IT Compliance is Essential
IT compliance is an absolute necessity—from healthcare to finance, and from government to law enforcement, the importance of keeping data secure and compliant with industry regulations cannot be understated.
IT compliance helps mitigate risk associated with handling sensitive information by ensuring that systems are set up according to industry specifications. By adhering to specific guidelines and best practices, organizations can more easily protect their data, better comply with rules and regulations, and qualify for cyber insurance.Find Out More
The Risks of Noncompliance
There’s a reason why compliance is a top priority for most organizations—the repercussions of noncompliance can be severe. If you don’t invest in your business’s IT compliance, you run the risk of facing the following:
- Civil and Criminal Liability: Failing to comply with industry regulations may lead to organizations being held liable.
- Financial Losses: Organizations may incur significant financial losses due to litigation costs, lost revenue, and other penalties.
- Loss of Reputation: Noncompliance can lead to a loss of trust from customers, partners, shareholders, and the public at large.
- Data Breaches: Without adherence to compliance standards, organizations are more vulnerable to data breaches and cyber attacks.
Common IT Regulations You Need to Know
IT regulations, also known as industry-specific guidelines, are in place to ensure that organizations and businesses properly handle sensitive data and comply with industry standards. Some of the most common IT regulations that you should be familiar with include:
(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act): This US law was enacted in 1996 to protect the security and privacy of personal health information and is enforced by the Department of Health and Human Services.
(National Institute of Standards and Technology): The federal government develops and enforces NIST standards for government contracts. It covers both processes and technical standards.
(General Data Protection Regulation): This regulation was established to protect the personal data of European Union citizens. It requires organizations to be transparent about how they manage and store customer information, as well as adhere to certain security measures.
(Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard): PCI-DSS is a set of standards designed to ensure that payment card information is kept secure.
(SOX): A US law passed in 2002, SOX protects investors from corporate fraud by requiring public companies to maintain internal financial controls and provide accurate financial statements.
Run Networks IT Compliance Solutions
No matter what industry you’re in, Run Networks helps you ensure that your IT systems are compliant. We offer the following services to ensure your business meets all the necessary standards and regulations:
For existing customers, we provide audit services to ensure that your IT systems are in line with industry requirements.
Risk Remediation Services
If you’re not compliant, we help you identify and remediate risks and any security gaps or vulnerabilities.
We develop policies and procedures to ensure that your IT systems remain compliant.
Training and Education
Our experts provide you with the necessary training so that you understand how to maintain compliance.
Partner With Run Networks Today
At Run Networks, we have experience with the complexities of different regulations in various industries. We can provide comprehensive assessments, ongoing monitoring services, and tailored solutions to help protect your critical data and keep it secure.
We always go above and beyond to ensure that our customers are compliant and secure. Through our excellent customer service and IT support, we make IT compliance a breeze. So don’t wait—partner with Run Networks today so you can rest assured that your business is safe and secure.Get Started Now!