ISO 27001

Drone Operators Must Become ISO 27001 Certified to Access Crucial FAA Data

The FAA is now requiring that drone operators adhere to ISO 27001 to access crucial flight data.  The ISO 27001 certification will allow drone operators and civilian aircrafts to share airspace, provide flight data, and prove the effectiveness of their information security operations to the FAA.

Read More

ISO 27701 and GDPR Compliance: What You Need to Know

Can ISO 27701 guarantee GDPR compliance?  ISO 27701 can well position any organisation for future GDPR compliance.  While one is a management system and the other is a technically a legal framework, ISO 27701 helps to create a path on your journey to GDPR.

Read More

How HITRUST Certification Can Satisfy Your SOC 2,
ISO 27001, and FedRAMP Requirements 

How HITRUST Certification Can Satisfy Your SOC 2, ISO 27001, and FedRAMP Requirements 

The HITRUST CSF pulls from many major pre-existing frameworks to provide a complete, certifiable security standard.  Learn about the many different cybersecurity frameworks that can be incorporated into your organization’s HITRUST assessment to help streamline your approach to compliance.  

Read More

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!

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More