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NAFCU Picks KCG as Cybersecurity, Penetration Testing Services Provider; Randy Salser, Maryann Hirsch Comment

The National Association of Federal Credit Unions Services Corp. has chosen Knowledge Consulting Group to provide cybersecurity consulting and penetration testing services for NAFCU members. KCG said Monday it received the preferred partner designation from NAFCU Services after three committees of credit union CEOs conducted a review. NAFCU Services President Randy …

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KCG Appointment Highlights Renewed Focus on New Areas in Security, Risk Mgmt

Knowledge Consulting Group has appointed Matt Mitchell to lead its commercial security solutions division as the company works to expand its business in the commercial market. The company said Monday the former director of risk assurance services will be in charge of KCG’s commercial cybersecurity, compliance and risk management portfolio. KCG President Maryann Hirsch noted that …

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KCG Receives A2LA Accreditation as Cloud Inspector; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has received an accreditation as a third-party cloud products and services assessor for FedRAMP after the company complated an evaluation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation. The ISO/IEC 17020:2012 permits KCG to conduct inspections and tests of cloud information systems on behalf of the government, the company said …

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KCG Earns Cardholder Data Security Assessor Designation; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has been authorized by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to perform compliance audits in establishments that process, store and transmit sensitive cardholder information. The council requires that merchants and service providers comply with information security controls intended to protect clients’ payment data, KCG said Monday. …

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KCG Helps Cloud Provider Akamai Gain FedRAMP Approval; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has audited Akamai Technologies‘ cloud-based offerings as an independent third-party assessment organization for the Federal Risk Authorization Management Program. Akamai secured FedRAMP provisional authorization to offer cloud services to government agencies after passing the audit, KCG said Tuesday. “As one of only a handful of companies to …

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KCG Wins GSA Cyber Services Contract; Maryann Hirsch Comments

Knowledge Consulting Group has won a $3.3 million task order from the General Services Administration to provide information security assessment and authorization services to the Office of the Chief Information Officer in GSA's federal acquisition service. The contract awarded by GSA’s federal systems integration and management center includes an 11 month base period …

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