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8/28/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: August 2020

FISMA is the Federal Information Security Management Act. It is a high-level law that mandates a level of cybersecurity for all federal agencies and federal contractors. It was enacted by Congress in 2002 and updated in 2014.

While FISMA delegates cybersecurity responsibility to the various federal departments and agencies, it also centralizes a significant amount of cybersecurity functions (including mandates) to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and leaves the nitty-gritty standards and guidelines to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to hammer out. 

7/29/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: July 2020

In this cyber environment, it is important to have a robust Information Security Management System (ISMS), but how do you know if you have a strong ISMS? 

Well it's as simple as filling out a questionnaire!

6/29/2020 Compliance

Digital Edge's NYS SHIELD Law Compliance

6/29/2020 Compliance

Digital Edge's CCPA Law Compliance

6/23/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: June 2020

Overview of the Federal Trade Commission in regards to cybersecurity:

  • Does the US have federal cybersecurity laws that apply generally?
  • What does the FTC require in a nutshell?
  • How can I make sure my company is in compliance?

 

5/27/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: May 2020

“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.

4/6/2020 Edgy News

Digital Edge Completed the Annual AWS Partner Network Compliance Requirement Successfully!

Digital Edge has just successfully completed its annual AWS Partner Network compliance requirement. Being an AWS Partner provides Digital Edge with numerous resources and benefits that we can pass on to our customers. Also, our CEO has also just announced that Digital Edge will be upgrading our status with AWS over the next year!

3/25/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: March 2020

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.

1/29/2020 Podcast

Risk Driven IT Organization

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/

1/17/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: January 2020

“Don’t Forget About Negligence – It Hasn’t Forgotten you”

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