Free Ways to Earn CEUs!

You’ve earned your CISSP or your Security+ certification…now you need to maintain it. No one wants to have to take those beastly exams again! But how do you do that without spending a lot of money? Sure you could take other classes (and will need to to remain relevant, of course), but sometimes there isn’t…

Information Security Continuous Monitoring Course Date Just Added!

We have just added a course date for the Information Security Continuous Monitoring training that is coming up this fall (September 22 – 24, 2015). Information Security Continuous Monitoring (three days) covers roles and responsibilities, establishment and implementation of the ISCM strategy, analysis and reporting of findings, and program review in accordance with NIST Special Publication…

Why NIST’s Free Online RMF Training is Not Enough

As many of you are already aware, NIST offers free online Risk Management Framework training as a resource on their website.  While this is a great resource containing excellent information and should be included in your learning plan, it is not enough when it comes to preparing yourself and your staff for the transition from DIACAP…

Spotlight: Information Security Continuous Monitoring

By Lon Berman, CISSP No longer just a technical issue, instead a strategic program to manage cybersecurity risk. Targeted cyber attacks are a strategic organizational problem. Cyber attackers are more sophisticated than ever before, and it has become vitally important to understand how to manage risk and implement a continuous monitoring program.  More than just…

RMF Transition—What is the Real Timeline?

By Lon Berman of BAI, Inc. Now that RMF is official DoD policy, every DoD system owner needs to begin planning their “transition” from DIACAP. In order to plan and execute the transition, system owners need the answers to three basic questions: What does the transition process entail? When do I need to begin the…

Spotlight: Transitioning to the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

With the publication of revised DoD Instruction 8510.01, adoption of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) by DoD has begun.  DoD programs are busy planning and implementing strategies for transitioning from DIACAP to “RMF for DoD IT”. What Efforts are Taking Place in Support of the RMF Transition? Tier 1: DoD Enterprise RMF Knowledge Service –…

RMF Training: Better Price. Better Delivery. Best Results.

The DoD has announced that RMF for DoD IT will supercede the current DIACAP requirements. Revised DoD IA policies and procedures will not be published until later this year and there’s sure to be a “phase in” period. Why should your organization be concerned about preparing for the upcoming RMF transition now? Get Familiarized with…

RMF Transition Timeline Infographic

IT Dojo offers a comprehensive course on the transition from DIACAP to RMF.  Please take a look at our RMF training courses here. Here is a link to a great book on RMF that we highly recommend. A ton of other information can be found on the NIST web site.