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    Elements of Assurance – Maximizing the Value of Framework Adoption

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    Assurance is a common buzzword in the realm of cyber security and risk management. By definition, this term relates to providing confidence in something. But in the world of cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, and risk management understanding the relevancy and meaning of this term is crucial if you intend to rely on assurances in managing risk.

    The objective of this paper is to evaluate the contributing factors that dictate assurance within information security and risk management. The factors to be discussed include transparency, measurement & accuracy, consistency and integrity.

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    About the Author

    Andrew Hicks is the National HITRUST Practice Leader and Vice President of Risk Assurance for Frazier & Deeter. He specializes in working with organizations to adopt, implement and manage information security programs, specifically in regards to HITRUST, HIPAA regulatory compliance, risk management and SOC examination procedures. A frequent speaker at HITRUST events, Andrew has managed more than 500 HITRUST engagements and has been repeatedly appointed to HITRUST Assessor, Quality and Marketing councils.

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