Meet Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 and 140-3 Requirements

Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 (FIPS 140-2) is a requirement for U.S. government organizations and contractors, a government security mandate designed to evaluate and approve encryption solutions serving the federal supply chain. It calls for security by a cryptographic module, and employs a security accreditation program for assessing private sector company security solution capabilities against […]

Secure Modernization vs. Legacy Systems? FISMA, Government and the DoD

(Federal agencies are challenged to protect legacy systems while complying with FISMA secure modernization. Atomicorp brings the best of both worlds for protecting existing and modernized hybrid architecture.) Nearly every organization employs a favorite old system or way of doing something, and agencies in the government and the Department of Defense are no different.  We […]

Six Ways to Employ FIM Toward Security and Compliance

“What is advanced FIM – file integrity monitoring? Leading FIM tools all inspect more than just files, they detect threats, prompt rapid response, and provide a foundation for compliance.”  When there’s turnover and shortage of training, skills or personnel, companies turn to software, SaaS, and process automation from the cloud to help them run, manage […]

Cloud Compliance Tools: How the Cloud Complicates Compliance, and What You Can Do About It

(The cloud poses a host of data compliance challenges, including lack of visibility, confusion over whose responsibility it is to protect data, and the lack of an ideal standard compliance architecture. What’s needed is cloud compliance tools and a platform for security and compliance.) The cloud allows organizations to abstract core parts of their businesses, […]

Meet PCI-DSS and Compliance Requirements With File Integrity Monitoring Tools (FIM) From Atomicorp

(File integrity monitoring tools are crucial for meeting security and compliance requirements, but they’re also critical to answering the most important question when something happens: What changed? The following blog and FIM whitepaper explore compliance challenges and empowering agents such as FIM.) Compliance challenges. Manually going through logs. Auditing. Tired human eyes missing evidence of […]

Atomic OSSEC Facilitates HIPAA and Wide Compliance

(Healthcare information is under attack in the form of cyber theft and fraud. Many organizations don’t have sufficient personnel or budget to track and control where private data is going and how it’s being used. This can bring HIPAA violations and fines. Atomicorp provides a HIPAA compliance solution through strong audit control mechanisms.) The Healthcare […]

How CIS Controls Lead to PCI-DSS Compliance

PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a collection of security controls that businesses and government agencies that collect credit card data are required to implement. Founded in 2004, PCI-DSS consists of 12 general requirements and associated sub-controls. Any organization that processes any type of payment card (debit or credit) must meet these requirements […]