Cybersecurity & Data Management

There are two questions business owners and managers often ask regarding their information technology investment:

  1. What can go wrong and hurt the business?
  2. What are we not doing that would better enable the business?

Our professionals, through their diversity of experience, have the ability to help answer these questions. We’re able to assess the likelihood and impacts of a cyber breach, a prolonged processing interruption, the operational and cost effectiveness of your IT environment, and the impact of certain federal regulations on your business, such as HIPAA, PCI, FISMA, etc.

We also have the ability to help you improve your business performance through strategic deployment of your limited IT resources by assisting with strategic planning, development of operating models, sourcing decisions, and other technology advisory services.

Services Overview

Cybersecurity

We help clients assess the risk to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their information assets and design systems and processes to adequately protect those assets from threats and vulnerabilities.

HIPAA Security & Privacy Compliance

We help organizations defined under the HIPAA/HITECH rules as covered entities and/or business associate comply with the security, privacy, and breach notification rules.

IT Regulatory Compliance

We help clients with the compliance requirements of federal, state or industry-specific rules and regulations that impact the technology organization such as FDICIA, GLB, MAR, FERC/NERC, FISMA, SOX/JSOX, etc.

IT Internal Audit

We help Chief Audit Executives or company leadership with the assessment of risks and controls within a company’s technology function.

SOC 1, 2, 3 Reporting

We examine service organization controls to achieve relevant control objection or criteria and provide attestations in the form of SOC 1, 2, or 3 reports. Learn more about our SOC reporting services here.

Business Resiliency

We help clients assess or design their crisis management, disaster recovery or business continuity plans to maintain continued operations in case of an event that causes a prolonged outage.

System Controls Design & QA

We help companies manage the risks and take full advantage of the benefits of major system implementations.

IT Strategic Services

We help business or technology leaders transform the IT organization from a reactionary “keep the lights on” function into an innovative, value-added service provider to the rest of the business.

Columbus CEO Talks Cybersecurity and Data Management with Blue & Co. | Blue & Co, LLC | Cybersecurity and Data Management Practice

Columbus CEO Talks Cybersecurity and Data Management with Blue & Co.

The following article was made available and moderated by Ray Paprocki, publisher and general manager at Columbus CEO. In this article, Ray interviews Tom Skoog, the Cybersecurity and Data Management practice leader at Blue & Co., LLC. Columbus CEO Virtual Roundtable: Cybersecurity The U.S. government recently blamed the Russians for a major hack of federal […]

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New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry | Department of Defense | Webinar Construction |

On-Demand Webinar: New DoD Cybersecurity Requirements for the Construction Industry

This session was presented on both December 9 and December 17 from Noon to 1 p.m. Eastern. During both sessions, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Doug Wise, CPA, led a discussion on the upcoming DoD cybersecurity requirements and how it will potentially impact construction firms who work with DoD contracts. Topics […]

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Importance of Data in Industry 4.0 | Manufacturing | Industry 4.0

On-Demand Webinar: Importance of Data in Industry 4.0

Join Us! On Tuesday, December 15, Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader, and Stephen Stringer, CPA, led a discussion on Industry 4.0 and how manufacturers can best collect, manage, and protect data. They discussed: Technological innovations in manufacturing and Industry 4.0 Why data is so important to manufacturers of all sizes and how […]

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