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Xylok Announces Fixed ASCA Pricing

Xylok is proud to announce new fixed-cost pricing for RMF Assessments (the RMF accreditation process). As an Agent for the Security Control Assessor (ASCA), Xylok performs all the required RMF assessment technical scans, process and documentation reviews, and reporting for the SCA. Xylok completes all these requirements in 10 weeks. By offering a fixed price and a fixed timeline, organizations are able to budget for the accreditation process and determine the appropriate time to schedule Xylok as the ASCA. Read More…

Xylok selected as ASCA for AFLCMC

Xylok was awarded an ASCA contract worth $250,000 to perform an RMF Assessment on the Ground Based Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) System Generation 2 at the System Programming Agency (SPA) on Peterson, AFB CO and Beale, AFB CA. With only three days of downtime and three months of work total for the two systems, Xylok analyzed all technical compliance information and process and documentation, generating the documentation needed for A2/3/6 to reach an ATO decision. Read More…

Standard Space Trainer Purchases Xylok Scanner License

A Xylok Scanner license was purchased by Sonalysts in support of the Air Force’s new Standard Space Trainer (SST). Using the Xylok Scanner, the Air Force is able to verify compliance and continuously monitor the system for any changes to the baseline configuration. Xylok Scanner continues to provide value for Air Force systems cybersecurity compliance needs world-wide. Read Complete Article…

Xylok's Air Force-wide ASCA license renewed

11 September 2018 - Air Force Space Command’s (AFSPC) Security Control Assessor (SCA) has renewed the authorization for Xylok, LLC to act as an Air Force General Agent and AFSPC Special Agent to conduct system accreditations thoughout the Air Force. “This is a great recognition of the continued excellence and value that Xylok brings to the ASCA community,” said Bryce Batchman, Chief Operating Officer at Xylok. Read More…

AFSCN Uses Xylok Scanner

Xylok is proud to announce that the AF Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) uses Xylok on their sites world-wide. The use of Xylok allows AFSCN to verify that their sites remain consistent across all sites and match the expected configuration from the development network. Read Complete Article…

Scan Post-Processing Using Python 3

False Positives. We have all been there when scanning a system. The scanner tells you something is wrong, but you go to the offending computer and manually check the finding only to find that it is either set correctly or set even more stringent than the benchmark you are comparing against. Unfortunately, that is a lot of time wasted only to find out the system was configured correctly. The Xylok Scanner has two benefits to help you minimize the time spent verifying false positives. Read More…

Xylok granted Air Force-wide ASCA license

18 October 2017 - Air Force Space Command’s (AFSPC) Security Control Assessor (SCA) has authorized Xylok, LLC to act as an Air Force General Agent and AFSPC Special Agent to conduct system accreditations thoughout the Air Force. “We’re proud to be supporting the Air Force with our excellent cybersecurity services and using our own Xylok Scanner to save time, personnel, and money,” said Kevin Pridgeon, head of Strategic Development at Xylok. Read More…

14th Test Squadron Selects Xylok Scanner

The 14th Test Squadron has decided to use the Xylok Scanner to perform all cybersecurity vulernability assessments and ASCA work using the Xylok Scanner. Following extensive research and case studies into multiple cybersecurity solutions, the decision has been made to move from an in-house solution to the Xylok Scanner as the future of the organization. Read Complete Article…