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Third-Party Compliance Audits: Why Engage an External Assessor?
Faith Kubicki July 31, 2020

When it comes to security, consumers have higher expectations than ever before. It is no longer enough to say that a product or service is secure; customers often need to see proof. Third-party compliance audits, such as SOC examinations and HIPAA security compliance audits, can satisfy these requests for a higher level of assurance. In […]

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Cybersecurity Trends in the Document Management Industry [Infographic]
Faith Kubicki July 13, 2020

As the document management industry matures, vendors face increased expectations for cybersecurity. Users require higher levels of protection for their enterprise data, and vendors – whether cloud-based or on-prem – must respond in order to remain competitive. Our most recent infographic explores the challenges that document management vendors are facing. Explore the latest trends:

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How Compliance Audits Can Help You Meet Your Long-Term Business Goals
Faith Kubicki June 29, 2020

Some organizations consider compliance audits a cost of doing business: resource-intensive and time-consuming, but a necessary step toward securing a new contract or maintaining an existing agreement. However, this view doesn’t take into account the full impact of a robust cybersecurity program – especially in today’s competitive landscape. Strategic Compliance Consumers have higher expectations for […]

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HIPAA Risk Assessments: What Kind of Privacy and Security Threat Analysis is Required for Compliance? 
Faith Kubicki June 17, 2020

Under HIPAA, covered entities are required to complete a risk assessment (also referred to as a risk analysis) to identify potential threats to their protected health information (PHI). “Conducting a risk analysis is the first step in identifying and implementing safeguards that comply with and carry out the standards and implementation specifications in the Security […]

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What Kind of Compliance Documentation Is Required for a Security Audit?
Faith Kubicki June 17, 2020

Compliance audits require a significant amount of documentation. Whether you’re working toward a SOC report, a HITRUST certification, a PCI Report on Compliance, or any other security initiative, you will need to provide your auditor with formal evidence that your policies and processes are designed in accordance with relevant requirements. The documents you will need […]

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Physician Based Medical Management Successfully Completes First Annual SOC 2 Examination
Faith Kubicki May 4, 2020

Physician Based Medical Management, a national provider of independent peer review services, today announced successful completion of their 2020 SOC 2 Type 1 examination. The achievement reflects the organization’s commitment to data security, while giving them a competitive edge in their industry. The company, which has been accredited through the URAC since 2012, has long […]

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Kiite Successfully Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Examination
Faith Kubicki May 1, 2020

Kiite, a provider of sales enablement software, today announced successful completion of their 2020 SOC 2 Type 2 examination. Having completed a SOC 2 Type 1 examination in 2019, the SOC 2 Type 2 examination was the next step in their compliance strategy. “There are many types of sales software, with varying degrees of security […]

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Cybersecurity and Compliance for the Document Management Industry
Faith Kubicki April 20, 2020

As companies move from hard-copy documents and manual processes to electronic documents and automation, document management solutions have become more commonplace. While they offer considerable improvements in accessibility and convenience, these systems do come with concerns about data security. Software developers must ensure that their solutions feature appropriate security controls, and companies that are looking […]

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Cybersecurity and Compliance for the Print Mail Industry
Faith Kubicki April 20, 2020

In a digital world, the print mail industry is changing rapidly, and many printers are making necessary adjustments to keep pace. By introducing new services, entering new markets, and responding to changing expectations, print mail organizations are finding ways to increase revenues while complementing the shift to electronic communications. Privacy and Security Have Become More Important […]

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Responding to a Healthcare Data Breach
Faith Kubicki April 17, 2020

With a record number of healthcare data breaches occurring in 2019 – 510 incidents of 500 or more records each, according to the HIPAA Journal – organizations are becoming more attentive to their security controls. Preventive measures, such as penetration testing and strong cybersecurity controls, can reduce the risk of a breach. However, the constant […]

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