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Monthly Archives: March 2014

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    Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern for Small Businesses

Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern for Small Businesses

Recent breaches against major retailers have put payment card industry (PCI) regulations in the spotlight. However, it isn’t only big companies that need to worry about adhering to these regulations. The rules apply to every business that relies on credit and debit cards for transactions. Even if your business employs four people and it […]

By |March 25th, 2014|News & Events, PCI Compliance|Comments Off on Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern for Small Businesses
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    Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses

Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses

Preparing for a Payment Card Industry (PCI) audit requires merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit credit card data to have a detailed security assessment. The purpose of the assessment is to confirm that the merchant or service provider is handling card data in compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).

By |March 21st, 2014|Blog, PCI Compliance|Comments Off on Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses
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    Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses

Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses

Sue Marquette Poremba, Business News Daily Contributor   |   March 20, 2014 12:59pm ET

Recent breaches against major retailers have put payment card industry (PCI) regulations in the spotlight. However, it isn’t only big companies that need to worry about adhering to these regulations. The rules apply to every business that relies on credit and debit cards for transactions. Even if your […]

By |March 21st, 2014|News & Events, PCI Compliance|Comments Off on Accepting Credit Cards? PCI Compliance a Concern For Small Businesses

HIPAA audit preparation and compliance: BA effects on CEs

Preparing for a HIPAA assessment can be a daunting task – one that that can cost companies significant sums in consulting and auditing fees. During a recent interview with Nicole Freeman from HealthITSecurity, I offered  the following five tips to prepare for a HIPAA assessment.

1.  Identify all of your business and client data that falls under […]

By |March 19th, 2014|Blog, HIPAA Compliance|Comments Off on HIPAA audit preparation and compliance: BA effects on CEs

HIPAA audit preparation and compliance: BA effects on CEs

Author Name Nicole Freeman   |   Date March 10, 2014

While the timetable for 2014 HIPAA audits has not been released, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has begun surveying covered entities and business associates (BAs) to gauge organizational preparedness for the upcoming OCR HIPAA Audit Program. The audit criteria have not been disclosed, but it’s possible that OCR will follow up […]

By |March 11th, 2014|HIPAA Compliance, News & Events|Comments Off on HIPAA audit preparation and compliance: BA effects on CEs

Managing Identity in the Cloud

Issues arise with managing identity in the cloud when IT administrators fail to follow tried and true best practices

The task of managing a single enterprise network gets tougher when companies add cloud networks and services to its arsenal of identifying, provisioning and tracking end users and their devices. In addition to maintaining all authorizations in a centralized system to […]

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