Category Archives: Compliance

Suit of armor guarding entrance

Who is guarding the gatekeepers?

This is a timeless concept from roman times, passed down in popular culture, and can be applied to your business security plan. Companies of even modest size and complexity rely on some form of IT to support their computer systems and data. Although, most companies trust their IT department or Managed Services Provider to include security as a baseline component of their work, how do you verify your IT security is dong what you THINK it is doing? A Vulnerability Assessment is a valuable tool. Trust but verify. “Fidete, sed

CMMC: You Might Not Realize the Impact on Your Business

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) The CMMC started within the Department of Defense (DoD) to reduce the theft of military intelligence, but as expected, it doesn’t look like it will be long before it spreads to other sectors. There’s interest in amending Sarbanes-Oxley to include CMMC, which will impact the financial sector.  Don’t fear this is just an additional burden – the CMMC model is set up to be clearer and easier to implement.  Standardization in security compliance is a win for businesses trying to juggle multiple requirements. Impact of

TAKING CARE OF SECURITY COMPLIANCE IN IT

TAKING CARE OF SECURITY COMPLIANCE IN IT

Regulatory compliance is an issue business has faced for years. Over time, not only have the regulations become more nuanced, they’ve become more difficult to track and address, as well. Given the importance of remaining compliant, it’s no wonder why businesses from all industries rely on The AME Group for assistance. The AME Group understands compliance requirements and has the tools to help you handle them with ease. HIPAA, PCI and GLBA are just the tip of the iceberg. Compliance regulations can be traced to global policy, national policy, and

SECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT FOR YOUR COMPANY

SECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Are you taking your IT security as seriously as you should? If not, the consequences to your business or organization could be devastating. A security breach could lead to lost data, stolen data, or other irreparable harm to your company’s reputation.  You need to develop a security program. Don’t take chances with your IT security. Call in the experts at The AME Group. We specialize in all aspects of IT security. Of course, we will help you cover your basic needs, develop a security program, and help you in ways

Compliance Regulations Impacting Education

Higher Education has seen some changes in Compliance Regulations causing these organizations to evaluate their security. Here’s a list of safeguards you must have in place. Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)  applies to higher education institutions because they participate in certain types of financial activities that are defined in banking law. Administering federal student loans is one of the main activities that pull institutions under GLBA compliance regulations. However, because colleges and universities don’t entirely fit the traditional model of a financial institution, the FTC has provided some flexibility on the privacy