Compliance vs Security

An organization must constantly be on guard against external network attacks, threats from its own staff and third-party vendors and even fatal flaws in their own technology that can place data and systems at risk. In order to address this constantly evolving...

NIST Penetration Testing

When assessing the overall cybersecurity of an organization, it is important to do a thorough inspection of all systems and protocols in order to check for and target weaknesses or vulnerabilities. Equally critical is determining how well your company’s entire...

ISO 27001 vs. ISO 27002

In collaboration with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), the International Organization for standardization (ISO) has written a grouping of standards designed to help organizations protect their information security assets. This ISO/IEC 27000 series...

NIST vs ISO 27001 Cybersecurity Framework

Establishing security controls is vital if you want to achieve your goal of protecting your company’s networks, accounts and data against breaches and other threats and incidents. To that end, both the ISO 27001 standard and NIST provide viable solutions. However,...

ISO 27001 Certification Process Step-by-Step

Increasingly, information security management is becoming a critical, top-priority issue for organizations of all sizes. Whether you serve a domestic or global customer base, protecting your ISMS infrastructure against both internal and external risk is a critical...

HITRUST CSF Controls

If your organization is in the healthcare industry, you focus extensively on valuable data. Whether you create it, store it, transmit or exchange it or simply access it, your systems must be secure in order to protect the confidentiality, privacy and integrity of the...

HITRUST Self Assessment

International corporate entities, insurance firms, medical practices, hospitals, state and federal government agencies and other companies that operate in the healthcare sector are charged with the crucial responsibility of protecting, storing and transmitting patient...

HITRUST vs HIPAA

The healthcare industry is complex and multi-faceted. The patient data that is created, stored and transmitted by medical practices, insurance providers, hospitals and others is at its very foundation. Therefore, safeguarding its confidentiality, privacy and integrity...

HITRUST Certification Requirements

The protection of patient data is of paramount importance to any company that operates in the healthcare sector. In order to streamline the complex process of complying with a wide range of security standards, representatives from information security, technology,...

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