Risk Management Framework at Entrust Solutions: Our Experience, Approach, and Advice

For many government agencies and their contractors who deal with sensitive data, following the Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines is required by federal law. But implementing a high-quality RMF goes far beyond simply checking off each protocol one by one. Agencies and contractors engaged with RMF need to have a clear understanding of why this… Read more »

Expanding Our Experience with CIO-SP4, SeaPort, and More

Here at Entrust Solutions, we pride ourselves on continually diversifying our experience and our client base. Although we are a small business, our innovative technology and top-notch staff position us at the cutting edge of multiple tech fields, including cybersecurity, machine learning, software development, and IT contracting for government agencies. Over the years, we have… Read more »

12 Government Contracting Industry Trends in I.T.

If your organization aims to win contracts with the federal government, it’s important to stay informed about the latest government contracting industry trends. Knowing how contracts with the Department of Defense and other government entities are changing can allow you to adapt and better position your business to win upcoming contracts. Read about 12 of… Read more »

Entrust Solutions Earns Multiple Award Schedule from the GSA

As of September 2020, Entrust Solutions holds a Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) under the IT Solutions subcategory with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) that will last until September 2025. In short, this contract vehicle allows us to offer specialty IT and cybersecurity services to various government and defense agencies at discounted prices. Take a… Read more »

3 IT GRC Market Trends to Know in 2020

What are the latest IT GRC market trends? In 2020, there are 3 key IT GRC market trends that tech managers and business leaders should pay close attention to: Digitization through cloud computing Software advancements from AI and machine learning Increased cybersecurity and data privacy needs Within the past decade, the enforcement of governance, risk… Read more »

Will Bad Credit Affect Security Clearance in the IT Industry?

If you want to do IT work for government agencies, you may have wondered, “Will bad credit affect security clearance?” When you apply for security clearance, your financial history and current standing are extensively reviewed. Imperfect financial circumstances, such as bad credit scores, can have a negative influence on your application and potentially cause your… Read more »

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for Defense Contractors

If you want to work with the Department of Defense, you may be asking, “What is Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) for defense contractors?” Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification is a new requirement for defense contractors to ensure they maintain an adequate level of cybersecurity to prevent criminals from accessing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). Share our… Read more »

How Is Entrust Innovating in R&D? Meet Our AI Research Scientist

Most people think of large companies, like Google and Apple, as the primary technology innovators in the U.S. But there are plenty of small businesses, like Entrust Solutions, leading the way and finding inventive methods of addressing technological challenges. So how do we compete and push innovation? Many technology breakthroughs past and present originated from… Read more »

New Orleans Technology Research and Development Opportunities

Technological innovation can come from almost anywhere. The next big idea could begin in a basement or a Fortune 500 company. When it comes to systematically producing new and innovative technology, however, research and development is critical. In addition to R&D from private companies, the U.S. government funds a significant amount of technology research and… Read more »

Security Clearance Backlog 2019: Why You Need to Keep Your Clearance Active

A comprehensive study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published in 2017 shows that for over half a decade, there has been a nearly insurmountable backlog of security clearance applicants. The security clearance backlog in 2019 is still an obstruction for those seeking clearance, which is why it is critical that professionals who have… Read more »