TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - August 21, 2014) - BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc., a leading provider of compliance and attestation reporting services, is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a complimentary webinar titled "2014 Compliance Standards Update," on August 22 from 12:00pm EDT to 1:00pm EDT. Doug Barbin, BrightLine Principal, will offer the participants an overview of the how 2013 brought these major changes and the initial release and request for comment on additional standards, however 2014 is the year where new versions become mandatory. 

"Even though many of these standards went into effect earlier this year, changes are still being felt by organizations as they go through their annual audit cycles," states Barbin. "The BrightLine team has been briefing our clients on compliance updates throughout the year and is happy to share those observations plus our experience in the newer standards such as SOC 2, PCI DSS 3.0, and others."

This informative webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of SOC, PCI, ISO, and FedRAMP/FISMA
  • Discuss the background and the drivers for the changes
  • Identify the timeline for the updates

For more information and to register for the webinar, click here. The event will also be recorded and available for on-demand viewing, more information will be posted at www.brightline.com/webinars.

@brightlinecpas 2014 is the year of compliance updates @DougBarbin leading webinar on 8/22 from 12pm: #SOC #PCI #ISO #FedRAMP #brightlineconnects


Douglas W. Barbin, QSA, CISSP, CPA, CCSK

Doug Barbin is a Principal (Shareholder) at BrightLine where he is responsible for its security and compliance practices including PCI, FedRAMP, technical evaluations and assessments. Prior to joining BrightLine in 2009, Doug spent nearly 10 years at VeriSign's consulting and managed security services businesses where he oversaw, among others, some of the first PCI assessments performed under Visa's Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP).


BrightLine CPAs & Associates, Inc. is a global provider of assurance and compliance services. As the only company in the world fully accredited to provide a suite of services that includes SSAE 16 (SOC 1) examinations, SOC 2 Examinations, PCI DSS compliance validation, ISO 27001 certification, and FedRAMP authorization, BrightLine offers clients the unique opportunity to achieve multiple compliance objectives through a single third party assessor. For further information, please visit www.BrightLine.com.

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