A-LIGN Blog

A-LIGN’s First Annual Compliance Benchmark Report Reveals Compliance Programs Overwhelmingly On Track Despite Pandemic 

85% of Respondents Completed Their Planned Audits or Assessments, While Highlighting New Opportunities and Challenges For Compliance Teams. 

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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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A-LIGN Insights: April 2021

In this issue, we discuss Mamba ransomware, steps to create incident response plans and more.

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A-LIGN Finishes Record First Quarter, Expands Service Lines and Global Footprint

A-LIGN Finishes Record First Quarter, Expands Service Lines and Global Footprint

Strong brand leadership and growing demand for cybersecurity audits fuel 52% YoY growth in Q1 2021, accelerate plans for new offices in Ireland and Panama.

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How to Announce Your Cybersecurity Assessment with a Press Release

How to Announce Your Cybersecurity Assessment with a Press Release

You’ve just finished any one of the numerous cybersecurity assessments that are common today. Congratulations… but now what? This post describes some of the ways to leverage that final report and drive new revenue into your business, starting with a press release and an announcement plan.

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Elevating Women in the Workplace: A-LIGN Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

Elevating Women in the Workplace: A-LIGN Celebrates Women’s History Month 2021

A-LIGN celebrated Women’s History Month this year and its theme “Choose to Challenge” by sparking critical conversations with women leaders within the organization and offering opportunities for CLIMBERS to learn how they can elevate women in the workplace. 

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Featured CLIMBER: Nina Knight

Featured CLIMBER: Nina Knight

Senior Talent Acquisition Professional and Featured CLIMBER Nina Knight shares her unique journey to finding a career in recruiting, why she believes finding talent in the cybersecurity industry is important, and how the pandemic has affected the recruiting process.

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Don’t Wait: The Risks of Putting Off Your SOC 2 Audit

Don’t Wait: The Risks of Putting Off Your SOC 2 Audit

For fast-growing businesses, an audit or certification process may be the last thing on the list of priorities and action items. However, compliance with leading regulations, policies, and frameworks is crucial to continued expansion and success.  

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A-LIGN Insights: March 2021

Insights: March 2021

In this issue, we provide steps to a smoother audit experience, along with best practices for your 2021 compliance journey. Plus, a PCI DSS timeline, CMMC prep checklist, CPRA vs. CCPA comparison, and much more.  

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Five Steps in Your CMMC Compliance Checklist

Five Steps in Your CMMC Compliance Checklist

CMMC is coming in 2021. Take care of these five steps on your CMMC checklist to get ready.

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