The Uber Security Breach: 3 Takeaways to Secure Your Organization

In October 2016, Uber the global car sharing company, experienced a massive breach whereby hackers stole personal data from approximately 57 million users and drivers. After a year of concealment without regulatory notice and payment to the hackers to destroy the data, Uber finally disclosed the breach. As a result,…

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How Audits Enhance Your Business and Drive Revenue

Today, many businesses are presented with the opportunity for growth and development. With these new opportunities come risks and challenges, many of which they have never seen before. The digital landscape is as vast as it is complex, and businesses are seeking proactive guidance to address their information security risks,…

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A-LIGN’s GRC Software A-SCEND Streamlines Auditing Process

A-LIGN simplifies the audit and assessment process with A-SCEND, A-LIGN’s proprietary governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) software. A-SCEND was developed in-house with the goal of solving our clients’ needs, by creating a more efficient, organized auditing process experience. A-SCEND focuses on condensing the audit process by consolidating multiple audit…

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Ask A Hacker: A-LIGN’s Penetration Testers Conduct a Reddit Q&A

On Thursday, October 26th A-LIGN held an Ask Me Anything (AMA) Q&A forum on Reddit, to conclude National Cyber Security Awareness Month by providing further insight into the data breach landscape. Members of our penetration testing team answered questions regarding penetration testing, hacking, and information security. Below are the top…

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A-LIGN Welcomes Patrick Dillon as Chief Revenue Officer

A-LIGN has announced that Patrick Dillon has been named Chief Revenue Officer to facilitate new business development and maximize revenue following the firm’s 210% three-year growth rate. As Chief Revenue Officer, Patrick will be responsible for all Sales & Marketing activities, including – driving customer value, enhancing existing revenue streams,…

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Future of Healthcare: The Transforming Healthcare Industry [Free Download]

The healthcare environment is extremely dynamic, forcing organizations to find the right solution to match the rising challenges. Many of these solutions introduce new and emerging technologies, leaving healthcare organizations with increased vulnerabilities. Healthcare organizations of every size and type can be breached, so exploring every security solution is critical.

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Ask an Assessor: Death Master File

The Death Master File (DMF) is a protected file that includes information regarding the deceased such as: Name Date of Birth Date of Death Social Security Number Since November 28, 2016, organizations have faced a stricter certification process to be granted access to the DMF. In that time, A-LIGN has…

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Blockchain: Not Just for Bitcoin

Following the 2017 AICPA Engage Conference in Las Vegas, one topic has been the center of discussion: Blockchain. Previously associated with online currencies such as bitcoins, blockchain has now grown to acquire investments in the billions. According to Google Trends, ‘blockchain’ has reached its peak search interest this past…

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The Expedition to Information Security [Infographic]

As the world continues to advance, organizations are utilizing new technologies for improving their operations. The abundance of these new and emerging tools facilitate the way organizations conduct business through seamless communication and data transmission. The significant threat regarding this movement are the various cyber security risks. Due to the…

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7 Information Security Tips for Your Organization

Do you take the necessary precautions to ensure your information is stored and secured safely online? As the internet plays a larger role in our daily activities, it is important to highlight the type and amount of information we share can be used against us. As a result, we compiled…

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