A-LIGN Blog

Privacy Shield, GDPR and the New Standard Contractual Clauses: What You Need to Know

Privacy Shield, GDPR

The ruling that the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield is no longer a valid data transfer mechanism under GDPR accelerated the timeframe for new SCCs, but there’s still work to be done. Here’s what you need to know to stay compliant. 

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Identifying the Purpose of Corporate Compliance Programs

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Is everyone in your organization on the same page? Our latest Compliance Benchmark Report uncovered the disparity between what boards and regulations require versus how internal teams perceive the strategy behind corporate compliance programs.  

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A-LIGN Insights: August 2021

In this issue our A-LIGN experts dive deeper into key findings from our Compliance Benchmark Report, discuss the role technology and automation plays in compliance, debunk the so-called “14-day SOC 2”, and more.

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What is FISMA and How Is It Related to RMF? 

What is FISMA?

Do you know the difference between FISMA and RMF? We’ve got you covered! Learn how FISMA is related to RMF, the certification process, and the benefits to your agency. 

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How to Grow Your Business in the U.S. with Compliance

How to Grow Your Business in the U.S. with Compliance

Security compliance standards are now common practice in the US and a cost of doing business. EMEA organisations that want to expand into the US are well-advised to begin pursuing compliance certifications.  Learn more about US cybersecurity certifications and how they benefit your organisation.

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A-LIGN Ranks #28 on 2021 Tampa Bay Business Journal’s
Fast 50

A-LIGN Ranks #28 on 2021 Tampa Bay Business Journal's Fast 50

A-LIGN recognized as one of Tampa’s fastest-growing companies for the fourth consecutive year

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Combine Multiple Audits to Save Time and Resources 

Combine Multiple Audits to Save Time and Resources

Many organizations have a huge opportunity to combine multiple audits to save time and resources while completing compliance assessments.

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What is SOC 2? 8 Common SOC 2 Questions Answered

What is SOC 2? 8 Common SOC 2 Questions Answered

If you’re new to cybersecurity compliance, you’re probably wondering, “what is a SOC 2?”  The first step is understanding what information will be audited, what employees are involved in the audit, and what is included in the overall audit process. 

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How do the HITRUST Assurance Advisories Affect Your Program?

How do the HITRUST Assurance Advisories Affect Your Program?

Three new HITRUST Assurance Advisories were released in June, ahead of the CSF v9.5 update.  Learn how the Assurance Advisories will impact the program stakeholders, affect scope and timing, and have an impact on your current and future HITRUST assessment.  

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Featured CLIMBER: Stacy Graison 

Featured CLIMBER: Stacy Graison

Employees at A-LIGN take many different paths throughout their journey – that’s why we sat down with Stacy Graison, our Learning & Development Specialist, to talk about a few really interesting things – read below for all the details.

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