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HITRUST Nuances and How to Use Them to Your Advantage

The HITRUST CSF contains several attributes that differentiate it from other information security frameworks.  Here are three tips on how to handle them! The HITRUST Business Case Many consider the HITRUST CSF to be one of the top cybersecurity frameworks for organizations to adopt. Although it was initially designed as

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Information Security Blog

Landing a Job in Information Security

How can you start a career in information security?  Here are 4 tips to land your first job! The Key is to Stand Out The information security field boasts one of the fastest-growing job industries in the United States. Couple that with a worsening cybersecurity skills shortage, and it seems

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Security Awareness Training

Deliver Security Awareness Training Using Office 365

How to capitalize on your existing Microsoft environment to deliver security awareness training. Are you looking for an effective, easy to maintain, and low-cost solution to deliver security awareness training to your team? Have you read our previous guides providing an overview of what’s required for an effective security awareness

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Annual Security Training – Design, Develop and Deliver

Have you struggled to establish a security training environment within your organization? Or explaining the “whys” to those in senior leadership to gain traction and support for implementing your vision? This is a common problem for companies of all sizes and ages and may be easier to solve than you

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How to Create Effective Policies

How to leverage information security policies into leveling up your security program.   People often regard information security policy as a “check-the-box” compliance initiative. Many organizations will copy a policy template, make small revisions applicable to their context, and then forget about it.   But, an information security policy that

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Craftsmanship in Music and Compliance

If you’ve been on stage for a speech or performing arts, you know stage fright is real. Businesses can get nervous when they hear the word “audit” in the same way musicians can get nervous before a performance. However, there is one great way to alleviate that fear: preparation. If

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An Introduction to Active Defense

Global research and advisory firm, Gartner, forecasts that information security spending will exceed $124 billion in 2019, yet cyber defenses continue to fail. Organizations large and small continue to experience breaches of all varieties resulting from zero-day exploits, failures in vulnerability patching, and phishing. The market has responded with a

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What Are Your Privacy KPIs?

Identifying and maintaining measures of success in privacy programs. The publication of ISO 27701 is an exciting development for all companies looking to enhance and potentially certify their privacy programs.  As companies race to digest and implement the new standard, many questions arise about addressing some of its particular requirements. 

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