In 2007, ITT was fined  $100 million for illegally exporting night vision technology. ITT thought that they could work around the imposed restrictions. However, the government didn’t agree with how they interpreted the rules. In April 2018, FLIR Systems was fined $30 million by the State Department for transferring USML data to employees holding dual nationalities. FLIR was also instructed...
Cybersecurity incidences continue impacting consumers and entities worldwide. The impact of a single incident can be profound. Although people often focus on their personally identifiable information (PII) being stolen and the impact this would have on their life, if specific information related to the Department of Defense (DoD) got into the wrong hands, the impact...
CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) version 2.0 was released in November 2021 is an improvement of CMMC meant to simplify and streamline the certification process. CMMC 2.0 includes the new CMMC levels and the updated procedures and practices. It also establishes a more targeted approach towards safeguarding controlled unclassified information. However, many organizations in the...
Corporations allow their employees to access data using cloud software and mobile devices regardless of their location. As a result, the security perimeter has grown beyond the office walls. Valuable data is transferred between IaaS, SaaS, IoT devices, data centers, and many more platforms and devices. Consequently, this has exposed corporations to cyber incidences. As...
Any Research Laboratory, University, corporation, or any other form of organization within the U.S. dealing with furnishing defense services, manufacturing, or exporting defense items must register with DDTC and comply with ITAR. Unauthorized export of any of the items listed in the USML (United States Munitions List) could result in hefty penalties. There are over 13000 universities,...