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Tag Archive: Compliance

Microsoft Makes Strides With Office 365 Trust Center

Making sure your data is protected is one of the most crucial elements of the business world today. Microsoft Office 365 Trust Center goes the extra mile by defending its users’ data with all the strength of its multi-billion dollar enterprise. Microsoft has built its trusted cloud on these four principles: security, privacy, compliance and transparency. Security is built into Microsoft…
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Importance of Technology Upgrades in GDPR Compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed by the E.U. Parliament in 2016 and went into effect May 25, 2018. Not only will the regulation drive organizations to assume greater accountability for data protection, it will also pave the way for ongoing discussions about the role of technology and compliance. GDPR places high expectations on businesses because the mandates are pretty…
Monday, September 10, 2018

Challenges of Manufacturing Compliance Management

Organizations are being faced with challenging compliance risks and regulatory requirements. Manufacturers employ a high number of employees, their facilities usually spread across multiple locations and their operations are highly interactive and regulated, and involve multiple processes and people. Adding to the normal challenges of running a business that size, with many multiple faucets, are the multitude of regulations that…
Monday, July 30, 2018

Epicor Responds to Demand for GRC Software

Today’s business landscape is littered with more regulations and mandates throughout the global marketplace than ever before. This minefield makes compliance more vital than ever for successful businesses. Epicor has responded to this demand with its GRC (governance risk and compliance) software solutions. Epicor makes every effort to ensure that any new functionality is consistent with published international standards and…
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

What is HIPAA Compliance?

HIPAA Compliance stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and is a U.S. federal law enacted in 1996 as an attempt at incremental healthcare reform. It was subsequently revised in 2009 with the ARRA/HITECH Act and again in 2013 with the Omnibus Rule. Prior to HIPAA, there was no generally accepted set of security standards or general requirements for protecting health information in…
Monday, March 26, 2018

GDPR Compliancy Date Looming

The GDPR clock is winding down, are you one of the companies scrambling to understand what exactly it is and what you are required to do to be compliant? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a mandate that applies to all companies that conduct business with EU residents, regardless of where they are located. The deadline to meet GDPR…
Monday, March 12, 2018

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Another compliance that is affecting companies with their technology and security is NIST. Compliance with NIST standards and guidelines has become a top priority in many high tech industries today. The National Institute of Standards and Technology is a non-regulatory government agency that develops technology, metrics, and standards to drive innovation and economic competitiveness at U.S based organizations in the science and…
Monday, March 5, 2018

Cybersecurity Compliance Program Overview

Are you being hounded by your Suppliers and/or Customers to get Compliant? There are an average 201 cyber compliance updates per day issued from over 750 regulatory bodies worldwide. Sound scary? It doesn’t have to be. The trick is your organization needs to get out in front of any compliance and regulations your business has an obligation to meet. Cybersecurity…
Monday, February 12, 2018

Why Corporate Compliance is Important

No matter what industry your organization is in, corporate compliance should be an essential part of operations. Even more so now, with all of the new regulations being placed on organizations. What is corporate compliance? It is the process of making sure your company and employees follow the laws, regulations, standards, and ethical practices that apply to your organization. Following internal…
Monday, February 5, 2018

Getting Compliant Starts With a Network Audit

A network audit is the process in which your network is mapped both in terms of software and hardware. Network audits are a must for any organization because networks are dynamic entities with their constant changing size and form. If someone asked you today to list all your IT assets, would you be able to? Taking that one step further, do you know…
Monday, January 22, 2018