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Articles by tag "compliance"

2/3/2021 Edgy News

2021 PCI certification

1/26/2021 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: January 2021

“COPPA: Children’s Online Privacy Act”

 

COPPA is a federal law that restricts the online collection of “personal information” from minors under the age of 13.

 

COPPA applies to 2 types of website or online services. (a) those that are directed to children under 13, and (b) those that have actual knowledge that they are collecting or maintaining information from children under 13.

1/22/2021 Compliance

Working with PHI (Personal Health Information) – extra caution is required – the government is watching

12/28/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: December 2020

12/1/2020 Newsletters

"Standards vs Hackers and Lawmakers" Webinar

11/25/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: November 2020

10/28/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: October 2020

Private Cybersecurity Lawsuits

 

Question: What liability do we have to individuals in a private lawsuit if there is a data breach?

 

A company can be privately liable to an individual or individuals in a number of ways deriving ultimately from “common law” court made laws, or “statutes” enacted by Federal or State legislatures.

9/29/2020 Compliance

Ask Our VP of Compliance: September 2020

Federal Class Actions for Data Breach – Who Can Sue?

Suing due to a data breach related incident might not be as simple as you'd think. 

There are fine terms you must meet in order to be able to sue and for your case to be approved in court. 

Our VP of Compliance lays out everything you need to know on this subject. 

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!

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