Featured CLIMBER: Blaise Wabo

Featured CLIMBER: Blaise Wabo

This month’s Featured CLIMBER Blaise Wabo talks about his path from Douala, Cameroon, Africa, to his continued journey at A-LIGN as an Associate Director and Chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Network.

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NIST 800-53 Rev. 5 Adopts a Strategic Compliance Approach, Puts Privacy at a Premium

NIST 800-53 Rev. 5 Adopts a Strategic Compliance Approach, Puts Privacy at a Premium

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) latest version of Special Publication 800-53 places an enhanced focus on privacy controls and supply chain risk management.

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CMMC: Expert Advice on Cybersecurity Certification Next Steps

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The recent release of the Interim DFARS rule has raised a lot of concern and questions among U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractors.

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Mind the Gap: How to Change Auditors without Impacting Compliance

Mind the Gap: How to Change Auditors without Impacting Compliance

Increasingly, organizations are realizing that a strategic compliance program increases operational efficiencies by replacing ad hoc and transactional audits with a more thoughtful approach. And as organizations get more serious about strategic compliance, they realize consolidation is a key component.

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FIPS 140-2 and FedRAMP: A 3PAO Perspective

FIPS 140-2 and FedRAMP: A 3PAO Perspective

Many organizations understand encryption is the key to keeping sensitive information secure, but there are several options like modules and algorithms to choose from – many without an established standard.

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ISO 27701 Streamlines Data Privacy, Incorporates GDPR and CCPA concepts into Certifiable Standard

ISO 27701 Streamlines Data Privacy A-LIGN GDPR CCPA

Let A-LIGN guide your journey from Information Security Management System (ISMS) to Privacy Information Management System (PIMS)

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Myth-Busting
Strategic Compliance:
Fact and Fiction

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The most profound change that IT leaders need to make in their approach to strategic compliance is to their own mind. There are many self-imposed limiting beliefs that must be overcome.

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Featured CLIMBER:
Savannah Lazzara

Savannah Lazzara Blog

Employees at A-LIGN take many different paths throughout their journey – that’s why we sat down with Savannah Lazzara to talk about her journey from being an intern to a full-time Penetration Testing Staff Consultant at A-LIGN.

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A-LIGN Ranks #5 in Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Best Places to Work

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A-LIGN Elevates to Top Five Placement, Highlighting Commitment to Employees

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Transforming Compliance to Enable Digital Transformation

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Business has been transformed from the PC and corporate networks to mobile devices and cloud computing. Digital transformation is readily available to every organization but requires cybersecurity and compliance.

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