The Importance of Cybersecurity for Executives

In today’s technologically-driven business world, it is imperative for executives of all kinds to understand the importance of cybersecurity and how to protect the organization from threats. Continue reading “The Importance of Cybersecurity for Executives”

Debunking the Top Seven Cybersecurity Myths

It is easy to feel uninformed with the number of cybersecurity myths that are frequently shared. The world of cybersecurity can be convoluted and confusing, but it doesn’t have to be. Arm your organization and yourself with facts about cybersecurity that will help you protect your personal, private information.

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Secure Your Network: Learning from Capital One

A 33-year-old woman recently accessed Capital One’s customer data and shared that data on a popular code-sharing website. As data breaches continue to happen almost daily, your organization should understand how breaches occur and proactively prevent unauthorized access to your user’s data. Continue reading “Secure Your Network: Learning from Capital One”

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

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 an integral part of their cybersecurity preparedness. Continue reading “Responding To and Preparing For a Data Breach: Not If, But When (Florida CPA Today)”

Don’t Get Reeled In: How to Prevent Phishing Scams

Phishing scams are a serious threat to an organization, and they’re increasing in scope, complexity and number – but that doesn’t mean you’re helpless to defend yourself. In fact, it’s easier than ever to proactively protect your organization from threats by following some simple tips.

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Protecting the Nation: How to Achieve Federal Compliance

Federal assessments like FedRAMP, FISMA and NIST 800-171 help mitigate the risk of data breaches to important federal government agencies and departments, making them mandatory assessments used for federal security standards. Continue reading “Protecting the Nation: How to Achieve Federal Compliance”

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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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.  Continue reading “Protect Your Supply Chain From Security Threats”

A-LIGN’s Customized GDPR Packages

Experience customized solutions from A-LIGN with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) packages designed to assist you on your path to becoming GDPR compliant. Continue reading “A-LIGN’s Customized GDPR Packages”

SEC Issues First Civil Penalty for Failure of Data Breach Disclosure

On February 21, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an update to its cybersecurity guidance that was first introduced in 2011 regarding a public company’s disclosure obligations related to cybersecurity. Continue reading “SEC Issues First Civil Penalty for Failure of Data Breach Disclosure”