Entries by Ashlyn Burgett

3 FISMA Compliance Levels: Low, Moderate, High

What is FISMA? The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) is a piece of United States legislation, enacted as part of the Electronic Government Act of 2002. FISMA’s intent is to protect government information and assets from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction of information and information systems. FISMA is the law; NIST […]

Compliance with PCI Requirements 9 and 12

The PCI DSS was developed by payment card brands to encourage and enhance cardholder data security and facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures globally. The PCI DSS consists of nearly 400 individual controls and is a critical part of staying in business for any merchant, service provider, or subservice provider who is involved in […]

What are the 4 Levels of PCI Compliance?

Does your business collect, use, store, process, or transmit payment cardholder information? If so, it’s likely that you’ve heard of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, or PCI DSS. If you haven’t, the PCI DSS is a standard created by major credit card companies, such as Visa, Mastercard, Discovery, American Express, and JCB to […]

Staying Secure While Working from Home

When your employees begin working from a remote workplace, there’s a number of new security threats they can face. While you may already have thorough information security policies and procedures implemented in the workplace, these detailed security controls don’t always transfer to remote work. To mitigate vulnerabilities and protect your remote employees from malicious attacks, […]