ISO 27001 Certification: Complete Guide
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ISO 27001 Certification: Complete Guide

The ISO 27001 certification process typically requires gaining familiarity with the standard, diligent planning, committed implementation, and ongoing maintenance. The readiness and existing processes of the organization determine the complexity of each of these steps. For first-time certification seekers becoming audit-ready and dealing with the back and forth with the auditor after the initial audit…

Cybersecurity Architecture [How to Build One & Key Components]
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Cybersecurity Architecture [How to Build One & Key Components]

In May 2021, one of the largest fuel pipelines in the United States was forced to shut down after malicious actors successfully breached their computer network and launched a ransomware attack. The shutdown of this critical infrastructure highlights how hackers can exploit vulnerabilities and halt operation, even in large government systems.  Officials responding to this…

Importance of cyber security: Benefits and Disadvantages

Importance of cyber security: Benefits and Disadvantages

In the age of the internet, organizations are heavily relying on IT infrastructure to keep them safe from cyberattacks. As more and more organizations are adopting digital transformation, the risk of cybercrime is increasing at a rapid rate; so is the importance of cybersecurity. Cybersecurity has become the knight in shining armour. Strong cybersecurity policy…

HIPAA Training Requirements
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HIPAA Training Requirements

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) aims to safeguard Protected Health Information (PHI) from theft and fraud. Not just doctors and nurses but anybody who handles medical records should undergo HIPAA training to be conversant with its requirements. Companies should conduct general awareness and role-specific HIPAA training programs. Should a breach…

Continuous Control Monitoring (Steps to Implement)
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Continuous Control Monitoring (Steps to Implement)

Strong controls are at the base of every effective compliance strategy. But setting up controls for compliance and revisiting their status during recertification is not the right approach. Businesses now require granular real-time visibility and continuous assurance into the performance and effectiveness of their controls. Not monitoring the effectiveness of your controls continuously can leave…

SOC 2 Framework: Your Key To Achieving Cybersecurity Excellence
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SOC 2 Framework: Your Key To Achieving Cybersecurity Excellence

According to Infosecurity, in the 3rd quarter of 2022 alone, a total of 108.9 million accounts were breached, a 70% increase compared to the previous quarter.  SOC2 framework provides a set of auditing standards and guidelines to assess an organization’s information security practices and procedures and determine whether they align with industry best practices and…

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