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Unlocking Security with ISO 27001: A Guide for Businesses

Written by: Alex Gothard, CISA In today’s digital age, protecting sensitive information is vital. Enter ISO 27001, a globally recognized security framework that assesses how well organizations safeguard their data. But what exactly is ISO 27001, and why should businesses consider getting certified? Understanding...

Hancock Askew & Co. Accredited as an ISO 27001 Certification Body

Georgia and Florida (February 22, 2024) – Hancock Askew & Co., LLP, a full-service audit, tax, accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce its recent...

Update to Global Internal Audit Standards (GIAS)

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) recently released an update to the GIAS, which is the main component of the International Professional Practices Framework’s (IPPF). The...

Regulating the Unpredictable: A Look-back on the Bank Failures in the Digital Era

Prepared & Written by:John Lowell, PMP, Noureddine Naamani, Jose Roman, CPA, CFE | Hancock Askew & Co. In the dynamic world of finance, banks play a...

Information security considerations for SOC 2 compliance in a remote work environment

By: Nirav Shah, Principal, IT Risk Assurance & Advisory Services In 2020, as organizations began to adapt to the workplace requirements as a result of Covid-19, the foremost consideration was to ensure the health and safety of their workforce. Thereafter, leadership turned to managing...

The Average Cost of a Data Breach

By: Jordan Millwood, Staff Accountant Technology offers an abundance of benefits and resources to our lives every day, however, it has become impossible not to recognize...

Cybersecurity and Fintech at a Crossroad: Risks Your Organization Faces

Financial technology (fintech) is a prominent topic for the banking and financial services industry worldwide. Although its disruptive and innovative technologies provide banking services to populations...

Cybersecurity and Fintech at a Crossroad: Addressing the Risks

Technology has been on the rise in the banking industry due to the ease it brings to customers. Customers are able to view their transactions online,...

Compliance Does Not Equal Security

Cybersecurity is a growing risk factor in all industries within the U.S. and worldwide. Cyber attacks are increasing in sophistication and magnitude of impact across all...

Management’s Guide to Cybersecurity- What You Should Do

It has become abundantly clear that some members of the management team simply do not know enough about cybersecurity and that their Chief Information Officers and Chief Information...

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