CMMC 2.0 Compliance: Preparing for Certification

CMMC 2.0 Compliance: Preparing for Certification

With cybercrime projected to cause global losses of up to $10.5 trillion annually by 2025, industries like federal contracting and national defense face unprecedented risks. To fortify the security of its supply chain, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) introduced the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Now, with the introduction of CMMC 2.0, this framework … Read more

BEAD Cybersecurity Requirements – All You Need to Know

BEAD Cybersecurity Requirements – All You Need to Know

Securing Your BEAD Award: A Guide for ISPs on Meeting Broadband Equity Access and Deployment Program Cybersecurity Requirements Imagine a future in which every American, regardless of location, has access to high-speed internet ― where the digital divide is a thing of the past and the opportunities the internet presents are available to all.  This … Read more

Fortifying Cybersecurity in State and Local Government

Fortifying Cybersecurity in State and Local Government

Cybersecurity in Government In an age where digital technology permeates every aspect of our lives, government agencies stand at a critical juncture in the fight against cyber threats. The rising tide of cyberattacks necessitates a multi-layered, dynamic approach to cybersecurity. Protecting sensitive data is not just about warding off threats but also building a resilient, … Read more

7 Key Questions for Hiring an IT Project Manager

7 Key Questions for Hiring an IT Project Manager

Hiring the right IT project manager is critical to the success of your projects and the overall efficiency of your organization’s IT operations. An exceptional IT project manager possesses unique skills, experience, and traits that enable her or him to lead teams and deliver successful projects effectively. Let’s explore six key questions that will help … Read more

10 Benefits of Outsourced IT Project Management

10 Benefits of Outsourced IT Project Management

Outsourcing IT project management has become increasingly popular as organizations strive to enhance efficiency, reduce costs, and optimize project outcomes. Businesses can leverage various benefits beyond traditional in-house control by entrusting project management responsibilities to external experts. Let’s explore ten powerful benefits of outsourced IT project management, highlighting its value in driving success in IT … Read more

The Power of Privileged Access Management

The Power of Privileged Access Management

In today’s digital landscape, protecting sensitive data and preventing unauthorized access is paramount for organizations. Privileged access management (PAM) has emerged as a vital security practice focusing on securing secret accounts and ensuring only authorized individuals can access critical systems and sensitive information. In this blog post, we will explore what PAM is, its relevance … Read more

Understanding Microsoft Active Directory for IAM

Understanding Microsoft Active Directory for IAM

Identity and Access Management (IAM) has become a vital part of modern business, allowing organizations to manage their employees’ and customers’ identities and access. Within this context, Microsoft Active Directory (AD) has become a prominent tool many organizations use to manage user identities and access permissions. At AIS Network, we know a lot about it … Read more

AISN Website Modernization Drives Accessibility

Website Modernization Drives an Inclusive, Online Experience, Security and Compliance

Making Websites More Accessible Around 26 percent of U.S. adults, or 61 million people, currently live with a disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To ensure equal access to information and communication for all individuals, the U.S. Department of Justice issued new guidelines in 2022 to prompt state and local governments … Read more

Enhancing Cybersecurity With Penetration Testing

Enhancing Cybersecurity With Penetration Testing

What Is a Penetration Test? You know you need one, but what exactly is a pen test? A penetration test, also known as a pen test, assesses the security of a computer system, network, or web application by simulating an attack from an adversary. This testing involves using tools and techniques to exploit known vulnerabilities … Read more

Avoid These 6 Multicloud Management Pitfalls

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Multicloud management has become increasingly popular in recent years as organizations look to take advantage of the flexibility, scalability and redundancy offered by multiple cloud providers. However, managing multiple clouds can be a complex and challenging task, and there are several pitfalls to watch out for. In this article, we’ll explore six of the most common … Read more