IT Compliance Management: The What and Why

IT Compliance Management IT compliance management can be difficult for many organizations that don’t understand the requirements of cyber data, especially when you have to consider standards such as SOX, NERC CIP, PCI DSS, GLBA, etc. Today, let’s discuss IT compliance management and its importance within your organization. [...]

Service Provider Risk and Compliance

Service Provider Risk and Compliance In our continuing effort to educate on the importance of risk assessment and compliance, this week we wanted to touch base on service provider risk and what you can do to help reduce it. We’ve had many customers unclear on the terminology of [...]

A Closer Look at IT Compliance

Importance of Implementing IT Compliance With the vast majority of businesses going digital, IT compliance is now more prevalent than ever. With that said, we wanted to utilize this blog post as an opportunity to educate our readers on the hot topic of IT compliance. Read on to [...]

How to Prepare for a Security Audit

The Unnecessary Torture of Security Audits From financial services to healthcare, nearly every industry gets audited for security, and no one looks forward to it. Just the thought of getting audited can generate chaos, stress and headaches to those involved. But what if I told you, it doesn’t have [...]

Five Unique Cyber Threats that You may not have Considered

The downfall of Convenience The continuous advancement of technology is evergreen because of its advantages like easy access and instant gratification. From being able to shop for groceries from their living room, to having vehicles that drive themselves, consumers are loving the convenience that the cyber world is bringing [...]

Financial Service Risks That Require a Powerful Risk Assessment Platform

Financial Service Risk Over the last several years, the financial services industry has been hurdled with scandals and loss. Said scandals have cost financial companies millions of dollars and left them with a not so good look. Financial service risks are getting out of hand, so I’m going to [...]

Top Five Vendor Risks

A vendor can be defined as a person or a company that offers some service or product for a fee. Many companies hire third-party vendors to help get jobs done in certain areas. Outsourcing comes with some benefits, such as expertise knowledge, without the hassle of hiring and training [...]

Information Risk: ISO 27001

What is it? ISO 27001 is an international standard that provides a process for an Information Security Management System (ISMS). An ISMS is a framework containing policies and procedures for an organization to follow throughout its information risk management process. Following the process will ensure that any company’s stored [...]

How Consulting Firms Can Provide Better Service at a Lower Cost

Risk consultants are so busy managing risk for other companies that they often don’t realize that they themselves also have risks to face, such as: missing deadlines, misplacing client documents, difficulty scheduling client interviews and more. But overall, the biggest risk here is performance. How can a consulting firm [...]

Top Three Industries that Need an Effective Risk Management Solution

We live in a society where risk is ever present and impossible to avoid, no matter what industry you are in. It is no secret that some industries tend to face higher risk than others, therefor they must take additional precautions. PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and NERC-CIP-01 all require risk assessments. [...]