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 [...]

Top Five Risks in the Oil & Gas Industry

The Dangers of the Oil and Gas Industry The oil and gas industry easily has a large impact on the mass populations of the world, as they supply many useful products, the main one being gasoline. Though this industry is a large and prosperous one, it also has [...]

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 Supplier Risk

A supplier can be defined as a person or organization that provides a product or service to a vendor. Most all organizations use suppliers to provide goods and/or services to them. Though most do it, it must be done with caution, as there is a plethora of potential [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Five Must Knows About GDPR

What is GDPR? A trending topic these days is the latest data regulation that businesses all around the world will soon follow—GDPR. For those of you who don’t already know what GDPR is, let’s start with the basics. GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and was validated by [...]