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CMMC Version 1.0 Released

Feb 3, 2020

Happy Monday! Last week, CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) version 1.0 was released. If you would like to view the document, you can click here. The CMMC Accreditation Body (CMMC-AB) was recently established as well, and you can view the board of directors here.

In other news, a Raytheon engineer was arrested by the FBI for taking his work laptop (which contained secret missile defense information) to China and then lying about it. It was stated that Raytheon had warned the engineer not to bring his laptop overseas, specifically China, and the engineer went against their wishes and was not truthful about it.

Finally, with the recent Coronavirus outbreak, cybersecurity experts are warning online users to be cautious of downloading any files that claim to have information on how to protect people from the virus or updates regarding the outbreak. There have been numerous computer viruses detected that are posing online as files containing information about the Coronavirus. As many people are actively searching online for any and all information they can about the virus, it goes without question that we are easy targets. Be safe when searching online, and do not download files from untrustworthy websites!

That’s all for today! Thank you for tuning in to this week’s segment of “Mondays With Miranda!” Keep up to date with current news by following NeQter Labs on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. We love comments and questions, so drop me an email info@neqterlabs.com.

About the Author: Miranda Simpson

Miranda Simpson is a Technical Writer & Support Representative at NeQter Labs, in Middletown, RI. She is extremely passionate about technology and cybersecurity. She enjoys long walks on the beach while listening to punk rock with her mobile walkman.

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