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What is a SOC Report and Why Does My Company Need One?
prod360 April 9, 2021

System and Organization Controls (SOC) reports enable companies to feel confident that service providers, or potential service providers, are operating in an ethical and compliant manner. No one likes to hear the word audit, but SOC reports establish credibility and trustworthiness for a service provider — a competitive advantage that’s worth both the time and […]

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How Do HIPAA, NIST, and HITRUST CSF Work Together?
prod360 December 11, 2020

If your company deals with credit card numbers, patient records, customer information or other sensitive data, the list of compliance standards, federal regulations, and state laws can be very long. And if you’re a healthcare organization? It’s even more complex. What is HIPAA? Probably the most well-known compliance standard is the Health Insurance Portability and […]

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360 Advanced Announces Expansion Plans, Increased Capabilities for 2020
Eric Seward January 27, 2020

360 Advanced, an established cybersecurity and compliance firm, announces their expansion plans for 2020. In response to an increased demand for independent security assessments, the firm is expanding their capabilities, adding new resources to their team to provide a broader range of services to enterprise clients. Enhanced Corporate Commitments to Security US companies have spent […]

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360 Advanced Joins the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), Begins Offering CSA STAR Attestations
Eric Seward December 20, 2019

360 Advanced, Inc. today announced that it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), introducing a new security offering for cloud service providers. As a member of CSA, 360 Advanced can now provide CSA Security, Trust, Assurance and Risk (STAR) Attestations. CSA STAR Attestation provides guidelines for Certified Public Accountants to conduct SOC 2 engagements […]

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What is ISO 27001?
prod360 June 30, 2019

A cybersecurity program that’s strong is good, but one that’s ISO 27001 certified is best-in-class. Why? Earning certification means the systems that protect your company’s sensitive data have passed rigorous and specific testing against cyber attacks and other vulnerabilities that could lead to a breach. What is ISO 27001? ISO 27001 is an international standard […]

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Why Passwords and 2FA Aren’t Enough
prod360 June 19, 2019

Amid growing threats of cyberattack, companies are requiring both password protocols and two-factor authentication (2FA). Some of today’s more popular methods include answering secret questions, using biometrics such as a fingerprint, or entering a one-time authentication code (OTP) sent to your phone via SMS text. But as the popular site Reddit recently found out the […]

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Don’t Miss These Ways to Strengthen Your Cybersecurity Plan
prod360 May 17, 2019

Creating a sound cybersecurity plan means anticipating likely scenarios that might lead to a breach, and then building a strong defense. It can be complicated, nuanced, and a huge challenge — especially since cybercrime accounted for as much as $2.7 billion in financial losses in 2018. With tech that’s ever-evolving and hackers who will increasingly […]

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One Year Anniversary of GDPR Compliance
prod360 May 7, 2019

Time moves fast, and that is especially true in the world of business regulation and compliance. It’s already been a year since GDPR, the European Union’s privacy law, went into effect. It took two years after GDPR was passed by the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the European Commission for it […]

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Why Penetration Testing Needs to Be Part of Your Cybersecurity Strategy
prod360 April 30, 2019

To protect your company’s valuable and sensitive data, the best offense is a good defense — a solid cybersecurity strategy that not only keeps data safe but identifies areas of weakness and vulnerability before the bad guys do. This is why penetration testing needs to be part of your cybersecurity strategy. Penetration testing, or “pen […]

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3 Questions to Ask Before Your SOC Assessment
prod360 April 18, 2019

A System and Organization Controls (SOC) examination is an independent, third-party assessment of a service organization’s commitment to service and trustworthiness. For any company that intends to outsource a part of its business, such as payroll, record-keeping or IT, it’s a way to vet and gain reasonable assurance that potential service providers are operating under […]

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