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The Schellman Advantage Blog

Stay up to date with the latest compliance news from the Schellman Advantage blog.

AVANI DESAI

Avani Desai is the President at Schellman. Avani has more than 15 years of experience in IT attestation, risk management, compliance and privacy. Avani’s primary focus is on emerging healthcare issues and privacy concerns for organizations. Named as one of the 2017 Global Leaders in Consulting by Consulting Magazine she has also been featured and published in the ISSA Journal, ITSP Magazine, ISACA Journal, Information Security Buzz, Healthcare Tech Outlook, and many more. Avani also sits on the board of Catalist, a not for profit that empowers women by supporting the creation, development and expansion of collective giving through informed grantmaking. In addition, she is co-chair of 100 Women Strong, a female only venture philanthropic fund to solve problems related to women and children in the community.

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
December 12th, 2018

Thanks to rapidly changing technology solutions and strategies, the old rules IT used to swear by are no longer relevant. Here's what has replaced them. Few things in the world have changed more dramatically over the past 10 years than technology. But many tech leaders are still playing by old, outdated rules.

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
November 12th, 2018

Equifax announced the data breach that shook the world in September 2017—three months after the company discovered it. Malicious actors snatched consumer data by making the most of a security flaw within a tool used to build web applications. Equifax eventually admitted that it knew of the security flaw months before disclosing the breach.

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
October 29th, 2018

Is Outsourcing Your Admin Safe? To put it plainly, the world of work has changed dramatically within the last several years. Once upon a time, a person could expect to stay in the same job, work from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. each day, and travel both to and from work five times a week. But these days, the alternative of sitting at a desk in your own home, a cafe, or a shared work space, is rapidly becoming the norm. In fact, according to a 2017 Gallup poll, 43% of American employees reported that they work remotely at least some of the time.

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
August 20th, 2018

Tax professionals handling their clients’ personal information can’t rely on vigilance alone to thwart hackers trying to gain access to their mobile devices.

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
August 15th, 2018

Originally published in the ALHI July 2018 Newsletter

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
August 8th, 2018

A data breach at ComplyRight, a firm that provides HR and tax services to businesses, may have affected 662,000 people, according to a state agency. It has also prompted a lawsuit, which was filed in federal court by a person who was notified that their personal data was breached. The lawsuit seeks class-action status.

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IoT

By: AVANI DESAI
June 27th, 2018

Originally published at www.isaca.org

Blog Feature

By: AVANI DESAI
May 8th, 2018

Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been billed as the biggest shake-up of data privacy laws since the birth of the web.