Petronella Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Craig Petronella is the founder of Petronella Technology Group, Inc. (PTG) an internationally trusted IT cybersecurity and compliance consulting group with over 30 years’ experience helping federal contractors and businesses with cybersecurity and compliance regulations, and who’s patented 22-layer systems cover your People, Processes and Technology.

Craig is an Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author of many books, including “The Ultimate Guide To CMMC”, founder of the podcast Cybersecurity and Compliance with Craig Petronella - CMMC, NIST, DFARS, HIPAA, GDPR, ISO27001 and is an MIT Certified Professional in AI, Blockchain, Cybersecurity and Compliance.

Almost all of Craig's clients are earned by referral with little or no advertising, and he is well-known and highly-regarded in professional circles throughout the US, after serving as compliance consultant and conducting onsite risk assessments for over 500 medical practices, hospitals, and business associates across the country.

Continuity of your business operations starts with cybersafety.

PTG provides Cybersecurity & Compliance Consulting Services, including:

Remediation Consulting
Security Risk Assessments
Penetration Testing
Digital Forensics
Incident Response
Secure Hosting
Virtual Desktops
Managed Cybersecurity
Platinum Certified Sharpspring Marketing Automation Agency

We help defense contractors, medical practices, law firms and various businesses that are regulation comply with ANY regulation, including:

NIST 800-53 & 171
All ISO & SOC levels
& Many More...

We serve customers across all sectors in public & private organizations. We understand that each industry and organization has unique IT challenges and our expertise enables us to help you navigate the regulatory mandates and customize a solution tailored to your needs.

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Latest from Petronella Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics

Making the transition to ERP – Easier and more affordable than you think! Craig Petronella, founder and CEO of, Petronella Cybersecurity and interviews Len Reo of The Attivo Group. They discuss the importance of ERP systems and how to get a “single pane of glass” financial solution in place for your business. It’s easier and more affordable than you think and the value it provides to your business is immense!…
On February 16, Elon Musk announced that his electric car company, Tesla, would soon be allowing customers to buy their cars with Bitcoin. Up until now, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency has been mostly used as an investment product rather than a form of payment. Tesla’s move could change that. Here’s why Musk wants you to buy a Model 3 S X or Y with Bitcoin. Tesla has invested $ 1.5 billion in bitcoin. The company… | Get the latest facts on the CMMC, DFARS and NIST 800-171 from CMMC-AB Certified RPO – Listen to CMMC-AB RP Erin Dotsey and CMMC-AB RP Craig Petronella discuss CMMC, DFARS 252.204-7012 – Watch the recording on our youtube channel at – Please be sure to hit the subscribe button to stay updated! The DOD is done playing around. Get compliant with CMMC, DFARS and NIST 800-171 with products at
Craig Petronella and Attorney Lisa Shasteen talk about the latest news on Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, Ransomware, the importance of Security Risk Assessments now more than ever. Cybersecurity insurance requirements, vendor security questionnaires. Visit to purchase DIY products to help you proactively protect your organization from cybersecurity threats like Ransomware and malware. Practice proactive fire drills on your data backup, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity to score your organization and fill your gaps.…
Craig Petronella of Petronella Technology Group, Inc. and and Sanjeev Verma discuss a highly secure, CMMC and ITAR compliant, end to end encrypted email and file storage solution called Preveil that helps vastly accelerate compliance mandates with regulations such as CMMC, DFARS, NIST, ITAR, HIPAA, GDPR, and more. Be sure to contact Petronella for special discounted pricing on an exclusive compliance bundle that we’ve created and customized for our audience that combines the power…
Bitcoin News, Cryptocurrencies, Robinhood, Gamestop – PTG Podcast 02-04-21 with Craig Petronella of Petronella Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics and Justin Daniels: Legal & Business Advisor ➥ Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert ➥ Tedx and Keynote Speaker ➥Blockchain/AI Advisor➥Commercial UAS (Drone) Pilot…
It’s been almost a year now, since the pandemic seemingly turned our worlds upside-down in what was seemingly an instant.  Many workers who had never worked remotely began doing so on a regular basis.  And while that was immensely helpful in curtailing the spread of the physical virus, e-viruses have flourished, as anyone with even a grain of cybersecurity knowledge accurately predicted. So, while we tried to warn folks, we knew we’d have our work…
Today, Apple offered emergency security patches for the iOS 14.4 and iPad OS 14.4 platforms, warning users that they found three separate security vulnerabilities… Vulnerabilities that hackers might already be in the process of exploiting. READ: DO NOT DELAY UPDATING YOUR iPHONE OR OTHER APPLE DEVICE!!! While Apple declined to provide in-depth vulnerability details, here is what we do know? CVE-2021-1782: Kernel vulnerability Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges. Apple is…
We all asked the same question. How could Russian hackers have breached U.S. government agencies’ information systems? The answer is, they simply jiggled the door handles and checked for open windows, the way a burglar might do to get into your home. In this case, the bathroom window they came through was a software update from a vendor called SolarWinds. Many federal agencies and thousands of law firms and companies worldwide use SolarWinds’ Orion software…