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Innovative compliance solutions for InfoSec securing businesses and consumers: Scytale


IT security regulatory compliance helps to improve IT security measures by defining a consistent baseline set of minimum requirements. Adopting this baseline helps to establish a common set of security approaches within a particular industry sector. Compliance is critical for many reasons — trust, reputation, safety, and the integrity of your data — but it also affect a business's bottom line. Globally, there are various companies offering excellent InfoSec compliance automation, among them, Scytale stands out.

Scytale is the global leader in InfoSec compliance automation, helping security-conscious SaaS companies get compliant and stay compliant. Its compliance experts offer personalized guidance to streamline compliance, enabling faster growth and boosting customer trust. Scytale’s team of compliance experts knows the information security realm inside and out, with years of audit experience. Scytale was not oblivious to the fact that compliance is not fun. Actually, quite the opposite. It is tiresome, administrative and lengthy, especially for fast-paced SaaS companies. Basically, it just really sucks. The company knew with its expertise and passion, that it could totally transform the way SaaS companies deal with compliance, and through carefully designed and next-generation compliance automation technology, Scytale has managed to completely change the game.

SO2 Compliance

SOC 2 automation doesn’t simply make SOC 2 compliance easier, for many companies it makes compliance possible.  Let’s take a quick minute to break it down. SOC 2 is the industry gold standard for security and reliability – but is that a good enough reason to implement it? Saying ‘gold standard’ is a really big statement. But there are some real important reasons as to why you need a SOC 2 report. After all, SOC 2 compliance is great to have but often a struggle to achieve. The process is tedious, time-consuming and confusing. And startups and SMMEs don’t have the resources to spend countless hours on difficult processes, with uncertain outcomes. In this context, SOC 2 compliance software is a game-changer. The integrated Scytale platform includes features, such as automated evidence collection, which uses smart technology to automatically collect and verify evidence for audit. The platform collects it for you so you don’t have to…what a time saver, right? There’s also an audit hub to manage workflow across the organization from a single site. Then there’s continuous, automated monitoring, through which a massively time-consuming process becomes entirely automated (and making meeting a SOC 2 Type 2 audit report much easier than ever). Scytale will essentially be your eye in the sky.

ISO 27001 compliance

Scytale’s experts will guide you step-by-step of the compliance process and fully prepare you for your audit. It provides ongoing guidance tailored to each customer to build a strong information security system. Scytale takes over full management of your audit process with your chosen auditor. To become ISO 27001 means that your organization meets the global standard for information security and management. To reach this standard, an accredited certification body independently performs audits. This audit will test your organization’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) against the ISO 27001 standard and evaluate how you’ve implemented several critical controls and policies to meet these standards. This is generally a two-step audit process. Stage 1 focuses on a preliminary audit of internal controls and procedures. This stage highlights gaps, potential risks, and compliance issues that need to be addressed. Stage 2 is a formal audit where organizations become accredited if there is evidence of the correct policies, controls, and management. An ISO 27001 certification is valid for three years. For the first two years, companies will have to complete surveillance audits. In year three, they’ll complete a recertification audit.

HIPAA compliance

HIPAA can be perfectly summarized in three little words: Protected Health Information (PHI). PHI refers to any and all individually identifiable information related to a person’s health. This includes past, present, and future information about healthcare or payment. It’s the crux of every rule, requirement, control, fine, and law. It’s invincible, or at least it’s supposed to be. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is the bedrock for both regulatory compliance and healthcare cybersecurity to ensure that PHI stays protected. However it’s not a simple optional security framework; it’s protected by federal law. HIPAA compliance is governed by one core principle: The Privacy Rule. The Privacy Rule dictates who is legally obligated to comply with HIPAA regulations. The additional three rules (The Security, Breach Notification, and Omnibus Rule) all work towards better meeting the standards required by The Privacy Rule. According to The Privacy Rule, there are two types of organizations that are subject to HIPAA compliance – Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA). But be forewarned, this isn’t limited to organizations in the healthcare industry. Business Associates have entered the HIPAA huddle, which includes any third party that has a link to a Covered Entity. HIPAA is a federal law governed by The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Its purpose is to regulate and safeguard protected health information (PHI). Four rules dictate HIPAA compliance, the core one being The Privacy Rule. The additional rules work to better implement the requirements expected from the Privacy rule. The Privacy Rule establishes the quintessential standard for protecting PHI and electronic PHI (e-PHI). Anything contradicting the requirements and objectives of this rule classifies it as a breach or violation of HIPAA. The Privacy Rule also dictates who is required by law to be HIPAA compliant, which is Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA).

Meiran Galis, CEO of Scytale

“Scytale is the global leader in InfoSec compliance automation, helping security-conscious SaaS companies gets compliant and stays compliant. Its compliance experts offer personalized guidance to streamline compliance, enabling faster growth and boosting customer trust.”