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Understanding Cybersecurity Risk Management

Friday, October 15, 2021 | Cybersecurity
Manufacturing was the second most targeted industry by cybercriminals in 2020. Washington State manufacturers need to step up their cyber security measures to meet this risi... Read More

CMMC Compliance: What Is It And Why Do You Need To Know?

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
In a growing IT market, there is an even greater need for cybersecurity. The Department of Defense (DoD) is implementing new changes to policies related to contractors. The Cybersecurity Maturity... Read More

Advanced Technology Team Established to Help Manufacturers Solve New or Emerging Manufacturing Challenges

Thursday, January 21, 2021 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, Manufacturing, Robotics
As you bring your plant into the next century, Impact Washington has resources available to help you on your journey with Industry 4.0, Cobots, 3D printing, or any other technical challenge you may ha... Read More

Selecting Security and Privacy Controls: Choosing the Right Approach

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | Cybersecurity
By: Ron Ross, Victoria Yan Pillitteri and Naomi Lefkovitz Recently, NIST published a significant update to its flagship security and privacy controls catalog, Special Public... Read More

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: If You Connect IT, Protect IT.

Monday, October 5, 2020 | Cybersecurity
Brought to you by NIST The first blog highlighting NIST resources for Cybersecurity Awareness Month is from NIST’s Danielle Santos, a program manager for the National Initiative... Read More

DFARS and Understanding the DoD's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Training Set for Early Fall

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, News Release
Cybersecurity readiness training promises to help clear roadblocks to new certification requirements for Washington State Defense Contractors Impact Washington, the go-to consulting agency for ... Read More

Washington State Department of Commerce Invests in Defense Manufacturers with Cybersecurity Training

Monday, August 17, 2020 | Aerospace, Cybersecurity, News Release
Partnership with Impact Washington will provide Defense Manufacturers with actionable steps to comply with emerging cybersecurity standards. Deloit R. Wolfe Jr., President, and Center Director of Im... Read More

Learn What NIST SP 800-171 is and Who Needs to Follow It?

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
This article originally appeared on IndustryWeek. Guest blog post by Traci Spencer, Grant Program Manager for TechSolve, Inc., the southwest regional partner of the Ohio MEP, part of the MEP National ... Read More

5 WAYS TO BE CYBER SECURE AT WORK

Friday, October 11, 2019 | Cybersecurity, Manufacturing
Businesses face significant financial loss when a cyber attack occurs. In 2018, the U.S. business sector had the largest number of data breaches ever recorded: 571 breaches. Cybercriminals often rely ... Read More

Q&A With Sarah Stuart: Guest Post On Cybersecurity

Thursday, December 28, 2017 | Cybersecurity
  Geoff Lawrence, Account Executive This month’s Q&A With Sarah Stuart is hosted by her colleague, Geoff Lawrence, Impact Washington’s resident expert on Cybersecurity.&nb... Read More