Security Year in Review

Now that 2016 has come to a close and we have started 2017, I wanted to take a moment to review some of the information security stories from last year, and provide some insight on how you can protect yourself from them in 2017 since those issues are not going away any day soon.

What Is FISMA And FISMA Compliance?

The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) was originally released in December 2002 and established the importance of information security principles and practices within the Federal Government, noting that information security was “critical to the economic and national security interests of the United States.

Need A SOC Report? How To Know Which One Is Best For Your Service Organization

A SOC (Service Organization Control) report is a report on controls at a service organization related to various types of subject matter, for example: controls that affect user entities’ financial reporting; controls that affect the security, availability, and processing integrity of the systems; or the confidentiality or privacy of the information processed for user entities’ clients.

The SOC 2 Privacy Audit

The Privacy Times. Privacy is a daily news topic with staying power as strong as we have ever seen it. Searching for the word “privacy” on any reputable news site will generate articles containing the day’s wide-ranging contributors—from Germany’s data protection authority ordering Google to change its data collection practices; to continued criticism of the U.S. […]