Monthly Archives: March 2020


Surviving the Economic Typhoon

How large companies can do their part for small businesses In stormy seas, it’s better to be on a capital ship than a smaller one. For those familiar with Naval History, Typhoon Cobra, did significant damage to the US Fleet in December 1944. The smaller escort destroyers, without sufficient fuel reserves to use as ballast or for maneuvering, were hardest hit. Three capsized with the loss of 790 crew. Today, we face a similar crisis. As the economy comes to [...]

2020-03-22T14:21:49-04:00By |

Why Layer 8 Security Became HITRUST Assessors

  For years we were asked if we could provide a 'seal of approval' or a 'certified by…' graphic for our clients. We always ensured that our clients were adhering to their necessary standards, but a seal of approval, or a certification, or a one-size-fits-all framework just wasn’t available. The approach used in the HITRUST CSF (Common Security Framework) greatly reduces the level of effort required for organizations’ assessment and reporting processes, and thus saves substantial time and money. This [...]

2020-04-06T15:17:17-04:00By |

Cyber Considerations For Your COVID-19 Planning

Cyber Considerations For Your COVID-19 Planning Managing Remote Workers, Thinking of Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and More For the first time in a long time companies need to manage the extremely disruptive effects of a novel virus. In response, businesses are changing the way they operate to limit the risks to employees and customers. To further complicate matters, businesses are also having to respond in a way that adheres to the cybersecurity practices that have become marketplace standard. This is [...]

2020-03-12T19:00:04-04:00By |

Leadership Musings by JPL #3

One of the most rewarding things we as leaders get to do is see our teammates succeed and receive promotions. Regardless of occupation (military or otherwise) seeing our colleagues grow in their careers is very fulfilling. I was honored on Sunday to attend the promotion ceremony of Major Samuel (Sam) Nop, Pennsylvania Air National Guard. Sam used to work for me at Marine Air Group 49 as a Corporal of Marines. At one point, Sam came to me and let [...]

2020-03-11T02:05:32-04:00By |