Understanding Security Clearance Levels

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Imagine you’re applying for your dream job, but you notice it requires you to get a security clearance, and you don’t know why. It all comes down to information and safety.  At GEM Technology, we recognize the importance of security clearances in safeguarding national interests. These clearances aren’t just bureaucratic hoops job applicants may have […]

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Cybersecurity Trends Expected in 2024

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As our world becomes more connected it’s impossible to overstate how important cybersecurity is. It’s vital to protect sensitive information from ever-growing threats. Rapid technological evolution continues to shape our digital landscape. With it, cybersecurity is also constantly changing. Rise of AI and Machine Learning in Cybersecurity More than just a buzzword, Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

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10 Benefits of an Emergency Preparedness Plan

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Life is unpredictable, and unexpected events can catch us off guard. However, having an emergency preparedness plan is like having a trusty umbrella in case it rains. Let’s take a look at some of the advantages of being ready and equipped for a crisis.  1. Enhanced Safety Emergency preparedness planning protects you from unforeseen disasters. […]

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What You Need to Know About Counterintelligence

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Counterintelligence sits at the intersection of secrecy and strategy. Let’s explore this fascinating field that’s essential for national security. What is Counterintelligence? Traditional espionage involves surreptitiously gathering intelligence on an opponent’s or a foreign government’s goals and capabilities. Counterintelligence, on the other hand, identifies and seeks to stop that espionage. Importance to National Security When […]

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What is Physical Security?

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In our ever-evolving digital age, where screens dominate our lives, the importance of physical security remains steadfast. This isn’t just about locking doors and setting up fences; it’s a comprehensive approach to protecting our tangible assets, people, information, and critical infrastructure from harm. In this blog, we’ll go over some examples of physical security, and […]

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What is a Vulnerability Assessment and How Does It Work?

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A Vulnerability Assessment (VA) is a risk-based analytical process to evaluate the effectiveness of security systems to protect identified assets. This process can be used to evaluate assets such as schools, banks, churches, or electrical, nuclear, chemical, and biological facilities from both a physical security and a cybersecurity standpoint.  The VA process identifies and analyzes […]

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The Top 10 Most Common Cybersecurity Threats

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In today’s interconnected world, it’s vital to understand the most common types of digital security attacks. Let’s take a look at the ten most common ones so you can be prepared. 1. Phishing Attacks Phishing attacks take advantage of emails, text messages, or websites, and trick users into revealing their passwords, credit card numbers, or […]

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