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CISO On-Demand: A New Option

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), or the equivalent function, has become a standard in business, government and the non-profit sector throughout ... read more >

Standard SOC 2 Report Not Meeting Client Needs?

SSAE 16/SOC

By Frank Dezort

Upon distribution of your SOC 2 report, do you find that many clients are requesting additional subject matter related to your services or requesting that ... read more >

Do Companies that Handle Personal Health Information Require a Service Organization Control (SOC) Report?

The superficial answer is no. Companies that store, process or collect protected health information (PHI) electronically or in paper form are not required ... read more >

Should Companies Providing Managed Technology Services Require a SOC (Service Organization Control) Report?

SSAE 16/SOC

By Frank Dezort

If we consider that the majority of services or IT processes that are outsourced to a managed services vendor would include key security responsibilities ... read more >

Do Printers/Printing Companies Require a SOC (Service Organization Control) Report?

SSAE 16/SOC

By Frank Dezort

To answer this question one must first gain an understanding of the services provided by printing vendors, the data being utilized, the risk to the user ... read more >

SOC 2 Reporting - Help is on the Way!

Do you struggle with the Trust Services Principles and Criteria (TSPC) that are used as the basis for evaluation of controls relevant to security, availability ... read more >

Make Sure Your Cloud is More Than Water Vapor

Technology

By Frank Dezort

I believe that we can all agree that numerous benefits may be realized by moving to cloud computing. Benefits include the ability to meet business demands ... read more >

The Risks of Bringing Your Own Sandwich to the IT Banquet

Just when Information Technology organizations have begun addressing the risks associated with a distributed computing environment and mobile work force, ... read more >