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Am I Ready for a PCI ROC?

Am I Ready for a PCI ROC?

June 30, 2020

We recently answered the question, “How do I know if I have to be PCI compliant?” That post is a good way for those new to the Payment Card Industry...

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Cloud Security Using Defense in Depth

Cloud Security Using Defense in Depth

June 25, 2020

Many companies assume cloud security for their data falls under the responsibility of their cloud service provider (CSP): That this entity has adequate tools, policies and procedures in place for...

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Introduction to HIPAA Risk Assessments

First HIPAA Risk Assessment? Here’s How to Be Prepared

June 25, 2020

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates industry-wide standards for the protection and confidential handling of protected health information (PHI). This legislation outlines how companies store, manage, retain,...

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Ransomware Prevention to Incident Response

Ransomware Prevention to Incident Response

June 23, 2020

A ransomware attack can be a debilitating event for an unprepared person or organization. Depending on the type and value of the data stored on an infected computer, the impact of...

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Cloud Security During Selection and Implementation

10 Factors for Cloud Security During Selection and Implementation

June 17, 2020

In the not-so-distant past, IT security was based on perimeter protections surrounding racks of on-premises servers. There was a clear distinction between inside versus outside, and it was theoretically possible...

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How do I know if I have to be PCI Compliant

Do I Have to Be PCI Compliant?

June 16, 2020

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is designed to help organizations protect their customer’s credit and debit card data. Businesses are held accountable for PCI compliance and...

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