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Jay Ferron

I am a self proclaimed geek who has authored, may technical training courses. As a speaker Jay has presented at many events including, user groups, Computer trade shows, DOD and federal conferences, ISPCON, TechEd, and WPC. Jay is on the global board member of GITCA. Past President of ISACA-CT, Past president APCUG and is a Microsoft MVP Enterprise Security. Jay has been a MVP in in Windows, HPC, and Azure.

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July 19th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information: Pre-Draft Call for Comments on the CUI Series NIST is seeking information for a planned update of the Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) series of publications, starting with Special Publication (SP) 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified - Read More
 
July 18th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
A Florida-based CEO was charged with selling $1 billion worth of counterfeit Cisco equipment imported from China, according to the Department of Justice.  The Justice Department announced in a release on Friday that they arrested 38-year-old Onur Aksoy for allegedly running multiple stores that - Read More
 
July 7th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) team at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has published volume B of a preliminary draft practice guide titled “Implementing a Zero Trust Architecture” and is seeking the public’s comments on its contents. This guide summarizes how the NCCoE - Read More
 
July 7th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
This Public Service Announcement is an update and companion piece to Business Email Compromise PSA I-091019-PSA posted on www.ic3.gov. This PSA includes new Internet Crime Complaint Center complaint information and updated statistics from October 2013 to December 2021.DEFINITIONBusiness Email - Read More
 
July 7th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) warns of an increase in complaints reporting the use of deepfakes and stolen Personally Identifiable Information (PII) to apply for a variety of remote work and work-at-home positions. Deepfakes include a video, an image, or recording convincingly - Read More
 
July 6th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 This uses vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to access victims’ networksSummaryActions to take today to mitigate cyber threats from ransomware:• Prioritize remediating known exploited vulnerabilities.• Train users to recognize and report phishing attempts.• Enable and enforce - Read More
 
July 5th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 NIST Announces the Release of Draft NIST IR 8323 Revision 1 | Foundational PNT Profile: Applying the Cybersecurity Framework for the Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Services.  Credit: Shutterstock About Revision 1 of the Profile The PNT cybersecurity profile is part - Read More
 
July 5th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 This is an IN-Person EventThe pandemic is (mostly) behind us now, but have perceptions and mindsets of city dwellers changed forever?Do young people see the world in the same way?Is there any evidence that people in cities now value work-life balance?At the Artificial Intelligence: Cloud and Edge - Read More
 
July 5th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
 Microsoft TrainingThe number of security incidents and information related to them are rising daily. Traditional tools and methods aren’t enough to process all the data and to respond to all the incidents. That is where SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response) can help.Where to - Read More
 
July 5th, 2022 | Jay Ferron | My information Resource
NIST has completed the third round of the Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) standardization process, which selects public-key cryptographic algorithms to protect information through the advent of quantum computers. A total of four candidate algorithms have been selected for standardization: CRYSTALS- - Read More
 

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