HIPAA Compliance

How to Ensure Cyber Security Compliance Doesn’t Drive Away Sales

How often has this happened to you. You run a SMB and are about to close a really big busines deal.  There is just one thing, before your customer will sign off, you have to address your company’s cyber security. They want you to fill out their questionnaire before you can move forward. For many …

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Why Law Firms Need A Managed Security Services Partner

You don’t need to be a cyber security expert to know that there is an increase in cyber attacks against law firms.  Last year’s high profile ransomware attack against  Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks showed that law firms are a prime target for attack.  In fact, in a study by Cyber Security firm, Bluevoyant, they …

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6 Things You Need to do After a Cyber Security Breach

The unthinkable has happened: your company has suffered a breach. If you are wondering how you are going to recover, here are 6 things that you need to do after a breach Report the incident to the authorities For a lot of organizations, this sounds like the last thing they want to do.  They believe …

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6 Reasons You Need to Invest in Compliance Managment

1. Your organization must comply to multiple standardsDepending on your product/service offering, your organization may have to comply with multiple standards. For example, a healthcare centre, who offers extra services (i.e. private rooms, special meals) at additional costs and stores their own data on an internal cloud system.

5 Reasons You Should Partner With an MSSP

An MSSP is a Managed Security Services Partner. MSSPs are responsible for Identifying and remediating threats, and for protecting your environment 24/7.  MSSPs can also provide your organization with the following services: Log Management, Vulnerability and Remediation Management, Data Protection Services, and Firewall Management. If you are unsure whether your organization could utilize the services of …

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How to Increase ROI on Managed GRC

That’s a lot of acronyms in one title, but hopefully I’ve got your attention. Who doesn’t want an increase in ROI?  There is a case for a great Return on Investment (ROI) for having a trusted partner manage Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) on your behalf.

How Not to Lose Business Due to Compliance

Here’s a situation you may not have thought about.  You are a partner in a professional services firm.  One of your biggest clients asks you if you are PCI compliant?  They tell you that all their third-party vendors must be PCI compliant to continue doing business with them.  How would you answer that question?

6 Reasons You Should Invest in Compliance Managment

1. Your organization must comply to multiple standards Depending on your product/service offering, your organization may have to comply with multiple standards. For example, a healthcare centre, who offers extra services (i.e. private rooms, special meals) at additional costs and stores their own data on an internal cloud system.

Marriott Suffers a Second Data Breach

Who says lighting doesn’t strike the same place twice? On March 31, hotel chain Marriott announced that they had suffered another data breach.  The first breach was disclosed in November 2018, where the records of 339 million guest were exposed.  Marriot was fined $123 Million USD in 2019 by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office for …

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How to get the Best ROI for Your SIEM?

So, you have a purchased a SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) solution.  Now that you have made the investment, the time has come to find out how to make the most out of this investment.