Organizations must continuously maintain their compliance status and not just once a year for an audit
Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) February 21, 2014
CompliancePoint, an information security consulting and compliance services provider, announces the launch of its Continuous Compliance & Assurance Program which helps organizations achieve compliance with standards such as HIPAA/HITECH and PCI, as well as maintain their compliance levels throughout the year. Using a company’s internal resources or CompliancePoint’s Security Consulting Services in combination with CompliancePoint’s SaaS-based Compliance Automation Portal establishes a comprehensive program which validates compliance-related activities and evidence in real-time so that companies always know their compliance status.
The Continuous Compliance & Assurance Program addresses key organizational issues including the need to identify and define compliance control objectives and methodologies that are pertinent to the organization. It also enables companies to assign ownership of specific compliance control activities to create accountability. Another key component is the ability to schedule, monitor and receive alerts on a company’s compliance activities and status.
“We know from experience that organizations of all sizes in the healthcare industry struggle to stay compliant with regulatory and industry requirements,” states Jerry Wyble, Vice President and General Manager of CompliancePoint’s Information Security group. “Organizations must continuously maintain their compliance status and not just once a year for an audit.”
CompliancePoint will demonstrate the Continuous Compliance & Assurance Program and the Compliance Automation Portal in booth 4282 at the 2014 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) show in Orlando from February 23 through 27. Show attendees get direct access to CompliancePoint’s information security specialists who will provide valuable insights based on their actual experience and their in-depth knowledge of specific industry requirements such as HIPAA regulations.
For more information about the Continuous Compliance & Assurance program or other compliance and information security services from CompliancePoint, call (855) 670-8780 or visit http://www.compliancepointis.com.
CompliancePoint is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia. CompliancePoint’s Information Security Compliance practice group provides audit, consulting and IT services on business privacy and data security issues for regulatory and industry compliance including PCI Certification and HIPAA assessments. Additional services include information security risk assessments and remediation, policy and procedure development, network vulnerability testing, and security awareness training.
The CompliancePoint Information Security staff hold numerous IT & Security credentials including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), PCI Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), Payment Application PCI Qualified Security Assessor (PA-QSA), Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner (CFCP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional, and certified TG-3 auditors.
For more information, call (855) 670-8780 or e-mail security(at)compliancepoint(dot)com or visit http://www.compliancepointis.com.