Tag Archives: Compliance

Covering the Basics – Disaster Recovery

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Disasters beyond our control have been affecting businesses for years. Now, technology is so entwined with our daily business activities, we often overlook our dependence on the ease of accessibility. We also tend to underestimate the importance of security and protection of those resources and information. Disaster Recovery is an important […]

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Compliance Headaches

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Priorities of many companies revolve around security of their data. Compounding on top of that is the need to be up to date with any number of regulations surrounding the protection of personal data. With companies allowing employees to “bring your own device”, BYOD has leapt to the forefront of […]

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201 CMR 17.00 Finalized – Regulations to Take Effect March 1, 2010

From the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation: The  Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation announced that it has filed final regulations that take effect on March 1, 2010. The regulations will help combat many of the vulnerabilities in personal information security that has led to more […]

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Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation to hold public hearing on 201 CMR 17.00

The purpose of this public hearing is to afford interested parties and opportunity to provide oral or written testimony regarding 201 CMR 17.00, Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth. For more information, click here.

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Massachusetts Issues Information Security Regulation 201 CMR 17.00

Massachusetts has recently issued new regulation 201 CMR 17.00, which imposes significant requirements on all businesses that retain personal information about Massachusetts residents. The regulation is expected to take effect in 2009 and will require businesses to develop comprehensive information security programs. While many of you already have dedicated security […]

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