Authorization to Operate (ATO)

Authorization to Operate (ATO)

What is an ATO? An ATO is a hallmark of approval that endorses an information system for use within a federal agency. Authorization signifies: All federal information systems must...
AI Policy

AI Policy

What are AI Policies? AI policies serve as a guiding framework for organizations, delineating the principles, guidelines, and procedures governing the deployment and use of AI systems. These policies...
AI Risk Management

AI Risk Management

Advancements in generative AI technologies, such as GPT-3 and DALL·E, have accelerated global AI adoption. While businesses implement AI to remain competitive in the market, they often overlook the...
AI Auditing

AI Auditing

What is an AI Audit? AI audits determine whether an AI system and its supporting algorithms follow secure, legal, and ethical standards. They assess an AI system to decide...
Audit Management Software

Audit Management Software

What is Audit Management Software? Audit management software is the cornerstone of organizations’ efficient audit oversight, governance, and procedural management. It streamlines the audit process from preparation to reporting...
AI Governance

AI Governance

What is AI Governance? AI governance refers to the comprehensive principles, policies, and practices that guide the ethical development, deployment, and utilization of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. It encompasses...
AI Transparency

AI Transparency

In today’s digital age, where AI algorithms wield immense power in shaping our lives, understanding how these algorithms make decisions is more important than ever.  Let’s start by laying...
Audit Fatigue

Audit Fatigue

What is Audit Fatigue? Audit fatigue arises when organizations face numerous and repetitive security and compliance audits, leading to resource drain, inefficiencies, and frustration among personnel.  Understanding Audit Fatigue...
Asset Risk Management

Asset Risk Management

Asset Risk Management in cybersecurity is identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks associated with an organization’s digital assets. These digital assets can include data, hardware, software, networks, and other resources...
Audit Documentation

Audit Documentation

What Is Audit Documentation? Audit documentation is a detailed account of procedures, evidence, and conclusions collected during an audit. It includes working papers, checklists, and memos that support the...
Advanced Persistent Threat

Advanced Persistent Threat

An APT is not your average cyberattack; it is a prolonged and highly targeted campaign orchestrated by skilled adversaries with deep technical knowledge and resources. Unlike common attacks that...
Account Takeover

Account Takeover

What Is an Account Takeover? An account takeover refers to a situation where an unauthorized individual gains access to an online account that doesn’t belong to them without the...
Audit Management

Audit Management

What is Audit Management? Audit management is the oversight, governance, and established procedures that help you manage an audit. Audits comprise several stages that include preparation, execution, reporting, and...
Attack Surface Management

Attack Surface Management

What is Attack Surface Management? Attack surface management (ASM) is the continuous identification, assessment, and remediation of potential attack vectors that make up an organization’s attack surface. Attack service...
Automated Risk Assessment

Automated Risk Assessment

Cyber security is a complex topic that strikes fear into the hearts of any stakeholder that could potentially be held accountable and liable for a cyber attack on their...
Attribute-Based Access Control

Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

What Is Access Control? Network users must be authorized and authenticated in any organization before they are allowed access to areas of the system that could result in security...
Access Control Policy

Access Control Policy

What is Access Control Policy Considered a key component in a security plan, access control policies refer to rules or policies that limit unauthorized physical or logical access to...
Attestation of Compliance

Attestation of Compliance (AoC)

What is an Attestation of Compliance (AoC)?  Attestation of Compliance (AoC) is a statement of an organization’s compliance with PCI DSS.  What is PCI DSS? The Payment Card Industry...
Application Risk Assessment

Application Risk Assessment

Businesses rely on a multitude of software platforms and applications every day, from cybersecurity tools, accounting solutions, to customer-facing applications. It doesn’t matter what industry a business operates in...
Audit Trail

Audit Trail

From malicious fraud and cybersecurity breaches to small typos in financial statements, no company is ever completely safe from risks. Preparing for audits is then naturally a part of...
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