“HiTRUST: Burdensome, But Worth It if You Have the Resources”
For the past few months the challenges facing the country’s medical infrastructure has been all over the news. Mostly these issues have focused on medical supplies and capacity, but as with any organization the IT needs of these medical facilities are also of the utmost criticality.
In the third part of the series, Michael Petrov talks about the importance of good commuication with clients and within the company. He offers some tips on how to have effective communication.
Free Cybersecurity Strategies for the Homebound
Well, April is almost over, and most of us are still teleworking from home. Last month I discussed some basic requirements for working remotely, and given that the coronavirus pandemic is still very much affecting our working lives, I’ve decided that this month it would be good to build on some of the concepts introduced last month.
Digital Edge is proud to announce that they have achieved AWS Level 1 Managed Security Service Provider Competency Status. This designation recognizes that Digital Edge has successfully met AWS requirements for a baseline of managed security services to protect and monitor essential AWS resources 24/7, known as Level 1 Managed Security Services.
This new baseline standard of quality for managed services was introduced by AWS to benefit cloud environments of any size and it spans six security domains: vulnerability management, cloud security best practices and compliance, threat detection and response, network security,host and endpoint security, and application security. The six domains contain multiple MSSP services, each with technical skill set and operational process requirements specific to AWS.
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Lately, and for good reason, the top thing on people’s minds has been the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Any change from normal operations will inherently be less secure, because often the processes are unfamiliar and have not been ironed out to the extent that a company’s normal operations have been. In a situation like we are facing now, with widespread teleworking, a company’s prime security concern should be the correct implementation of a strong teleworking policy.
“We could have done it on our own working directly with AWS, but it would have taken at least three times longer,” the client estimates. “We also would have likely made mistakes that would have extended the go-live timeline even further—that’s one of the key reasons for working with cloud experts like the team from Digital Edge.”
The importance of risk training.
Keith Barry explains the importance of being a risk driven IT organization and breaks down the 7 steps of how to successfully become one. Based off of the full article online: https://knowledge.digitaledge.net/compliance/risk-driven-information-technology-organization/
“Don’t Forget About Negligence – It Hasn’t Forgotten you”
“So if we get in compliance with these requirements, we’re safe, right?”
The answer is no. Not really.