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July Virtual General Membership Meeting: RADM Brendan McLane

RADM Brendan McLane, Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic
RADM Brendan McLane, Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic

The July VSRA General Membership meeting of 2021 will be held in-person at the Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. The speaker for the meeting will be RADM Brendan McLane.

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VSRA Ship Repair Night with Lionsbridge

Lionsbridge FC & VSRA Partnership
Lionsbridge FC & VSRA Partnership

The Strength Behind the Fleet is now also the Strength Behind the Bridge! The Virginia Ship Repair Association and Lionsbridge Football Club are partnering for a semi-pro soccer match and pre-match community festival on Saturday, July 24!

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Featured Article: The Advent of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Gabriel Diaz, III, G2 OPS
Gabriel Diaz, III, G2 OPS

 The Threat

The time to improve and fortify your cybersecurity system is now! Ever-present threats from hackers, bad actors, and foreign powers threaten cybersecurity in countless ways. Developing a secure cybersecurity infrastructure will mitigate this threat. Ever-changing technological advances have led to an unprecedented amount of data breaches and, in case you haven’t been paying attention to recent trends, it’s only going to get worse. Statistics from the past decade indicate a clear increase in data breaches1,2,3, most of which stem from a combination of poorly trained personnel4 and poorly implemented security controls5, most often the former eclipsing the latter. Technological advancements and cybersecurity threats are unfortunately moving at a pace that is forcing organizations into a state of never-ending cybersecurity-catch-up. The recent Colonial Pipeline cyberattack is a startling reminder of just how vulnerable some systems can be.

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VSRA Member Reunion Social: Let's Be Party Animals! A Wild Success

Foundation Board Members Chris Murray & Terry Stead
Foundation Board Members Chris Murray & Terry Stead

After well over a year without in-person VSRA membership events due to the pandemic members flocked out to finally reunite under the Virginia Zoo’s event pavilion on June 24th.

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VSRF 35th Annual Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2021 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are more sponsorship opportunities available. 

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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New VSRA Member Companies

Two new member companies joined VSRA in the month of June, bringing the membership total to 299. Please join us in welcoming:

CyberCatch 

RST Marine Works LLC

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757) 963-2211, or kbryan@nationwideskilledtrades.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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