What to Expect in the HITRUST CSF v9.1 Release

HITRUST confirmed the HITRUST CSF Version 9.1 would be scheduled to release to the assessor community this month, January 2018 for review and to provide feedback. The assessors will have 30 days to provide feedback after which the CSF v9.1 final version will be released to the public in…

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DFARS NIST 800-171 Compliance Deadline Quickly Approaching

The deadline for nonfederal contractors and subcontractors to meet DFARS NIST-171 compliance to maintain government contracts is December 31, 2017. Starting January 1, 2018, organizations must demonstrate compliance to win new and/or uphold existing Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. Organizations with existing contracts who fail to be compliant by 2018…

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FedRAMP Tailored: New Program for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs)

The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services, released FedRAMP Tailored on September 28, 2017. This new Baseline was designed and developed for Cloud Service Providers (CPS) with Low-Impact…

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The Uber Security Breach: 3 Takeaways to Secure Your Organization

In October 2016, Uber the global car sharing company, experienced a massive breach whereby hackers stole personal data from approximately 57 million users and drivers. After a year of concealment without regulatory notice and payment to the hackers to destroy the data, Uber finally disclosed the breach. As a result,…

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How Audits Enhance Your Business and Drive Revenue

Today, many businesses are presented with the opportunity for growth and development. With these new opportunities come risks and challenges, many of which they have never seen before. The digital landscape is as vast as it is complex, and businesses are seeking proactive guidance to address their information security risks,…

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A-LIGN’s GRC Software A-SCEND Streamlines Auditing Process

A-LIGN simplifies the audit and assessment process with A-SCEND, A-LIGN’s proprietary governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) software. A-SCEND was developed in-house with the goal of solving our clients’ needs, by creating a more efficient, organized auditing process experience. A-SCEND focuses on condensing the audit process by consolidating multiple audit…

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Ask A Hacker: A-LIGN’s Penetration Testers Conduct a Reddit Q&A

On Thursday, October 26th A-LIGN held an Ask Me Anything (AMA) Q&A forum on Reddit, to conclude National Cyber Security Awareness Month by providing further insight into the data breach landscape. Members of our penetration testing team answered questions regarding penetration testing, hacking, and information security. Below are the top…

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A-LIGN Welcomes Patrick Dillon as Chief Revenue Officer

A-LIGN has announced that Patrick Dillon has been named Chief Revenue Officer to facilitate new business development and maximize revenue following the firm’s 210% three-year growth rate. As Chief Revenue Officer, Patrick will be responsible for all Sales & Marketing activities, including – driving customer value, enhancing existing revenue streams,…

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Future of Healthcare: The Transforming Healthcare Industry [Free Download]

The healthcare environment is extremely dynamic, forcing organizations to find the right solution to match the rising challenges. Many of these solutions introduce new and emerging technologies, leaving healthcare organizations with increased vulnerabilities. Healthcare organizations of every size and type can be breached, so exploring every security solution is critical.

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