Regulatory Compliance, Governance and Security:

GLBA


September 26, 2009  10:19 PM

GLBA and Data Centers | Tips for Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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GLBA Privacy Rule Protecting the privacy of consumer information held by "financial institutions" and other third party vendors and service providers that provide “support services” to these “financial institutions” is at the heart of the financial privacy provisions of...

August 23, 2009  4:39 PM

GLBA, HIPAA, SAS 70, PCI DSS | what is next for Compliance?



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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The trend of late has been Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) compliance, along with a continued emphasis on the well known SAS 70 auditing standard. And occasionally, calls for GLBA and HIPAA compliance come calling also. As an...


January 29, 2009  1:09 PM

California Security Breach Information Act (SB-1386) | What You Need to Know.



Posted by: Charles Denyer
California SB-1386, California Security Breach Information Act (SB-1386), GLBA, Gramm Leach Bliley, HIPAA, MN PCI DSS, MN plastic card security act, SAS 70

In short, the California Security Breach Information Act (SB-1386) is a California state law requiring organizations that maintain personal information about individuals to inform those...


November 23, 2008  7:46 PM

SAS 70 Type II Audit Reports | Why SAS 70 is Here to Stay



Posted by: Charles Denyer
GLBA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS 70, sas 70 audit report, sas 70 control objectives, sas 70 type ii, sas70, section 404 sox, SOX, What is SAS 70?

We live in a world of heightened regulatory compliance and corporate governance. From the passage of the 2002 Sarbanes-Oxley Act to numerous other pieces of legislation (HIPAA, GLBA, just to name a few), "comply, comply, comply" is the new mantra being pushed throughout organizations and at all...


August 3, 2008  2:49 PM

SAS70 & PCI Compliance | Creating Audit Efficiencies



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Auditing, audits, Compliance, GLBA, HIPAA, payment card industry, PCI, qsa, regulatory compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS 70, sas70, sas70 sample reports, Security

SAS70 audits have grown tremendously in the past five years, largely due in part to the explosive growth of federal regulatory compliance laws and legislation. Interestingly also, Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance has also received much...


July 21, 2008  6:23 PM

SAS70 Audit Guide | Section 5.0 | SAS70 Roadmap for Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Auditing, audits, Compliance, GLBA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS 70, SAS 70 checklist, SAS 70 download, SAS 70 overview presentation, SAS 70 readiness questionnaire, Security, SOX, What is SAS 70?

SAS70 Type I & Type II audits can be daunting indeed to many service organizations, but they shouldn't be. The more you learn about what SAS70 is, the better prepared you will be for going through a SAS70 audit. Let's start with...


July 18, 2008  1:55 AM

SAS70 Audit Guide | Section 4.0 | SAS70 Sample Reports



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Auditing, audits, Compliance, GLBA, HIPAA, SAS 70, SAS 70 checklist, SAS 70 download, SAS 70 overview presentation, SAS 70 readiness questionnaire, Security, SOX, What is SAS 70?

You can obtain SAS70 sample reports if you are interested in learning more about the SAS70 auditing standard. Many service organizations have to go through a SAS70 audit and would like to learn more about the auditing...


July 13, 2008  10:15 PM

SAS70 Audit Guide | Section 3.0 | What’s in a SAS 70 Report?



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Compliance, DataCenter, GLBA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS 70, SAS 70 checklist, SAS 70 download, SAS 70 overview presentation, SAS 70 readiness questionnaire, SOX, What is SAS 70?

A SAS70 report can be a daunting undertaking for many service organizations who have never gone through an audit of this type. Developed in 1992 by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). SAS70 Type I and Type II audits are used for examining a service organization's control...


July 11, 2008  3:50 AM

SAS70 Audit Guide | Section 2.0



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Auditing, Compliance, GLBA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, SAS 70, SAS 70 checklist, SAS 70 download, SAS 70 overview presentation, SAS 70 readiness questionnaire, Security, SOX, What is SAS 70?

SAS 70 audits have become a way of life for many in today's ever growing regulatory compliance world. From financial services to healthcare and I.T., no industry is safe from the large and expanding compliance mandates being pushed out of Congress. Notable legislation, such as HIPAA, GLBA, and...


July 9, 2008  2:27 AM

SAS70 Audit Guide | Section 1.0



Posted by: Charles Denyer
Auditing, audits, Compliance, GLBA, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, SAS 70, SAS 70 checklist, SAS 70 download, SAS 70 overview presentation, SAS 70 readiness questionnaire, Security, SOX, What is SAS 70?

The SAS70 audit guide is a series of reports that will help educate individuals on this widely used auditing standard that was developed in 1992. Section 1.0 gives readers a brief history of SAS 70 audits. What's important to note about the auditing...


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