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November 16, 2018 at 7:45 PM

Introducing the ThreatSwitch Inbox

When our team thinks about the goals of ThreatSwitch, it is to make the tough job of a security manager a little bit easier. That goal starts even before a security manager logs in, when the question arises "What do I need to get done today?" In order to help answer that question, we're releasing the first version of the ThreatSwitch Inbox.

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October 22, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Continuous Evaluation

As the government moves towards increasingly using Continuous Evaluation to expedite the investigation, ThreatSwitch has you covered. You can now mark personnel as Continuous Evaluation, filter based on that flag, and run exports based on that information.

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October 8, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Intelligent exporting

Wrestling with Excel is so exhausting. Sometimes you would love to have the exact data that you're looking for without having to create tables and sort and filter. With our latest exports, you can query the exact data you need directly in ThreatSwitch and our enhanced reports will provide you with that perfect slice of data.

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September 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Contract Organization

Contracts are an essential part of organizing security compliance. Now in ThreatSwitch you have the tools to better organize and sort your contracts by assigning contracts as "Prime" or "Subcontract"

We're also excited to announce that you can now control when welcome emails are sent. This should be helpful for customers who want to send a formal internal communication before employees receive login credentials.

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August 27, 2018 at 8:45 AM

Cleaner Look, Stronger Security

We've implemented a couple of design changes to make ThreatSwitch easier-than-ever to use. You'll notice that a slew of small changes that should add up to make navigating in ThreatSwitch a more enjoyable experience.

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July 20, 2018 at 6:38 PM

Contracts + People = Happier Management

Managing contracts based on your personnel is an integral component of your NISPOM compliance. ThreatSwitch's tools just got a bit more powerful by enabling security managers to link individual employees to contracts. You can filter down your personnel lists by contract, and assign training based on different contracts as well.

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July 9, 2018 at 12:09 PM

Only see what you need with filtered views

Suffering from information overload? We've introduced smart filtering in our table views to help.  Narrow down your results by a specific CAGE code, status, role, risk score, and more.

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June 6, 2018 at 2:56 PM

DISS Goes Live THIS WEEK (June 7)

Big news from NCMS . . . user provisioning for DISS will begin this week with users who are KMPs and FSOs. Look for the notice coming your way. It's critical that you get your account cleaned up and ready to go. For more information click here.

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May 11, 2018 at 4:05 PM

Badge Documents, Better Downloads, Improved Reporting

Another busy week from down here in the ThreatSwitch boiler room: We've added several new features, streamlined old ones, and addressed a few tricky bugs.

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May 1, 2018 at 3:02 PM

Introducing Badges

As it turns out, we do need badges.  Fortunately, we're here to help:  The latest version of ThreatSwitch includes Badge Management (as well as a whole lot of enhancements and bug fixes)!

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November 16, 2018 at 7:45 PM

Introducing the ThreatSwitch Inbox

When our team thinks about the goals of ThreatSwitch, it is to make the tough job of a security manager a little bit easier. That goal starts even before a security manager logs in, when the question arises "What do I need to get done today?" In order to help answer that question, we're releasing the first version of the ThreatSwitch Inbox.

Read More
October 22, 2018 at 3:35 PM

Continuous Evaluation

As the government moves towards increasingly using Continuous Evaluation to expedite the investigation, ThreatSwitch has you covered. You can now mark personnel as Continuous Evaluation, filter based on that flag, and run exports based on that information.

Read More
October 8, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Intelligent exporting

Wrestling with Excel is so exhausting. Sometimes you would love to have the exact data that you're looking for without having to create tables and sort and filter. With our latest exports, you can query the exact data you need directly in ThreatSwitch and our enhanced reports will provide you with that perfect slice of data.

Read More
September 25, 2018 at 6:30 PM

Contract Organization

Contracts are an essential part of organizing security compliance. Now in ThreatSwitch you have the tools to better organize and sort your contracts by assigning contracts as "Prime" or "Subcontract"

We're also excited to announce that you can now control when welcome emails are sent. This should be helpful for customers who want to send a formal internal communication before employees receive login credentials.

Read More
August 27, 2018 at 8:45 AM

Cleaner Look, Stronger Security

We've implemented a couple of design changes to make ThreatSwitch easier-than-ever to use. You'll notice that a slew of small changes that should add up to make navigating in ThreatSwitch a more enjoyable experience.

Read More
July 20, 2018 at 6:38 PM

Contracts + People = Happier Management

Managing contracts based on your personnel is an integral component of your NISPOM compliance. ThreatSwitch's tools just got a bit more powerful by enabling security managers to link individual employees to contracts. You can filter down your personnel lists by contract, and assign training based on different contracts as well.

