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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!

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 achieves AWS Level 1 MSSP Competency in August, 2022

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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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/