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8/25/2017
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Tim Prendergast
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Continuous Compliance and Effective Audit Preparation for the Cloud

Why audits are a necessary evil, and how they can actually help you improve your brand value.

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Joe Stanganelli
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8/28/2017 | 4:19:01 PM
Re: ISO 27001
Dr.T: It's also a component referenced in the NIST Cybersecurity Framework at various layers.

The problem, of course, is that so few people know what it actually, er, says...because of its proprietary nature. :/
Joe Stanganelli
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8/28/2017 | 4:17:53 PM
Re: Tools
@Dr.T: Interesting. Can you share a bit more about your experience w/ TripWire -- your use cases, etc.?
Dr.T
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8/27/2017 | 4:38:54 PM
ISO 27001
ISO 27001 is one of the international standards as an information security management system that certifies organizations adhering to proper security rules and commonly accepted best practices.
Dr.T
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8/27/2017 | 4:34:36 PM
Re: Tools
"There are a lot of good tools out there" One of them is Tripwire I had experience with, good security intelligence tool.
Dr.T
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8/27/2017 | 4:33:37 PM
Re: Tools
"Most organizations still operate manually in this regard." Good point. Most of these operations are mainly manual for many companies.
Dr.T
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8/27/2017 | 4:31:59 PM
Re: Very useful article about Cloud Audit preparation
I agree, it is a good paper providing good information.
Dr.T
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8/27/2017 | 4:31:18 PM
Continuous auditing
Continuous compliance requires continuous auditing, that can only be achieved with the proper tools.
Joe Stanganelli
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Joe Stanganelli,
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8/27/2017 | 9:43:59 AM
Tools
There are a lot of good tools out there (if used properly and if their limits are understood) for maintaining compliance with IT/security policies. Relatively few tools, alas, exist for data governance frameworks or global legal compliance frameworks. Most organizations still operate manually in this regard.
TechnologiesHive
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8/25/2017 | 11:04:37 AM
Very useful article about Cloud Audit preparation
Thanks for very deatiled post regarding effective audit preparation, was a good read!
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