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Why A Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Is Vital To SOC 2 Compliance

Why A Cybersecurity Risk Assessment Is Vital To SOC 2 Compliance

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

If you manage a business, you already know that there are many ways your business can be exposed to cyber threats. This is why businesses must conduct a variety of security measures to remain secure, [...]

5 Key Takeaways for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

5 Key Takeaways for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

Charles IT · 5 Key Takeaways for Cybersecurity Awareness Month It's Cybersecurity Awareness Month once again, a time to reflect on the current state of cybersecurity and what you can do to safeguard [...]

What Hurricane Ian Taught us About Backup & Disaster Recovery

What Hurricane Ian Taught us About Backup & Disaster Recovery

October, 2022 | Jack Ardrey

The impact of Hurricane Ian has devastated countless local organizations across the Southeastern United States. While we hope most of these businesses have sufficient backup and disaster recovery [...]

Charles IT Named a 2022 Greater Boston Area Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

Charles IT Named a 2022 Greater Boston Area Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

October, 2022 | Jennifer Kluge

NEWS PROVIDED BY Best and Brightest Companies to Work For >>> Jennifer Kluge September 5, 2022 National Association for Business Resources Announces the 2022 Best and Brightest Winners in [...]

SOC 2 Requirements Checklist with IT Managed Services

SOC 2 Requirements Checklist with IT Managed Services

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

A System Organization Controls (SOC) Audit is an important standard and regulation that every service provider must adhere to. If your organization stores or transmits potentially sensitive data on [...]

4 ways a backup and disaster recovery solution determines SOC 2 audit success

4 ways a backup and disaster recovery solution determines SOC 2 audit success

October, 2022 | Foster Charles

SOC 2 is an auditing procedure for service providers that's designed to evaluate data-management measures across five trust service principles. These include security, availability, processing [...]

Are You Following The Best Cybersecurity Framework for Your Financial Firm?

Are You Following The Best Cybersecurity Framework for Your Financial Firm?

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

Charles IT · Are You Following The Best Cybersecurity Framework for Your Financial Firm? Financial organizations handle a large amount of sensitive data, including payment information, customer [...]

SOC 2 Requirements: 5 of the Most Common Mistakes to Avoid

SOC 2 Requirements: 5 of the Most Common Mistakes to Avoid

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

Passing a SOC 2 audit validates your efforts to achieve a high standard of security and privacy. It can be a powerful tool in demonstrating your company’s commitment to keeping customer data safe and [...]

A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm

A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm

September, 2022 | Sal Marino

Charles IT · A Step-By-Step Guide to Establishing an Incident Response Plan for your Financial Firm It's no secret that cyberattacks are on the rise and becoming increasingly more sophisticated by [...]

6 Financial Benefits of Working with a MSP

6 Financial Benefits of Working with a MSP

September, 2022 | Foster Charles

Large organizations are not alone in needing technology to compete in their respective markets. Companies of all sizes prioritize operational efficiency, but not all are equally equipped to sustain [...]

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