News & Insights: melissa ouari

Cybersecurity: Best Practices While Working Remotely Under COVID-19


By Melissa Ouari  |  April 21, 2020

Organizations must remain vigilant to protect and secure corporate data in an effort to mitigate cyber risk during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alert: Checklist for SHIELD Act Compliance


By Melissa Ouari  |  March 10, 2020

As of March 21, 2020, organizations that do business in New York State must be in compliance with the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act. We have developed a checklist to help clients achieve compliance.

Preparing for the Coronavirus: Business Survival Planning


By Melissa Ouari  |  March 3, 2020

Organizations need to incorporate pandemic planning into their business continuity efforts to address situations like the coronavirus, especially key components involving people, process and technology.

Achieving Efficiencies of the Financial Statement Audit Through IT


By Melissa Ouari  |  January 10, 2020

IT audits are becoming an increasingly valuable tool for nonprofit organizations, as they can help organizations identify critical issues and increase the efficiency of the financial statements audit.

Organizations Must Prepare for the Imminent Implementation of the SHIELD Act


By Melissa Ouari  |  December 16, 2019

The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act) has been passed and will go into effect on March 21, 2020 with the intent to improve data security in the State of New York.