If you are an organization that has to access and store individual's personal information, medical records, or financial information, you will likely need to have your IT infrastructure audited for vulnerabilities.
Data security should be a paramount consideration anytime, but if you consider the additional penalties of not adhering to these initiatives, including exorbitant fines and customer uncertainty, your organization could be staring disaster in the face if you don't meet the standards set forth by these statutes.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have outlined security protocols for all healthcare providers and insurers in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and it's subsequent alterations.
To this end, organizations that have access to sensitive patient information need to meet the federal compliance standards set forth by HIPAA. New technology presents opportunities for healthcare providers to see more patients and improve the care that is administered.
In order to ensure that your practice's IT infrastructure is secure enough to accept and share sensitive patient information, you will need to get a HIPAA Regulatory Audit.
Merino Computing Concepts reliable IT Superheros have decades of experience in the design, imlementation, and maintenance of secure and HIPAA-complaint data delivery systems. If your practice is looking for a partner that will help you keep your patient's data secure, while still having the foresight to implement dynamic and innovative new IT for your practice, look no further than Merino Computing Concepts.
Payment Card Index Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)
In an increasingly digital world, more people than ever pay for goods and services digitally. This means that in order for your organization to accept credit card payments, you first need to pass a PCI DSS assessment to ensure that your network security meets the security criteria laid forth by the PCI DSS mandate.
To coordinate the necessary security measures, the professional technicians at Merino Computer Concepts will assess your company's ability to securely accept credit card payment and file sensitive financial information.
At Merino Computer Concepts, we realize that lapses in data security can be one of the worst events your business could deal with. Meeting the security criteria that your customers expect is an integral part of doing business.
To avoid the embarrassment and the consequences that come with a failure to comply to the above compliance standards, we can present remedies for all your IT security pain points. With a partnership with Merino Computer Concepts, you not only get the knowledge base you need to keep your IT working for you, you get the certified expertise your organization needs to meet the challenges that face your company.
Call us today at (209) 365-6800 to get more information about our HIPAA and PCI DSS auditing service, and our full set of IT services.