Benchmark Your Compliance Program Against Your Peers – Survey Now Open

A-LIGN’s 2021 Compliance Benchmark Survey is now open! It’s designed for IT compliance and security professionals who want to compare their compliance programs against those of similar companiesWe invite you to take the 10-minute survey today before it closes at the end of February. Continue reading “Benchmark Your Compliance Program Against Your Peers – Survey Now Open”

Featured CLIMBER:
Chad Gross

This month we featured Chad Gross to discuss his journey from Staff Consultant to Associate Director of Services and International Operations, how he helped A-LIGN’s international expansion and what data privacy and compliance mean to him.   Continue reading “Featured CLIMBER:
Chad Gross”

4 Miscellaneous HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider

Over the last few blogs, we have provided a comprehensive overview of the HITRUST landscape, from the authoritative sources at its core, to the optional regulations, or regulatory factors, that are commonly added on to a HITRUST assessment for industry-specific purposes 
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5 HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider for International and State-level Privacy Compliance

There are more than 20 optional regulatory factors that an organization can consider as part of a HITRUST assessment. These are individual options, based on specific industry requirements, and can be quite tricky to parse.  
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How European Companies Can Accelerate International Expansion with SOC 2 Compliance

The United States represents an attractive market for many European companies, but international expansion can be fraught with risk because of a completely different regulatory landscape. 
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7 HITRUST Factors to Consider for Federal Compliance

Our discussion of HITRUST regulatory factors continues with a focus on federal compliance and their influence on HITRUST. Here are 7 HITRUST regulatory factors to consider for federal compliance, and our recommendations on how to address them. 
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Featured CLIMBER:
Stephanie Rankin

CLIMBERS at A-LIGN come from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. But they’re unified in their commitment to quality, teamwork and innovation and celebrated through our annual value awards at CLIMB Continue reading “Featured CLIMBER:
Stephanie Rankin”

NIST 800-53 Rev. 5 Adopts a Strategic Compliance Approach, Puts Privacy at a Premium

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) latest version of Special Publication 800-53 places an enhanced focus on privacy controls and supply chain risk management.
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A-LIGN Celebrates Hiring Our Heroes Fellows on Veterans Day

A-LIGN launched its first cohort in the Corporate Fellowship Program with Hiring Our Heroes in August, a partnership intended to work with transitioning military service members and connect them with opportunities for hands-on corporate training and mentorship.
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