Integrate Active Directory With Any Database or Single Sign-On
Consider this when you choose to integrate Active Directory (AD) with your databases and applications using their native APIs, connectors, or toolkits.
What Would My SOC 2 Dashboard Look Like?
As your organization pursues your SOC 2 certification, organization is critical. You will be busy actively managing dozens of ongoing daily tasks, which can bury you in minutiae. But at the same time, you need to keep your high-level compliance goals in focus in order to successfully move your certification over the finish line.
Everything You Need to Know About SOC 2 Audits
Whether you’re looking to achieve SOC 2 compliance, or just want to learn more about it, your Googling is bound to lead you to a wealth of articles chock full of buzzwords and acronym soup. In this post, we will provide a guide with definitions, links and resources to gain a solid understanding of everything you need to know about SOC 2 audits.
A Definitive Guide to SOC 2 Policies
In this post, we will help you get started with a hierarchy to follow, as well as a summary of each individual SOC 2 policy.
Software Development Lifecycle Policy | A Practical Guide to SOC2
A software development lifecycle (SDLC) policy helps your company not suffer a similar fate by ensuring software goes through a testing process, is built as securely as possible, and that all development work is compliant as it relates to any regulatory guidelines and business needs.Here are some primary topics your software development lifecycle policy and software development methodology should cover
BYOD Policy | Best Practices to Help Keep Your Network Secure
Bring your own device, can be tricky to regulate. At a minimum, your BYOD policy should define certain requirements to help secure your network.
SOC 2 Terminology Glossary
SOC 2 compliance, like so many things related to IT and security, is chock full of terms and acronyms to learn. If you are just getting started with SOC 2, it’s helpful to get familiar with this alphabet soup ahead of time so you can move your compliance efforts forward with confidence. Below is a SOC 2 terminology glossary to get you started:
9 Tips for an Effective Security Incident Response Policy (SIRP)
Important core concepts within the SIRP so that you understand the purpose of this policy before writing your own.
How To Prepare For Your First SOC 2 Audit A 30-90-120 Day Plan
Despite thousands of articles, there’s shockingly little actionable advice to help startups complete SOC 2. One area that usually requires some remediation is access controls. Most teams don’t have answers when auditors ask “who has access to a specific database or server and what queries did they execute?” That’s why we started strongDM- to manage and monitor access to every database, server, & environment.
4 Tips to Improve Data Center Security
Which regulations to follow, where to host secure data, and how to plan for a data center failure.
How to Write Your Software Development Lifecycle Policy
A staggering amount of cybersecurity breaches are caused by software vulnerabilities. From the early worms of the 1980s through the early 2000s - like Blaster, Code Red, and Melissa - to the notable Petya and WannaCry of the past few years, these vulnerabilities are all rooted in software flaws that allowed systems to be exploited. A software development lifecycle (SDLC) policy helps your company not suffer a similar fate by ensuring software goes through a testing process, is built as securely as possible, and that all development work is compliant as it relates to any regulatory guidelines and business needs.
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