Security & Risk

Cybersecurity in the Age of COVID-19

14 May: Cybersecurity in the Age of COVID-19

On Friday May 22nd, at 3 pm, Impact Maker’s Chris Tignor, CISO & Practice Lead of Cybersecurity & Risk Management, will be speaking in a panel discussion on Cybersecurity in the Age of COVID-19: Working from Home. Don’t miss this chance to learn what cybersecurity professionals are most concerned about in the Next Normal.

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18 Oct: Leveraging SOC Reports

We have been discussing System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports and how they can be a used to establish and maintain trust between service providers and their customers.  In our first blog, we covered a basic understanding of the benefits of SOC reporting. In our second blog, we covered the various kinds and types of SOC reports as well as how they are used to support compliance requirements. In this blog, we will tackle one of the most important questions: What information is most important when reviewing a SOC report?

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18 Oct: Decoding SOC Reports

As noted in our earlier blog, System and Organization Controls (SOC) can be helpful tool in establishing and maintaining trust between service providers and their customers. Yet there are still a lot of questions around SOC reporting: Which SOC report is right for my organization?

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18 Oct: Demystifying SOC Reports to Build Trust and Reduce Risk

The rise in cloud-based technology and third-party solutions increases both the complexity and uncertainty of security and compliance responsibilities. Service providers and their customers need to understand how responsibilities are shared and split. This includes Software as a Service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), as well as operational solutions, such as credit card processing and billing, and IT, such as security monitoring and hosting services.

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20 Aug: How can a Hybrid Cloud Monitoring Solution help my team monitor the cloud?

There are hundreds of monitoring products in the marketplace that cover monitoring from enterprise scale to small and medium businesses. How can a monitoring system help your team? It is imperative that an IT team know the state of the environment and quickly respond to issues.

Most IT teams have a monitoring system, or several monitoring systems. These systems monitor applications, services, operating systems, network devices, and technology infrastructure.

23 Aug: GDPR is Here! What is it and How Does it Affect Your Compliance Management Program?

If you’ve been a privacy professional at any point in the last few decades, your head is spinning with the myriad of privacy laws and regulations in the U.S. and abroad. Some examples are the European Data Protection Directive of 1995, the strengthening of that directive in 2012, the French Data Privacy Law of 1978, Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) of 2001, and last but not least, the U.S. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) of 1999.

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26 Jul: My Cloud Journey as an Early Adopter

Ever heard the saying, “The Cloud is just someone else’s computer”? This is one of the many arguments I encountered as I became an early adopter in 2010. While it is technically true, it misses the point: the inherent flexibility and benefits of the “Cloud” maximize the chances of differentiating your company from its competitors, especially in financial services.