A-LIGN Blog

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“Innovate Constantly” is one of our core values at A-LIGN, challenging every team member to keep climbing in their career by making an impact on their team, our organization and our industry.

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Which Compliance Audit is Right for Me?

How to choose the best compliance audit

When it comes to compliance audits, one should never follow the “one-size-fits-all” mentality. The type of audit you need often depends on your organization’s industry, specific client requests or type of data stored. With this in mind, we’ve broken down the basics of our top compliance audits in an effort to help you identify the […]

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Featured CLIMBER: Alexis Scarborough

CLIMBERS at A-LIGN take many different paths throughout their journey. Committing to the highest standards in your work and our organization is celebrated through our annual value awards at CLIMB, A-LIGN’s annual teambuilding and training event. This year, Alexis Scarborough is the winner of the “Commit to Quality” award.

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What is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)?

What is the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)?

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is the Department of Defense’s (DoD) newest verification mechanism designed to ensure that cybersecurity controls and processes adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that resides on Defense Industrial Base (DIB) systems and networks.

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Denver Blockchain Week and Global Blockchain Summit Recap

Gene Geiger, Chief Technology Officer at A-LIGN, recently presented on blockchain security at Global Blockchain Summit following a blockchain networking event hosted by A-LIGN in conjunction with Denver Blockchain Week Sept. 30 through Oct. 4 in Denver, CO.

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A-LIGN Announces First International Office Expansion in Bulgaria

Accelerated growth and demand in Cybersecurity leads A-LIGN to increase international presence to better service existing and new customers TAMPA, Fla. – Oct. 28, 2019 – A-LIGN, a cybersecurity and privacy compliance solutions provider that specializes in helping businesses navigate the complexities of regulatory and business-driven security and compliance needs, today announced the opening of […]

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A-LIGN Ranks #10 in Consulting Magazine’s Fastest Growing Firms

A-LIGN Recognized by Consulting Magazine with 308 Percent Growth TAMPA, Fla. – October 25, 2019 – A-LIGN, a leading provider of cybersecurity and privacy compliance solutions, announced it placed #10 in Consulting Magazine’s 2019 Fastest Growing Firms.

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SOC 1 or SOC 2: Which Is Right for My MSP?

SOC 1 or SOC 2: Which Is Right for My MSP?

Managed service providers (MSPs) provide a valuable service by enabling companies of all sizes to outsource their key information technology processes. Many of those companies who look to engage an MSP ask whether a SOC 1 or SOC 2 Examination has been completed to assess the MSP’s security posture.

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Top Tips for Effective Audit Preparation

Top Tips for Effective Audit Preparation

For any organization that stores, interprets and manages sensitive data, complying with cybersecurity requirements is of utmost importance. The most comprehensive way to test the strength and effectiveness of these systems is through a compliance assessment. Beginning this process, however, is no easy feat.

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ISO 27701: ISO Meets the GDPR

ISO 27701: ISO MEETS THE GDPR

What is ISO 27701? The ISO/IEC 27701:2019 standard was published on August 6, 2019, and provides the requirements and guidance for establishing, implementing, maintaining and continually improving a Privacy Information Management System (PIMS) as an extension of ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO/IEC 27002:2013. This extension replaces the development standard ISO 27552.

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