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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Are You Ready for the DOE Annual Audit? 6 Steps to Ensure Compliance

As the digital landscape evolves and transforms the way organizations run their operations, many experience unprecedented opportunities as well as new challenges. In recent years, universities and colleges have experienced a higher number of cyber-attacks and security breaches due to a lack of a proper security infrastructure to secure student…

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The A-LIGN Way: Focus on the Client and Not on Sales Quotas

At A-LIGN, we relentlessly strive to exceed our clients’ expectations on every level by delivering the highest quality of service and unparalleled support. As a global information security and cyber risk advisory, and compliance solutions provider, we are committed to providing proactive guidance on information security risks that could affect…

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