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Frameworks Enable a Best-Practice Approach to Cybersecurity

By |2020-07-21T12:20:42+00:00July 21st, 2020|Cyber Security, Internet Security, IT Security, Regulatory Compliance, Security|

Cybersecurity has never been more difficult. Threats are growing more frequent, sophisticated and costly. Data, devices and other assets keep moving beyond the reach of network perimeter defenses. Increasing government and industry regulations keep adding layers of complexity. If only there was an instruction manual that explained how to deal with it all. Turns out, [...]

How Your MSP Can Help with Regulatory Compliance in the Age of Remote Work

By |2020-07-15T17:54:28+00:00July 15th, 2020|Managed Services, Regulatory Compliance, Security|

Many organizations have done a remarkable job of transitioning to remote work — virtually overnight. IT teams who may have had limited experience working with remote workers found themselves grappling with virtual private networks (VPNs), collaboration platforms, and cloud-based applications and data storage. They deserve a giant pat on the back for keeping their organizations [...]

How Managed Services Can Relieve Compliance Costs and Complexity

By |2018-10-01T20:41:08+00:00October 1st, 2018|Managed Services, Regulatory Compliance|

Regulatory compliance requirements are increasing across a broad range of industries. Between new regulations and changes to existing rules, many organizations are struggling just to keep up with the scope and depth of compliance. What was once a yearly review and assessment has become a daily effort to ensure that all processes and systems meet [...]

PCI Compliance Remains a Challenge for Many Organizations

By |2017-09-18T18:00:14+00:00September 18th, 2017|Cyber Security, Internet Security, Regulatory Compliance, Security|

Each year, Verizon issues a report summarizing the results of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance assessments of Fortune 550 and large multinational firms. According to the 2017 Payment Security Report, 55.4 percent of organizations passed their interim assessment in 2016 compared to only 48.4 percent in 2015. But while those numbers [...]

Start Preparing Now for the New EU Data Protection Regulation

By |2017-08-23T12:31:03+00:00July 11th, 2017|Cyber Security, Regulatory Compliance, Security|

Many small organizations are already struggling to keep pace with the growing number of government and industry regulations that affect their IT environments. And now a new directive from the European Union (EU) is expected to have a sweeping impact on organizations worldwide when it goes into effect next year. The EU General Data Protection [...]

How Sound Data Governance Aids in Regulatory Compliance

By |2017-08-23T12:31:32+00:00October 5th, 2016|Big Data, Data Governance, Regulatory Compliance|

In a previous post, we discussed the importance of establishing a data governance framework to ensure the accuracy of the information being used to guide business decisions. Perhaps more important is the role of effective data governance in ensuring compliance with government and industry regulations. Organizations of all sizes and in many sectors must comply [...]