An Attestation is managements internal assessment and compliance with regulatory compliance certifications. These letters are also known as Compliance Certifications, GRC Agreements and the list goes on.
Typically only the CEO and CFO are required by law to sign an attestation. But more and more corporations are including the CIO in that requirement. Primarily because IT now plays such a critical role in ensuring the corporations data is secured and properly managed to retain reliable accounting systems. Continue reading →
All IT organizations need to implement some type of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) in their environment. No matter how big or small your organization might be, if your company has 1 password for something, you need oversight.
Oversight of risk has long been a best practice for any company that wants to remain competitive. A controlled environment provides an organization with stream lined processes, reusable procedures, better functioning systems, and typically under budget of expected costs.
This isn’t just some thing to do in order to meet federal, state or industry regulations. It’s about doing being a reliable business partner, a reputable company and an organization that can be trusted with integrity. All the things any size business needs to get an advantage in their local market. Continue reading →