Filament Essential Services, a leading provider of cybersecurity and compliance solutions, has announced a new partnership with the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association (AADA). Under the partnership, Filament Essential Services will complete a gap assessment, provide policy development, conduct a compliance audit and implement virtual chief information security officer services to AADA, helping them to maintain compliance with industry regulations and best practices.

The AADA represents over 400 automobile dealerships in Arizona and is committed to supporting and advocating for the automobile industry in the state. By partnering with Filament Essential Services, the AADA can ensure that their members have access to the cybersecurity and compliance services they need to protect their businesses and customers.

“We are thrilled to partner with the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association to provide comprehensive cybersecurity and compliance solutions to their members,” said Art Provost, Vice President of Security Services & Sr. Information Officer of Filament Essential Services. “As the automobile industry becomes increasingly reliant on technology, it’s more important than ever to have strong security measures in place to protect against cyber threats and data breaches. We look forward to working with the AADA to help their members stay ahead of these risks and maintain compliance with industry regulations.”

The services provided by Filament Essential Services will include a gap assessment to identify areas where the AADA’s cybersecurity and compliance measures may be lacking. From there, Filament Essential Services will work with the AADA to develop policies and procedures that address any identified gaps and ensure compliance with industry regulations.

In addition to policy development, Filament Essential Services will also provide compliance audit services to ensure that the AADA is meeting regulatory requirements and best practices. Finally, the virtual chief information security officer services offered by Filament Essential Services will provide ongoing support and guidance to the AADA, helping them to stay up-to-date on the latest cybersecurity threats and solutions.

“The AADA is committed to providing our members with the resources and support they need to succeed in a rapidly changing industry,” said Bobbi Sparrow, President of the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association. “Our partnership with Filament Essential Services will enable us to offer cutting-edge cybersecurity and compliance solutions that will help our members protect their businesses and customers. We are excited to work with Filament Essential Services and look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

The partnership between Filament Essential Services and the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association highlights the importance of cybersecurity and compliance measures in the automobile industry. By providing these services to AADA members, Filament Essential Services is helping to protect not only the dealerships but also the customers they serve. As cyber threats continue to evolve, partnerships like this will become increasingly critical in maintaining the safety and security of businesses and consumers alike.