C3 Returns to Microsoft Ignite The Tour

C3 Returns to Microsoft Ignite The Tour February 6-7, 2020 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC C3 is excited to announce that we will again be a sponsor of Microsoft Ignite The Tour on February 6th and 7th, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Microsoft Ignite is a free technical training event for system administrators and developers, as well as a great opportunity to network and...

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The C3 Team Supports “Wreaths Across America”

On December 14th, the C3 team gathered bright and early on a cold, soggy Saturday, bundled up in coats and gloves, filled coffee cups and headed over to Arlington National Cemetery, where we joined over 38,000 Americans to participate in Wreaths Across America. The annual event is a day of service in which volunteers lay wreaths on thousands of veteran’s graves at Arlington National Cemetery as ...

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CMMC Version 0.7 Released

CMMC Version 0.7 Released – Some Initial Thoughts The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Acquisition and Sustainment [OUSD(A&S)] released version 0.7 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification last week. Keeping with the trend of continual refinement, version 0.7 shed light on Level 4 and 5 as promised. Here’s our takeaways: On Time, On Target If ...

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GCC High Update: EM+S E5 Is Now Fully Available

GCC High Update: EM+S E5 A couple of important releases last month mark a major milestone for the GCC High program. Most notably, Microsoft Cloud App Security and Azure Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is now in general availability. This, combined with Microsoft Defender ATP, rounds out the Enterprise Mobility + Security E5 license. Until now, we’ve been reluctant to recommend the E5 licens...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without sending a thank you to all of the local businesses in our community and a special thank you to those who put their trust in us to manage their technology.   As we spend the day reflecting on what we’re thankful for, we hope you’re doing the same (and enjoying some delicious pumpkin pie while you’re at it!) Have a great Thanksgiving! ...

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Our Top Announcements from Microsoft Ignite

Top Announcements from Microsoft Ignite The C3 team was at Microsoft Ignite in force at the beginning of the month, and there is a lot to share. The annual event features a slew of product releases, some of which are rolling out and some of which are “coming soon.” We counted, and there were about 175 separate releases, but rest assured you probably don’t need all 175 (yet). So, here’s a ...

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CMMC Version 0.6 Released … Some Initial Thoughts

CMMC Version 0.6 Released The Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Undersecretary of Defense Acquisition and Sustainment [OUSD(A&S)] released Version 0.6 of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification last week. Some aspects have changed, and still, others seem to still be on hold. Here’s our takeaways: We’re all Taking CMMC Seriously Over the last few years, C3 has been trackin...

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For those who deserve our utmost respect… 

November 11th is Veterans Day…  A day where we stand united to honor those who are currently serving and those who have served – those who sacrificed for the common good of our country.    And for all they’ve done, we say thank you.  Thank you to those who have and those who continue to place themselves in harrowing situations in the name of protecting our freedom.  However you’re ...

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Happy Halloween 👻

Happy Halloween! What better time than now to tell some scary stories? Ok, so they’re not “scary stories” per se, but facts that will alarm AND spook you. A cyber-attack happens every 39 seconds. Over 75% of the healthcare industry was infected with malware last year. Human error accounts for 95% of ALL breaches that happen. Over 77% of companies don’t have a cybersecurity incident resp...

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October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This Month C3 Integrated Solutions is Focusing Even More on the Importance of Cybersecurity. “It’s not scary, it’s just security,” may seem like the understatement of the year. But really, security doesn’t have to be scary. Yes, there are over 100 controls, and yes, they can appear overwhelming. But compliance with NIST 800-171 is attainable. Over the next several weeks I will be writin...

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