Latest Blogs About "All Things Compliance"

20 total posts.

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MineralTree Achieves PCI Compliance With Threat Stack

Kevin Eberman

January 9, 2017

Compliance processes have a reputation for being expensive, time-consuming, and fraught with difficulties — and sometimes certifications are looked ...

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How to Verify That Compliance Controls and Processes are Being Met

Lindsey Ullian

November 15, 2016

Compliance is a complex, ongoing process. Between deciphering requirements into relatable terms, allocating a budget, and  assembling a team for ...

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The Ultimate Compliance Cheat Sheet: A Wrap Up of Threat Stack’s Cloud Compliance Series

Lindsey Ullian

October 7, 2016

We write about compliance (and talk to customers about it) pretty regularly, and if you’ve been following our blog over the last two months, then ...

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Allocating Resources for a Compliance Audit: A Practical Framework

Lindsey Ullian

October 6, 2016

When companies prepare to meet compliance, whether it’s PCI DSS, HIPAA, or SOC 2, one thing that can be estimated inaccurately is the stakeholders ...

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When is Good Enough Good Enough? Meeting Compliance Without Losing Your Mind

Lindsey Ullian

September 30, 2016

Have you heard one about the bear and the two hikers? A bear jumps out of the bush and starts chasing two hikers. They both start running for their ...

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File Integrity Monitoring and Its Role in Meeting Compliance

Lindsey Ullian

September 27, 2016

When’s the last time someone made an unauthorized change to your system files? To answer this and other important security questions, as well as to ...

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Budgeting for a Compliance Audit: A Practical Framework

Lindsey Ullian

September 21, 2016

Companies can easily underestimate the investment required to meet compliance. Thinking compliance is a one-and-done activity that you can skate by ...

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The Compliance Playbook: How to Build PCI & HIPAA Compliant Businesses in the Cloud

Lindsey Ullian

September 14, 2016

The Threat Stack Compliance Playbook for Cloud Infrastructure is now available! The Compliance Playbook is intended for readers who want to ...

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The Importance of Security Monitoring to Achieving Compliance in the Cloud

Lindsey Ullian

September 8, 2016

Monitoring is the most reliable method of identifying and tracking users who are accessing data on company systems. Whether you’re on the lookout ...

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The Impact of the Cloud’s Shared Responsibility Model on Compliance

Lindsey Ullian

September 1, 2016

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has pioneered the Shared Responsibility Model in the cloud. Basically, this model outlines how cloud service providers and ...

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Why You Need to be Compliant Much Sooner Than You Think

Lindsey Ullian

August 25, 2016

We’ve been talking a lot about compliance lately. That’s because, as more businesses are moving to the cloud and storing internal and customer ...

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Can You Afford NOT To Be HIPAA Compliant?

Lindsey Ullian

August 18, 2016

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has been alluding to a large-scale HIPAA audit for quite some time now — and it looks like that threat will soon ...

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How to Reconcile Different Definitions of PCI DSS and HIPAA Compliance

Lindsey Ullian

August 12, 2016

Compliance would be challenging even if it were a black and white issue. The reality is that compliance regulations, such as PCI DSS and HIPAA, are ...

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How Does Compliance Differ In The Cloud Versus On-Premise?

Lindsey Ullian

August 4, 2016

With 253 healthcare breaches in 2015 for a total of 112 million lost records, HIPAA compliance has never been more relevant. Meanwhile, 80 percent of ...

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How Compliance in the Cloud Can Strengthen Your Business

Lindsey Ullian

July 20, 2016

Often companies think of compliance as an annoying imposition — something to grin and bear. And while achieving compliance is not always a ...

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The Top 5 Things Companies Handling PHI Need to Know About Cloud Security

Chris Gervais

July 15, 2016

An increasing number of healthcare organizations are transitioning from data centers to cloud computing today. Healthcare CIOs are, like those in ...

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Announcing Threat Stack’s Compliance Blog Post Series

Lindsey Ullian

July 13, 2016

PCI DSS. HIPAA. SOC 2. SOX 404. Compliance can be a complicated and confusing beast, with plenty of acronyms and layers of regulations — not to ...

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Creating a Framework to Enable Compliance in the Cloud

Sam Bisbee

May 13, 2016

How many times have you finished a 1,000-piece puzzle? How about a serious game of Monopoly? Both of these activities have parallels with the process ...

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How to Protect Healthcare Data in the Cloud

Threat Stack Marketing Team

November 17, 2015

You don’t have to look far to see that data breaches are running rampant among healthcare organizations. In 2015, three of the highest-profile ...

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6sense Case Study: Protecting Customer Data & Meeting SOC 2 Compliance

Threat Stack Marketing Team

April 21, 2015

We recently spoke with Threat Stack customer Jameel Al-Aziz, DevOps/Software Engineer for 6sense, and developed the following case study that ...