Most corporations already have Auditor, and Compliance personnel.  That usually gets the ball rolling, but if you are a Financial institution, the FFIEC rules mandate that you have an outside firm perform the complainace testing for your internet facing applications.

That's where IT Security, Inc. can help you.  We are experts in Linux / Unix, Networking, Security Audits, Penetration Testing and Enterprise Management Solutions as well.

We are available to respond to security incidents, but really prefer to protecting the enterprise Before the hackers get in. Call us today, and we will review your concerns and discuss how we are able to help.

Industries we serve and challenges we protect you from – whether Financial Services, Government/Private Sector, Energy & Utilities, Education, or Healthcare – no doubt you face a daily myriad of challenges such as maintaining security, managing risk, and navigating regulatory and information security compliance issues.

As an organization, you must comply with privacy and data protection laws, regulations, and policies designed to protect confidential information, such as PCI, FISMA, GLB, HIPAA, etc. We can assist you in adopting and implementing a variety of activities related to processes and technology, without the costs of learning to implement them.

Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA)

The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is United States legislation that defines a comprehensive framework to protect government information, operations and assets against natural or man-made threats. FISMA was signed into law part of the Electronic Government Act of 2002. FISMA assigns responsibilities to various agencies to ensure the security of data in the federal government. The act requires program officials, and the head of each agency, to conduct annual reviews of information security programs, with the intent of keeping risks at or below specified acceptable levels in a cost-effective, timely and efficient manner. The National Institute of Standards and Technology ( NIST ) outlines nine steps toward compliance with FISMA:

Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLB)

The Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLB), also known as the Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999, enacted November 12, 1999) is an act of the 106th United States Congress (1999–2001). It repealed part of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933, removing barriers in the market among banking companies, securities companies and insurance companies that prohibited any one institution from acting as any combination of an investment bank, a commercial bank, and an insurance company. With the passage of the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act, commercial banks, investment banks, securities firms, and insurance companies were allowed to consolidate. Furthermore, it failed to give to the SEC or any other financial regulatory agency the authority to regulate large investment bank holding companies.

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Compliance With some restrictions, Qualtrics may be designated as a Business Associate when the Qualtrics BA Agreement is signed with a Covered Entity—those organizations that are required to comply with HIPAA privacy rules. All client data are considered confidential, and treated as such, with no specific designation.

Payment Card Industry (PCI)

Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards are minimum requirements for protecting your customers' payment card information. Adopted by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and JCB, PCI compliance is required for all merchants that store, transmit, or process payment card information. PCI compliance by providing a comprehensive Internet security perimeter, network segmentation and by implementing security policies that are in line with the tools and methodologies necessary for organizations to achieve Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance.


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