More on 201 CMR 17 - Get that WISP

Posted by Cathie Briggette on Thu, May 11, 2017

 

In February 2010, Massachusetts raised the bar in security for businesses keeping it's residents’ information, by creating the most comprehensive data protection and privacy law in the United States – 201 C.M.R. 17;  also, known as the Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth. This regulation issued by the Department of Consumer Affairs requires all businesses that license or own personal information of a Massachusetts resident to comply with the minimum-security standards set forth in the regulation.

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Topics: 201CMR17.00, cybersecurity

Outsourcing IT without Disrupting Business Continuity

Posted by Cathie Briggette on Thu, Sep 15, 2016

Given the huge importance of technology, IT management is the cornerstone of any modern business, but not every organization possesses the resources to develop an in-house IT solution that caters to their business needs.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery, 201CMR17.00, Managed Services

Tech Fixes: Methods to Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Posted by Philip Tang on Fri, Feb 20, 2015

The 201 CMR 17 demands companies to safeguard personal information, but taking action on your own will make you even safer.Identity_Theft

Thanks to Massachusetts General Law 93H (MGL 93H) and 201 CMR 17, state businesses have been mandated to produce comprehensive data security programs to protect their customers' personal information since 2010.  

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Topics: 201CMR17.00, Data Security, Tech Fixes

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