An IT security and compliance involves the detailed assessment of technical controls, practices, procedures and other resource help to identify security risks points and assure to implement security compliance standards at the best. Organizations with IT security mandate such FDIC, GLBA, HIPAA, HITECH, NCUA, OCC and PCI DSS are required to undergo regular risk assessments to identify any existing security risk point. Somewhat it is critical to do regular check to avoid service interruption or unauthorized disclosure, misuse, alteration, or destruction of confidential information. To establish and maintain security standards and controls set by established regulators and best practice.
Auditing practice evaluation requires expertise and experience in IT security and current regulatory standards.
In order to meet multiple compliance standards, it must provide risk visibility and monitoring, maintain secure and a stable environment, adhere to policies for both administrators and users, encrypt data, quick reaction to security treats.
Provide the reporting and visibility to demonstrate compliance in each of following entity type.
Healthcare entities to maintain patient records securely. Integrating an endpoint security with data encryption and antivirus to meet HIPAA and HITECH requirement to safeguard patient records across multiple devices.
Entities to meet the government compliance standard like FERPA, FIPS-140-2, SCAP, and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), SANS 20 technology-related security controls.
Retail is the core industry where adherence to PCI standards technology-related requirements are the guideline that include data encryption, antivirus, firewall, strong passwords, systems and applications security, unique user IDs, tracking and monitoring access, and regular security and process testing and reporting.