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Compliance Readiness

Frequently asked questions

Why do I need to be compliant?

It helps you earn your customer's assurance. It ensures you have the necessary security controls for protecting your data. It gives your security program a standard framework.

How long does it take to get compliant?

It depends. On the scope of the framework, the architecture of your IT infrastructure and most importantly on the education of your team to maintain compliance on an ongoing basis. Anywhere between 2 to 10 months.

How much does it cost to be compliant?

It depends on the scope of the compliance. For e.g. it would be cheaper if its just limited to your AWS Cloud Infrastructure and more expensive if it has to cover multiple offices and locations. Anywhere between 10 to 20K.

Which compliance framework should I choose?

Depends on the type of information you process. If you are processing credit card information then choose PCI. If you ar dealing with patient health information HIPAA would apply. For Overall Industry standard security framework choose SOC2 and if you want to cover administrative processes as well choose ISO 27001.

Workflow for Compliance Readiness

  • Conduct High-Level Gap Analysis

  • Review Findings, Prioritize based on criticality

  • Create Policies and Procedures

  • Conduct Risk Assessment and Penetration testing

  • Implement missing technical controls

  • Develop Incident Response Capabilities

  • Ensure Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

  • Continuous Monitoring to maintain Compliance

Which Compliance Framework Applies to your Business