Apr 09


Cybersecurity threats are on the rise, and your company needs to be prepared to defend against them. Protecting your business means adhering to certain regulations so you can satisfy your clients, too. Every business owner should know that managed IT services can help facilitate compliance. The Southshore Managed IT Group provides an extensive range of IT services that encompass cybersecurity, spam protection, cloud management and more. Discover how boosting your IT infrastructure’s security can help you maintain compliance. 

Understanding Compliance at Your Business

Every day, we share information online, often without putting much thought into it. From phone numbers to payment information, anything you communicate can be intercepted by hackers and other individuals attempting to steal your information. Not only does this pose a risk to your organization, but it can also embed you in legal trouble should the data breach break compliance. 

Familiarize yourself with the types of compliance your business may fall under. Here are a few instances in which you need to comply with security regulations:

  • Healthcare Organizations: Healthcare organizations are responsible for protecting personal health information, referred to as PHI. Health technology must uphold regulations determined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to ensure patient information and medical records are handled correctly.  
  • Payment Systems: If you are an organization that handles debit and credit card payments, you are subject to the guidelines provided by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) By adhering to these guidelines, your company can ensure all data is transferred safely. 
  • Financial Integrity: Many public organizations must follow the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations to maintain financial integrity with every transaction.

How Can Managed IT Services Promote Compliance?

Ultimately, no matter what forms of compliance you must uphold, incorporate managed IT services into your company. With a managed IT there to assist you, your information will remain safe, significantly reducing the likelihood of liability. The Southshore Managed IT Group provides services that encompass all of your IT needs, including:

  • Cyber Security
  • Spam Protection
  • Security Services
  • Business Continuity
  • Automatic System Updates
  • And much more. 

Using a combination of our services, you can boost your company’s security and keep you and your clients’ most private information safe. With our experienced IT team at your side, you can feel relief knowing we are there to quickly troubleshoot immediate issues and provide backup support whenever you need it. Our services are designed to curb spam and prevent malware from invading your data, meaning you’ll have no trouble complying with the relevant security standards. 

Regular software updates and risk assessments promote ongoing cybersecurity to confirm you’re constantly adhering to compliance. Managed IT makes the process much more comprehensible.

Call Our Team for a Consultation

Compliance is easier with the help of a skilled IT team. With the right services and software in place, your organization can comply with relevant guidelines and defend sensitive information from hackers. The Southshore Managed IT Group is here to help you achieve your goals. Call us today to discuss the specifics of your compliance and learn more about the services we offer.



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