Read More
July 9, 2018 at 12:09 PM

Only see what you need with filtered views

Suffering from information overload? We've introduced smart filtering in our table views to help.  Narrow down your results by a specific CAGE code, status, role, risk score, and more.

Read More
May 11, 2018 at 4:05 PM

Badge Documents, Better Downloads, Improved Reporting

Another busy week from down here in the ThreatSwitch boiler room: We've added several new features, streamlined old ones, and addressed a few tricky bugs.

Read More
May 1, 2018 at 3:02 PM

Introducing Badges

As it turns out, we do need badges.  Fortunately, we're here to help:  The latest version of ThreatSwitch includes Badge Management (as well as a whole lot of enhancements and bug fixes)!

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March 30, 2018 at 12:33 PM

New features for Accesses, User Profiles, Visit Requests, and whole lot of bug fixes!

Another day, another update!  The development team has been hard at work to deliver a fresh batch of features.

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August 9, 2017 at 2:03 PM

Defense Contractors: How SEAD 3 puts you in the reporting business


If you're a federal contractor, your reporting requirements just changed -- dramatically.  The days of perhaps one report to security per employee every year is over. 

Security Agent Executive Directive 3 (SEAD 3) just dropped from our friends at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). SEAD 3 became effective June 12, 2017 and requires contractors holding sensitive positions or who have access to any type of classified information to report a variety of life events, including all non-work related foreign travel and substantive foreign contacts to their local security office. 

This is well beyond the NISPOM or security clearance reporting we're used to and the time to get smart on it is now. Keep reading to learn more. 

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June 6, 2017 at 9:16 AM

DSS In Transition: What it Means for You


SUMMARY:

The Defense Security Service (DSS) is planning a completely new way of thinking about industrial security and the NISPOM. Are you ready? The infographic below highlights a few things cleared federal contractors need to do to begin adapting to "DSS in Transition" (DiT).


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January 25, 2017 at 9:44 PM

01/26/2017 ThreatSwitch Code Release

What's New

  • Added an Insider Threat Program Plan (ITTP) template located under the profile menu
  • Added username (user display name) and dropdown arrow to the profile menu
  • Changed the subject field title to "Who are you reporting on?"on the create new incident screen
  • Changed "Watchers" field title to "Reporter" on the create new incident screen
  • Replaced dropdown from "Watchers" (reporter) field to current user as default reporter
  • Users are now instantly redirected to the login screen upon logout
  • Removed all the "Import CSV" buttons from screens which cannot use a CSV to import
  • Various other UX/UI Fixes
  • Various other bug fixes
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January 9, 2017 at 3:27 PM

ThreatSwitch Founder and CEO John Dillard on Launching a Cybersecurity Startup

John Dillard and ThreatSwitch were featured in a recent interview by StartCharlotte:

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November 2, 2016 at 7:53 PM

Mach37: Innovation & productivity

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July 28, 2016 at 4:03 PM

ThreatSwitch's John Dillard Featured in Business Collective (YEC)

If you're in the market for an inspiring article - look no further. You have got to check out John Dillard's interview with Bussiness Collective (YEC). It will open your eyes and motivate you to make yourself and your company the best it can be!

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July 26, 2016 at 10:58 AM

ThreatSwitch's platform GovCloud receives FedRAMP High Authorization

The following information was retrieved via Amazon Press Releases:

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July 25, 2016 at 10:53 AM

Negligence and Carelessness: Punk Rock Band, or Conforming Change 2 Requirement?

By now, you are familiar with the concept of insider threat and the ways in which the methodology outlined in Conforming Change 2 can help identify and mitigate malicious attacks against your company's assets. It goes without saying that blatant disregard for security protocol and obvious signs of employee disgruntlement should be documented and investigated immediately. But in order to reach full compliance (and maximum effectiveness), you can’t stop there! Let’s take a look at section 3-104.b of Industrial Security Letter (ISL) 2016-02:

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July 21, 2016 at 7:30 PM

Insider Threat Prevention: Reducing Inadvertent Threats

Dealing with insider threats is a complicated, time-consuming task. With so many potential threats to protect against, you might not know where to begin. Do you start with data, privacy or physical security? How much of your budget should you allocate to each? Before you can answer these questions, you need to know what you’re up against.

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July 20, 2016 at 7:30 PM

4 Steps to Better Insider Threat Detection Without a Budget Increase

There is an ever-growing need to improve your agency’s insider threat detection, recognition and mitigation abilities. New legislation also stresses better organizational security for federal agencies.

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