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What are the benefits of HITRUST certification?

Healthcare Security Compliance & The Benefits of HITRUST Certification

In previous postings we have talked about HITRUST certification and compliance requirements, understanding the HITRUST certification process, and scoring HITRUST CSF controls, but one question we hear constantly is, “What is the benefit of getting HITRUST certified?” Security Concerns in Healthcare & How to Alleviate Them Over the past few years, healthcare organizations have seen […]

Is a virtual CISO right for me?

Is a Virtual CISO Right for Your Organization?

According to ISACA’s State of Cyber Security 2017, 65% of organizations have a chief information security officer (CISO). Also in that study, only 50% of organizations have an increasing security budget. For many small and mid-sized organizations, budgets are already tight, and hiring a full-time CISO may seem like a luxury. So how does an […]

What Is An Internal Auditor & Why Should You Hire One?

According to the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA): “internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance, and consulting activity designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations. It helps an organization accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.” Our Definition […]