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CMMC V1.02 – PE.1.134 – Control and Manage Physical Access Devices

The final Practice within the Physical Security (PE) Domain and Capability, Limit Physical Access, is PE.1.134, Control and manage physical access devices.  This Practice focuses on who can access the physical equipment used to track physical access to a facility (e.g., locks, badging, key cards, etc.) and who is responsible for monitoring and managing access […]

CMMC V1.02 – PE.1.133 – Maintain Audit Logs of Physical Access

PE.1.133 marks the third practice within the Domain, Physical Security, and Capability, Limit physical Access.  Where the first two practices within PE were focused on limiting access to systems and individuals, this Practice focuses on the documentation process of how you limit access:  Using audit logs.  As the content below explains, it is not necessary […]

Sound Business Planning Produces Runaway Sales In Global Markets

Roswell equipment makers Andal and Balu Balasubramanian are feeding the foodie revolution now raging from coffee shops to craft breweries: an explosion of bean-to-bar dark chocolates. And their equipment empowers chocolate makers to control the process every step along the way, from the single origin, ethically traded cocoa bean to the final chocolate bar.   […]

Sound Startup Advice Leads to Rapid Growth for Canine Rehab Center

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Georgia Bottoms is a licensed physical therapist. She treated people in acute care and skilled nursing facilities in Savannah before becoming the wound care coordinator at Memorial Health. However, her focus changed from people to their dogs after her pup, Ripken, needed extensive rehabilitation to recover from knee surgery. “The physical therapist in the clinic […]

Why StartSMART and GrowSMART? The Value of Business Training

Phases of Business Life Cycle

A guy I used to work with in public safety, Steve Mattoon, used to say, “In a critical situation, we do not rise to the level of our expectations, we fall to the level of our training.”  That statement is as true in law enforcement and the military as it is in running a small […]

A UGA-Assisted Doggy Day Care and Dog Treat Bakery in Savannah is Thriving

When Tonya and Nick Rintye decided to open a day care and boarding facility for dogs, they went to the UGA Small Business Development Center (UGA SBDC) in Savannah for assistance. They learned right away that they needed more than an idea to start a business. “I didn’t have any money to put down on a […]

Best Practices in Business Help Dunwoody-based Special Education Practice Expand

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Becky Lamont dedicated the first 17 years of her career serving public school districts as a special education teacher and administrator, rising to program manager in the Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia. The district—the size of Georgia’s DeKalb and Gwinnett school systems combined—had 300 autism classrooms in the program she managed using research-based practices […]

2018 Business Plan Essentials – July

Growing a business?  Starting a business?  What is your plan?  So many questions with answers available for you at the next Business Plan Essentials class.  Join us for an evening session in June and move forward strategically with your business.  Succession planning for business owners included to wrap up the class. Where: (Note our new […]