Cyber Risk and Privacy

Why Cybersecurity and Privacy Due Diligence is Important for Private Equity Firms

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A strong cybersecurity and risk posture is increasingly important in today’s business world, which is why it is imperative that private equity investors build cybersecurity and privacy modules into their due diligence.

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Responding To and Preparing For a Data Breach: Not If, But When (Florida CPA Today)

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When preparing for breaches, companies should think in terms of “WHEN a breach happens, we will do this” instead of “We will do this IF a breach happens.” As data breaches are being discovered and reported more frequently, it is critical for organizations to recognize that establishing and implementing a security breach response plan is […]

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The State of GDPR, One Year Later

Enacted on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) shook up the privacy world by enacting some of the strongest consumer protection laws ever seen. Any industry that processes the personal data of European Union residents was affected, and the regulation was designed to force organizations to implement the appropriate processes to manage […]

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A-LIGN is a Proud Data Privacy Day Champion

A-LIGN is proud to announce our participation as a Data Privacy Day (DPD) Champion.

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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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Minimizing Data Risks in 2019

In the world of cyber risk and security, the biggest concerns for chief audit executives (CAEs) in the coming year are risks surrounding data and analytics. According to a Gartner study that surveyed 144 CAEs, Gartner was able to determine the major risks that are facing boards, audit committees and executives in the new year, […]

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GDPR: One Month Post Enforcement

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On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), aimed at enacting strong consumer protection laws, was enforced.

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3 Steps to Achieve GDPR Compliance

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Are You Ready for GDPR’s May 2018 Deadline? How can your organization achieve GDPR compliance? Consumer privacy continues to become a mounting concern for organizations and with the implementation deadline for GDPR quickly approaching the focus on privacy has increased.

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Preparing for Disaster: Understanding Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recovery

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Operating in an environment that continually transforms can be challenging and sometimes system failure is inevitable. Although having proactive prevention programs is necessary, it is equally as important to have reactive disaster strategies. Potential causes of downtime include: Natural risks: Hurricane, fire, earthquake, etc. Human-caused risks: Terrorism, crime, manmade structure failure, etc. Civil risk: Riots, […]

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A-LIGN Introduces Privacy Assessment Offerings to Respond to the Growing Concern for Data Privacy

As the data privacy landscape evolves, A-LIGN is committed to providing solutions that assist organizations in safeguarding their client’s data. A-LIGN now offers privacy assessment and compliance services that assist organizations in adhering to the following standards: EU-U.S. Privacy Shield General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) HIPAA Privacy Rule “Privacy is a consideration in several of […]

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