PCI Compliance

May 15, 2017

SECURITY

Cisco AMP for Endpoints Meets PCI and HIPAA Requirements for Compliance

Cisco AMP for Endpoints was recently the subject of a thorough technical review and test to validate that the solution satisfies requirements in accordance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. The Cisco Security Team is pleased to report […]

April 18, 2017

COLLABORATION

Compliance: Not Just a Necessary Evil; Good for Business

Despite all the complexity, have you considered that compliance may actually be good for your business? Studies have found that companies with strong governance and compliance cultures outperform their counterparts. Compliance can actually boost the bottom line. Cisco Advanced Services can help you turn compliance into a business growth driver using Cisco Spark Compliance Services.

December 15, 2015

ENTERPRISE NETWORKS

Snort your way to PCI compliance

When organizations look to secure their retail stores, branches, or points-of-sale, meeting the required mandates for Payment Card Industry (PCI) security compliance quickly becomes the number one prioritized focus area.  In fact, the 2015 Verizon PCI compliance report demonstrates this when it states that the number of companies that fully complied with the payment card industry (PCI) […]

May 15, 2015

PERSPECTIVES

#CiscoChampion Radio S2|Ep 18. Securing ACI

#CiscoChampion Radio is a podcast series by Cisco Champions as technologists. Today we’ll be talking about securing ACI with Cisco Technical Marketing Engineer Carly Stoughton. Listen to the Podcast. Learn about the Cisco Champions Program HERE. See a list of all #CiscoChampion Radio podcasts HERE. Ask about the next round of Cisco Champions nominations. EMAIL […]

March 5, 2014

SECURITY

Batman, TrustSec, and PCI

One of my passions is around PCI compliance. I know that sounds oxymoronic. How can someone actually be passionate about something as dry as compliance? Well, for the sake of argument, I prefer delusional rationalization. I think of myself as Batman! I don’t have his intelligence, money, car, or cape (well, I do have the […]

November 20, 2013

HEALTHCARE

9 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

The HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule is now in effect and audits will continue in 2014. The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights has stated several times that both Covered Entities and Business Associates will be audited.  And the scope of Business Associates has greatly expanded.  I wrote another blog directed towards […]

November 13, 2013

HEALTHCARE

8 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

Discovering a breach where ePHI has been stolen certainly falls into the ‘not a good day at work’ category.  It can be catastrophic for some, especially if the compromise occurred months ago and wasn’t detected.  Or if a 3rd party discovered the breach for you, which occurs more often than we think, 47-51% from 2010 […]

November 6, 2013

HEALTHCARE

7 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

The HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule is now in effect and audits will continue in 2014. At the HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum in Boston on Sept. 23, Leon Rodriguez, director of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights said to those who are wondering how the new rule will be enforced: […]

September 12, 2013

HEALTHCARE

6 of 9 HIPAA Network Considerations

The HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule, released January 2013, goes into effect this month – Sept 23, 2013. Over the last several weeks, I’ve been posting a blog series around nine HIPAA network considerations. HIPAA Audits will continue The HIPAA Audit Protocol and NIST 800-66 are your best preparation Knowledge is a powerful weapon―know where your […]