Compliance

ISO 22301: Keep Your Business Protected

The ISO 22301 certification, created by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), is a business continuity management system (BCMS) certification that shows your organization’s policies, procedures and processes are optimized and ready to weather any storm, both figuratively and literally.

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The SOC 1 Examination Process

The System and Organization Controls (SOC 1) Examination is a commonly requested examination for organizations who impact a customer’s financial reporting. As a licensed CPA firm, A-LIGN has helped companies and organizations of all sizes achieve SOC 1 compliance.

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Don’t Undergo an Audit or Assessment Before Reading This Guide

Cybersecurity Audit Buyer's Guide Whitepaper A-LIGN

Cybersecurity examinations are an important undertaking for your organization, its health and projected future. With no shortage of firms and examination types to choose from, preparing to undergo an audit or assessment can feel like a massive undertaking. Is the firm cutting corners reliable? Is the accessor able to deliver on their lofty promises? And […]

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The HITRUST
Assessment Process

Since its inception in 2007, the HITRUST framework has become very popular with organizations globally – including businesses of all types in the HITRUST XChange program. As a certified HITRUST accessor firm and licensed CPA firm, A-LIGN has helped companies and organizations of all sizes prepare for HITRUST certification.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bridge Letters

Bridge letters are an important element of SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations that you may not be aware of and can help provide your clients with additional confidence regarding the effectiveness of your organization’s controls environment at no additional cost or time.

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Using HITRUST for Industries Beyond Healthcare

Using HITRUST for Industries Beyond Healthcare

Organizations around the world, especially ones in the HITRUST XChange program, are moving to quickly implement the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) for their organization. With the recent HITRUST CSF v9.2 update, organizations across all industries – not just healthcare – can benefit greatly from the HITRUST framework.

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HITRUST CSF v9.2 Opens Up the Framework for All Organizations

HITRUST CSF v9.2

With HITRUST v9.2, the Common Security Framework (CSF) continues to be a very powerful and useful security framework for any organization – both inside and outside the healthcare industry.

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Leveraging Your Compliance Report

Leveraging Your Compliance Report

Compliance examination reports are more than an attestation of your commitment to quality and security; they can drive revenue, build client trust and position your organization as a cybersecurity leader in your industry.

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Protect Your Supply Chain From Security Threats

Protect Your Supply Chain From Security Threats

In today’s increasingly connected environment, businesses rely more on third-party vendors than ever before to help them bring their ideas to life. Those vendors include suppliers, affiliates, contractors and service providers. 

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A Quick NIST Cybersecurity Framework Summary

Running an organization today means not only performing expected business requirements and generating revenue, but also defending yourself against an endless onslaught of cybersecurity threats. The NIST Cybersecurity Framework is designed to help you grow your organization while defending yourself from cyberattacks.

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