Turning Audit Into Enablement

by Hannah Grace Holladay / December 4, 2023

Audits are hard, but when done well, they are always beneficial.    We understand if you don’t believe us.  We know that audits are overwhelming and complicated.  They can feel like daunting tasks that will only create fines or more work for your organization.  But that doesn’t have to be the case.  There are many benefits of an audit, and even more when you have a partner to help you.   If…

Building a Cyber-Resilient Culture: A Webinar Recap

by Tori Thurmond / November 21, 2023

We recently had the opportunity to team up with CyberCX for our webinar, “Building a Cyber-Resilient Culture.” During the webinar, our President and Founder, Joseph Kirkpatrick, and the US Director of Digital Forensics, Chris Pogue discussed how company culture can lead to cyber resilience.   If you weren’t able to attend the webinar but would like to hear Joseph and Chris’s entire conversation, you can listen to the full recording here.  …

Security Awareness Training Compliance Requirements: SOC 2, PCI, HIPAA, and More

by Hannah Grace Holladay / August 9, 2023

Regularly training your employees is a critical component of compliance and security in your organization. The risk of an employee not understanding the potential security threats facing them as a frontline target could be just the opening that an attacker needs to create a security breach. This is why many information security frameworks and regulations, like SOC 2, PCI DSS, and HIPAA, have security awareness training compliance requirements. What are those requirements? What…

Failure is a good thing.

by Hannah Grace Holladay / June 13, 2023

We are wired to avoid failure.  We often do everything in our power to make sure we will succeed at whatever endeavor we embark on and can even become terrified at the possibility of failure. The same is true of an audit – everyone starts their audit journey hoping they won’t fail.  “Are we going to fail?” is such a common question amongst our clients, and we understand that feeling.…

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Keeping Up with the CISOs: How to Stay Prepared in a Constantly Changing Cyber Landscape 

by Tori Thurmond / June 14, 2023

How can CISOs keep up with the ever-changing world of cybersecurity? With threats constantly evolving, regulations growing, and technology changing, CISOs have a lot to keep up with, not to mention the increasing amount of data paired with growing numbers of threats. The struggle to keep up is putting organizations at risk for data breaches and other cyber-attacks.   At the 2022 Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) conference in…