These workshops will provide you with the roadmap and tools to implement industry standards best practices utilized or required by many private, public or government organizations in order to do business with them.  You will learn valuable information to identify and reduce your risks yourself; no matter the size of your organization. Most of the actions are no-cost solutions, which are simple/easy to implement immediately.

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Workshop Dates/Locations: All workshops will run from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (CT) - These workshops are free and lunch will be provided.

  • September 14 - Fargo (NDSU - Quentin Burdick Building - Room 250, 1320 Albrecht Blvd)
  • September 15 - Grand Forks (UND Center for Innovation - Dahl Melroe Board Room, 4200 James Ray Dr)
  • September 15 - VIRTUAL
  • September 16 - Minot (Sleep Inn & Suites, Sunrise Room, 2400 10th St. SW)
  • September 17 - Bismarck (Bismarck State College, Student Union - Alumni Room, 1425 Schafer St.)

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Impact Dakota has a full menu of cybersecurity assessment and planning services.

These services include:

  • Cybersecurity Awareness Training – The Human Firewall – This training helps organizations increase their team’s awareness about cybersecurity. This includes basic information about cybercrimes and their impact, the ways teams may be vulnerable, and what actions can be taken to reduce a risk of being impacted.
  • Cybersecurity – LITE Organization Risk Assessment – Basic cybersecurity risk assessment is performed to the NIST MEP Manufacturers Guide to Cybersecurity For Small and -Medium Sized Manufacturers. Low, Medium and High risks are identified following the Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover framework. A Risk Mitigation Plan is then developed to reduce risks. (This is not full compliance to NIST SP 800-171or CMMC)
  • Cybersecurity NIST SP 800-171 Compliance – Whether you are supplying to U.S. government contracts or you just want to protect your valuable intellectual property best you can, NIST SP 800-171 standard is the industry recognized best practices for cybersecurity.  All Department of Defense (DoD) contractors must meet the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) minimum cybersecurity standards and prepare for CMMC, Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification. If you’re like many businesses, you may not know what is expected or even how to get started. Not to worry. Impact Dakota has assembled a team of cybersecurity experts to determine if you are compliant with the requirements described in NIST Special Publication 800-171 and help you get there.


Additional Cybersecurity Offerings include, but not limited to:

  • Active Directory Password Cracking
  • Assumed Breach
  • Building a Security Plan
  • Onsite Social Engineering
  • One-time phishing campaign
  • Security Education
  • Wireless Assessment
  • External Vulnerability Assessment
  • Internal Vulnerability Assessment
  • External Pentest
  • Internal Pentest
  • Phased Pentest
  • Web Application Test


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