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6 Essential Steps for an Effective Cybersecurity Risk Assessment

How do you get a comprehensive evaluation of your company’s vulnerability level? And, where do you start? Let’s look at some answers to these questions using the NIST 800-30, as it outlines six steps for an effective cybersecurity risk assessment.

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Risk Assessment 101: What Cybersecurity Professionals Should Know

This article answers why risk assessments have become a primary point of concern for cybersecurity professionals with three reasons: It’s mandatory, a best practice, and supports greater business objectives.

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Ransomware Poses New Challenges for Tax Compliance

According to the IRS, business identity theft is growing and individual identity theft or tax fraud is diminishing.

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Real-time Risk Assessment and Remediation

In this CIO Applications magazine article, LBMC Information Security’s Mark Fulford affirms the importance of real-time risk assessment and remediation practices.

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How Healthcare Organizations Should Prepare for an OCR Audit

How can your healthcare organization demonstrate compliance efficiently and effectively? Let’s take a look at the essential steps to prepare for an OCR audit.

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The Best Defense Is a Good Offense: An Intro to BALLAST

LBMC Information Security’s now offers a cloud-based risk assessment software platform called Ballast. With Ballast, you can ditch the spreadsheets, and completely automate your organization’s risk assessment process.

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Ten Tips to Consider for Reducing Risk from Employees

While it’s true you cannot totally eliminate the IT security risks from a trusted insider, you can certainly do some things to help reduce it.

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SOC Reports: Audit Once, Report Many Times

Good preparation is the key to obtaining a clean SOC report. But first you have to know which of the three SOC reports you need to complete.

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How changes in healthcare regs could affect your business

The president-elect promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has appointed an orthopedic surgeon to head Health and Human Services. Many are wondering how this will affect their health-care organizations.

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PODCAST: SOC reports and providing assurance to customers

SOC reports are a way for an organization to tell the story about what a great job they’re doing in providing services and controlling the environment as they take custody of customer data.