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An IT security audit can often cause stress within a company — but it doesn’t need to.  Security audits are technical reviews of an IT system’s configurations, technologies, infrastr ...
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Continuous Auditing vs. Continuous Monitoring

Monitoring is an established component of the information security process; it goes hand-in-hand with auditing.  What’s the difference between the two? Auditing documents an organization ...
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Retail risk management is about much more than security cameras, mall cops, and theft insurance policies. COVID-19 lockdowns forced the retail industry to focus on its e-commerce operations, ...
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The exact cost of corporate compliance can be hard to quantify. Broadly speaking, the “cost of compliance” encompasses the costs of everything a company does to improve compliance effort ...
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Since the financial services industry collects, stores, and transmits sensitive non-public information, malicious actors will always target this sector. And as the U.S. financial services in ...
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Network Security Audit Checklist

Every company that uses computers and the Internet should be concerned about information security and particularly, network security. The number of threats each company faces is growing e ...
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A control weakness is a failure in the implementation or effectiveness of internal controls. Malicious actors can leverage internal control weakness to circumvent even the most robust securi ...
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