IT Archives - ACL

Crushing cloud myths and misconceptions

“We can’t have our data in the cloud!” How many times have your heard this familiar objection? In any discussion of cloud storage and data centers or Software as a Service (SaaS) licensing and delivery models, it seems there’s always a naysayer in the room—typically...

Automate your TLS upgrade to avoid IT disruption

Roland Flutet Senior Manager, IT, ACL      The best kind of issues are the ones IT prevents from happening. Most IT teams have a helpdesk ticketing system that allows them to be reactive, but they generally lack a reliable tool allowing them to be...

Using ACL to create a GDPR defensible position

Phil Shomura Senior Product Manager, ACL      The European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective date of May 25, 2018, is fast approaching. Are you ready to test all of your controls, procedures, and policies against the...

Spreadsheets: A risky approach to managing GDPR compliance

John Verver, CPA CA, CISA, CMC Advisor to ACL      If your organization is subject to the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and you are in any risk and compliance role, you are (hopefully) already well aware that May 25,...

4 things your CEO wants to hear about security breaches

Roland Flutet Senior Manager, IT, ACL      “Are we at risk?” That’s a question that all of us IT professionals have heard at one time, whether you are an IT auditor, a security/compliance officer, or an IT ops manager. It may come from your CIO,...

Why government organizations shouldn’t fear the cloud

Cloud has grown significantly in recent years, and organizations are realizing its transformative value. Acknowledging the benefits of the cloud, the Obama Administration announced the US Government’s Cloud First Initiative in 2011. Recently, this ambitious plan has...

How we control corporate cell phone costs at ACL

Roland Flutet Senior Manager, IT, ACL      Cell phone costs can be a notorious plague on an organization, to the extent that some vendors have made it their entire business model to help corporations reduce the cost of their mobile fleet. In this...