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Compliance Made Easier


Fulfilling compliance can be a daunting task for companies to take on themselves. Organizations often do not have the time, resources, or skill set to ensure their compliance.

Why get Compliance Help

Using a third-party compliance partner takes the burden off you and your staff by applying cross-industry experience and expertise to take a comprehensive, flexible, and consistent approach to compliance and risk management. This allows you to concentrate on your business.

Our Compliance Experience

Sword & Shield employs our more than 20 years of information security and compliance expertise to partner with you to determine your status and assist you with fulfilling compliance requirements relative to your organization.

Our consultants get to know your business, then apply their thorough compliance knowledge to attest to the posture of your organization and provide you with a roadmap to remediate gaps with the applicable framework(s). Using our customer-first consultative approach Sword & Shield becomes a true security and compliance partner, engaging with you on upcoming changes to the laws, guidance, technology trends, and industry best practices.

Types of Compliance Consulting

HIPAA

Sword & Shield’s HIPAA experts take the stress of compliance off you by helping to make sense of the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules and how they apply to you as a covered entity or business associate, as well as how they compare to state mandates since you must adhere to the more stringent law.

Our consultants get to know your business, then help you to identify your risks and vulnerabilities, develop a remediation plan to increase your HIPAA compliance, and continue to work with you to maintain or improve compliance. Learn more.

HITRUST

Sword & Shield Enterprise Security partners with you to remove the mystery and uncertainty surrounding HITRUST validation and certification to make compliance less “painful.” Our certified HITRUST assessors take the burden off you and your staff by applying their expertise to take a comprehensive, flexible, and consistent approach to regulatory healthcare compliance and risk management. Learn more.

NIST

Sword & Shield’s more than 20 years of experience working with federal agencies and private sector companies that choose NIST as their security framework makes us uniquely qualified to understand and relate its requirements to your business.

NIST 800-53 We look at the full NIST 800-53 control set and consider each system’s potential overall organizational impact. Then, we apply our expertise to assess the controls applicable to your company and knowledgeably assign whether you require a Low, Moderate or High designation. Learn more.

NIST 800-171 Sword & Shield Enterprise Security’s NIST 800-171 Assessment Service takes the burden off you so you can continue to do your business. We assess your NIST 800-171 compliance status and provide a detailed remediation roadmap to help get you where you need to be. Learn more. 

PCI

For merchants, financial institutions and vendors, protecting card holder data is important, and adhering to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is mandatory. But PCI compliance can be expensive and complex.

Sword & Shield Enterprise Security partners with you to make PCI compliance easier. We take the burden off you by providing expert QSAs, security engineers, technical writers, and more to provide world class, competitively-priced PCI compliance services. Learn more.

Experian EI3PA

With expertise in PCI compliance, Sword & Shield is uniquely qualified to perform your Experian Independent Third-Party Assessment (EI3PA). Our EI3PA compliance gap analysis/remediation plan helps avoid the drain of both the time and the capital associated with an initial Experian assessment. We thoroughly assess your systems containing credit information, and become your long-term partner for simplifying your compliance process and maintaining compliance. Learn more.

FFIEC

Sword & Shield Enterprise Security’s turn-key FFIEC Assessment service helps banks and examiners that must adhere to FFIEC cyber security guidelines to determine their inherent risk profile and level of cybersecurity preparedness.

Our cybersecurity and compliance experts partner with you to efficiently conduct the assessment using the FFIEC Toolkit, industry knowledge, and their technical and compliance expertise. Learn more.

GDPR

If you do business internationally, chances are your privacy processes and procedures must hold up to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) regulations and requirements going into effect soon. This European Union (EU) regulation is intended to give people more control over their personal data and protect that information from risk.

You need an information security and compliance partner you can trust to help you navigate the GDPR. Sword & Shield identifies the gaps between GDPR requirements and your current security posture. Learn more.

IRS Publication 4457

Identity thieves are constantly learning and changing their tactics to create more sophisticated threats to access critical data. From members of major accounting firms to one-person storefronts, tax preparers are potential victims; and safeguarding taxpayer data is not only crucial, but it is a legal responsibility.

As an independent security consulting company, Sword & Shield is best equipped to help you protect your clients and protect yourselves by guiding you through the Publication 4557 checklist to fulfill your requirements. Learn more.

Compliance Deliverables

No matter the framework, Sword & Shield identifies gaps between your current policies, procedures, systems, and applications relative to your compliance requirements. The results of the analysis are used to create recommendations to assist with the remediation efforts required to reduce gaps and achieve compliance.

Following delivery of the final report, Sword & Shield provides you with your customized roadmap to compliance. The roadmap takes into consideration the controls that need to be addressed to lower risks and address compliance deficiencies.

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