Cybersecurity compliance for the small business…..its not as bad as it seems! Virtual Workshop

The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
Resource Partner event

Workshop will cover many aspects of Cybersecurity and Compliance Updates.  

We will talk about the current challenges faced by the small business Defense Industrial Base market in regard to Cybersecurity compliance, DFARS requirements, reporting and operational security. We will also look at the upcoming challenges posed by the impending Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements and review options that are open to small businesses and entrepreneurs needing to implement these security controls without breaking the bank!

 Facilitator: Chad Rodriguez joined JS Solutions (JSS) in the summer of 2021 as the Director of Strategy & Growth. Chad has an eye for identifying expansion opportunities in emerging markets and has experience supporting the Federal Government and Defense Industrial Base (DIB).

 Throughout his career, Chad has supported Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) efforts for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community in both the Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS). He is passionate about providing technical support to the warfighter in combat zones across the world. Chad has expert experience in the cybersecurity field, particularly in cyber compliance, risk management, and secure architecture and information system design. Chad has assisted multiple government commands and DIB contractors as a specialist in NIST Risk Management Framework and Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) compliance efforts. Chad prides himself on providing well thought and efficient solutions to both his government and consulting customers.


Chad Rodriguez

Director, Strategy & Growth

JS Solutions


The Catalyst has obtained Subject Matter Experts (SME) to share their knowledge during two-hour classes as part of our Government Contracting Credentials (GCC) series which is a series of classes for Government Contractors and their employees. For more information on the GCC Series visit: