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SOC 2 Criteria and Positive Cybersecurity Impacts

In January 2018, the AICPA released detailed guidance on its newest SOC 2 Common Criteria (based on COSO 2013 Framework for an entity-wide reporting level). The new framework officially went into effect on December 15, 2018. Many organizations, including some of my...

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faith & life

How God Sees Us

Chances are, you’ve attended a wedding before. Either as a guest, perhaps a best man, flower girl. Whatever your reason, you can remember that moment when the bride is announced. Each person stands, the music strikes, and the bride in all her beauty and grace appears...

How To Wait on God

It’s hard to wait. We’ve all been to this certain restaurant or this certain coffee joint that was promised to be spectacular. So we endure the long lines, maybe glance over the menu until we’ve decided the pros and cons of choosing one dish over another a million...

People Are Not Functions

How often do we stop to consider people as people, and not functions? How many times do I walk by and not consider the past, hurt, heart, desires, fears and concerns of others? The barista in the coffee shop. The check-out clerk in the grocery store. The attendant at...

gaming

PC Game Review: Observer

Observer is a grisly, 80’s-styled dystopian nightmare struggling to show redemption in its own storyline. We dive into the details in our PC game review.

security & business

SOC 2 Criteria and Positive Cybersecurity Impacts

In January 2018, the AICPA released detailed guidance on its newest SOC 2 Common Criteria (based on COSO 2013 Framework for an entity-wide reporting level). The new framework officially went into effect on December 15, 2018. Many organizations, including some of my...