ISO 27001

Arti Lalwani Honored with Women Leaders in Technology Award

Arti-Lalwani-Women-Leadership

Did you know Consulting Magazine created an award in 2020 that honors women working in consulting leadership positions?  I am excited and proud to announce that A-LIGN’s very own Arti Lalwani, Associate Director of ISO Markets and Accreditation, was one of the amazing leaders who earned the Consulting Women Leadership in Technology 2021 award!

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How to Share Your Cybersecurity Assessment with Your Professional Community

Cybersecurity Assessment with Your Professional Community

A-LIGN’s SVP of Marketing, Brian Gladstein, has been sharing ideas and best practices for getting the word out about your cybersecurity assessment. As the final post in this series, Brian discusses sharing your cybersecurity assessment with your professional community and how to promote your commitment to their security.

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Four Benefits of Combining ISO 27701 and ISO 27001

ISO 27701 and ISO 27001

ISO 27701 is the first certification for privacy. By combining ISO 27701 and ISO 27001, organizations can build trust, prepare for privacy regulations, and more.

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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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The New Normal:
Fully-Enabled Remote Audits

The New Normal: Fully-enabled Remote Audits

The new normal is anything but normal, but before we join in the chorus of “uncertain times” let’s take a moment to reflect on how standards organizations have responded to COVID-19 to enable remote audits so that organizations can continue to demonstrate trust.

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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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A-LIGN Becomes an ISO 22301 Accredited Certification Body

A-LIGN ISO 22301 Accreditation Certified Body

TAMPA, Fla. ­– July 23, 2019 – A-LIGN, a global cybersecurity and privacy solutions provider that specializes in providing high-quality and innovative cybersecurity solutions for organizations to  demonstrate trust and respect to their stakeholders, received its ISO 22301 accreditation from the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) on June 6, 2019.

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5 Steps to ISO Certification

5 Steps to ISO Certification

What are the steps to ISO certification? Our assessors have completed assessments against several International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards, and can provide your organization on insights on the process for achieving ISO certification.

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The Advantages of Accredited ISO 27001 Certifications

To protect the sensitive data within an information security management system (ISMS), organizations should consider the comprehensive information security standard, published by the International Organization for Standardization, ISO 27001. This audit is a standardized-industry approach used to define and validate the processes and controls of an ISMS. Before conducting the ISO 27001 audit, an organization […]

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SOC 2 vs. ISO 27001: Which is the Right Assessment for Your Organization?

Companies continue to struggle with the decision between selecting the SOC 2 examination or ISO 27001 certification.  Often customer contracts require either audit or competitors have one or the other.  Although these security standards serve a similar purpose, there are some key decision factors that may help your organization determine the appropriate assessment based on […]

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