Regulatory compliance is something that many businesses must do. Regardless of whether your business is regulated by local, state, federal, or industry specific agencies—or even a combination of all four, your IT environment will be affected. While you can easily understand how regulations impact your general business practices, you might feel overwhelmed with how the rules apply to how your business uses IT. Instead of spending valuable time trying to determine how regulations affect your IT environment, hire EverTech to make sure your IT systems meet regulations.
All regulatory programs affect how your business uses IT. EverTech will help you create an IT environment that meets all of your industry’s regulations. EverTech will assist you with the following:
Network Assessment- Using the regulations that govern your company, EverTech will assess your entire IT environment. Your business' IT hardware, software, and systems configurations will be evaluated in terms of their compliance. Annual inspections may also be required and also to ensure that your data is properly protected. Recommendations will be made if problems are found.
Inventory- After a network assessment, EverTech will create an accurate inventory of all hardware and software. Your business' inventory will also include all IT product warranties, software licenses, and security keys to ensure that you have a full accounting of everything that comprises your IT environment.
Risk Assessment- EverTech will conduct a risk assessment after the initial network assessment and inventory are done. A risk assessment will outline all potential threats to data (from fires to hurricanes to hackers). Because every business faces different risks, an individualized risk assessment will help you identify and prioritize risks to which your business and data might be exposed.
Usage Policy- As part of regulation compliance, your business must have an acceptable usage policy that clearly states how users may use your IT systems. EverTech can provide a set of policy recommendations that protects data, enforces company policies, and doesn't impact staff productivity.
Documentation- EverTech will assist you create required documentation that demonstrates that your business meets regulations. The documentation will identify how your company's IT environment is constructed, as well as outline security policies and practices that are in place to protect regulated data.
Training- EverTech can create a training program to teach employees how to meet regulations. Most regulations require formal, documented training that educates users on the importance of safeguarding data and should also give practical hands-on training as to how security practices actually work. IT support companies can also help you schedule and present training at regularly scheduled meetings.