Security Compliance

Security compliance refers to the process of adhering to a set of rules, regulations, and standards that aim to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of sensitive information.

The Human Factor

The Human Factor: Understanding the Causes of Data Breach

In today’s digital age, data breaches have become a major concern for businesses and organizations. They occur when sensitive information is accessed, stolen, or used by unauthorized individuals. It can lead to financial losses, reputation damage, and legal consequences. One of the main reasons for data breaches is human error. This can happen due to …

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What Constitutes a Data Breach: Understanding the Basics

Data breaches are becoming increasingly worrisome for both individuals and organizations, as they can lead to sensitive information being exposed and financial losses. In 2020 alone, over 1,100 data breaches were reported in the United States, affecting more than 300 million records. This blog post aims to explore the concept of data breaches, including the …

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Medical Data Privacy

Protecting Your Medical Data Privacy: A Guide to HIPAA Compliance

As healthcare organization your company should be able to protect the medical data privacy of your client. Especially since this is something that regulated in HIPAA so every healthcare organization must comply to it. The Importance of HIPAA Compliance The HIPAA itself was created in 1996 which used to outline the legal obligations on specific …

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COBIT 5

Intro to COBIT 5: What it is and what differentiates it?

TL;DR The effective management and governance of information technology (IT) are crucial for organizations to achieve their objectives and remain competitive. This is where COBIT, the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology, comes in. COBIT provides a comprehensive framework of guidelines and best practices for IT management and governance COBIT 5 is the latest …

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What is COBIT: A Comprehensive Guide to IT Governance and Management

TL;DR IT governance and management have become critical aspects of modern business operations. With increasing reliance on technology, organizations need to ensure that their IT investments are aligned with their business objectives, comply with regulations and standards, and deliver value to stakeholders. This is where COBIT (Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology) comes in …

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ITIL for ITSM

How ITIL Can Improve Your IT Service Management Practices

Organizations rely heavily on IT services to remain competitive, drive innovation, and improve customer experiences. Effective IT Service Management (ITSM) is therefore crucial to ensuring the delivery of IT services that meet the needs of the business and its customers. To achieve this, organizations can adopt the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework, which provides …

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SOC 2 Audit

SOC 2 Audit: Who Performs the Audit and Why It Matters

An increasing number of companies are demanding regular SOC audits from service organizations to ensure compliance with set controls and objectives that are designed to safeguard customer information, intellectual property, and human resource data. These assets are vulnerable to security breaches with each additional party that has access to them.  If you’re considering conducting a …

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SOC 2 Timeline

SOC 2 Timeline: How Long Does a SOC 2 Audit Take?

The majority of modern cloud-based companies rely heavily on data. If your business is responsible for storing, managing, or handling sensitive customer information, it’s important to have a set of security measures in place to prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, human error, and other types of damage.  To ensure that an outsourced business function is …

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