North Dakota Procurement Technical Assistance Center

A resource for assisting North Dakota businesses in obtaining federal, state, and local government contracts.

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Cybersecurity

Oct 2021: NIST, CUI, FAR, DFARS, MFA, POAM, SSP…WHAT??

Categories: Cybersecurity

Okay, it’s here to stay and there’s only more to come, especially with all the acronyms. Government contracting and cybersecurity will operate hand in hand forevermore. Therefore, you need to be ready to move, prepare for changes, and know it will be a bumpy path. If you are new to cybersecurity, please read our “Back […]

August 2021: Back to Cybersecurity

Categories: Cybersecurity

As we all know, cybersecurity is changing daily. Therefore, when addressing cybersecurity, it is important to know the basics, keep good housekeeping, continuously improve, and prepare for the future.    First, the basics of cybersecurity.    What is cybersecurity? It is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. Cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information, extorting money from users, or interrupting normal […]