CISO, vCISO, Security Program, Privacy

Virtual Chief Privacy Officer – Outsource Your Privacy Program

The fact that each state in the U.S. seems to have specific privacy laws with no central comprehensive federal law makes it difficult to know what privacy regulations apply to your organization. Therefore, navigating the privacy legal waters requires extensive experience,

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program, Risk Assessment, ISO27001

Seven Reasons to Implement ISO27001

One of the best ways to demonstrate the suitability of your Information Security Management System (ISMS) to your organization, customers, and partners is to achieve a globally recognized certification. The ISO 27001 certification is also a

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PCI DSS, SOC2, CISO, vCISO, CIS Controls, Security Program, Privacy, Red Teaming

Why You Should Hire a Virtual Data Protection Officer (vDPO) Now

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is a role required by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If your organization is subject to GDPR and meets the large-scale data handling factors, you need a DPO. What can you do if you don't have an

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program, Risk Assessment, ISO27001

Seven Steps to ISO 27001 Certification

One of the best ways to demonstrate the suitability of your Information Security Management System (ISMS) to your organization, customers, and partners is to achieve a globally recognized certification. The ISO 27001 certification is also a

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PCI DSS, SOC2, CISO, vCISO, CIS Controls, Security Program, Privacy, Red Teaming

The Seven Essential Qualities of a vCISO

Not every business can internally support the staffing and resources necessary to independently develop robust cybersecurity and privacy programs. Fortunately, you can partially or fully outsource to trusted partners the jobs of CISO and IT security

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program

Recovering from a Data Breach, a Twelve Step Program

According to the IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report 2021:  Average data breach costs rose 10% between 2020 and 2021, from $3.86 million to $4.24 million.  Lost business represented the largest share of breach costs, at an average total cost of

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PCI DSS, SOC2, CISO, vCISO, CIS Controls, Security Program

Four Compliance Standards that can Accelerate Your Sales Team

Businesses must comply with a mixture of international, industry-specific and state-mandated cybersecurity regulations and require their vendors to do so. For this reason, compliance with specific cybersecurity standards becomes another way to

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program

Overseeing a vCISO - Translating Information Security to Business Risk

Most experts agree that the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) role is a business necessity in today's cyber - risky environment . According to a Deloitte 2021 survey, companies listed security, privacy, demonstrating compliance, and

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program

Three Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line Using a vCISO

In today's cyber-risky environment, most experts agree that the role of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a business necessity. According to a Deloitte 2021 survey, companies listed security, privacy, demonstrating

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CISO, vCISO, Security Program

Cybersecurity – Responsibility vs. Accountability

Responsibility vs. Accountability for Oversight of Cybersecurity  The need to manage cybersecurity and privacy risk is generally accepted. In many organizations, it may even be clear who is doing it. However, there is often a lack of clarity over

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