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Network and Security Information Compliance Counselor


Jeff VanSickel, Practice Leader
ISC2/CISSP, PCI/QSA, ISACA/CISM, Cisco Certified Network Architect (CCNA)

Jeff VanSickel leads our compliance practice and has been supporting the financial and retail industries for the implementation of ISO-based Information Security Programs and ongoing compliance maintenance for a number of years. He is a member of the SecureWorld Steering Committee. As a trusted adviser, Jeff VanSickel helps organizations to meet their compliance requirements in a practical cost effective manner.

His expertise encompasses a wide array of information on security laws, regulations, industry requirements and best practices for protecting corporate and customer sensitive information, including:

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Health Information Technology for Economic & Clinical Health (HITECH) Act
  • Identity Theft Red Flags Rule (16 CFR 681)
  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX)
  • California Data Breach Notification Law (CA Civil Codes 56 and 1798)
  • Massachusetts Data Protection Law (201 CMR 17)
  • Nevada Personal Information Data Privacy Encryption Law (NRS 603A)
  • Federal Financial Institutions Examinations Council (FFIEC) regulations
  • Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS)
  • Int’l Standardization Organization 27000 (ISO 27000) series of security standards
  • Nat’l Institute of Science & Technology (NIST) Special Publications (800 Series)
  • The resources shown below were composed by SystemExperts™ to serve as a reference and to provide guidance on approaches to common network and security compliance issues.

Get in touch with SystemExperts™ to learn more and set up a complimentary consultation to review your compliance needs.

Compliance Resources:

“New Data Protection Laws”
These new laws are the result of pressures on lawmakers to do something to combat the countless compromises of credit cards, Social Security numbers, and bank account information we hear about every day.

“How to Apply ISO 27002 to PCI DSS Compliance”
This tip is part of’s Compliance School lesson, Building a risk-based compliance program.

“For Financial Firms, Numerous Compliance Requirements Demand Baseline Controls”
Financial organizations face a number of regulatory requirements. While each regulation requires certain information be protected, fortunately the security principles and controls they rely on are remarkably consistent.

“Partner Data Privacy: Issuing Stricter Guidelines”
Financial institutions are under pressure from regulators, customers, and partners to ensure that information they entrust to service providers is kept secure. Many financial service organizations experience the pressure in two ways: as a consumer of outside services and a provider of services to other organizations.

“Protecting Third Party Processes on All Levels”
Partnerships are an integral component of today’s financial business environment and maintaining the security of these relationships is a critical element of these ventures.

“Compliance Counselor: Key Elements of a HIPAA Compliance Checklist”
This tip is part of’s Compliance School lesson, “How to meet HIPAA compliance requirements”.

Please review our Compliance Project list to learn more and contact SystemEXPERTS at 1 (888) 749-9800.