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If you store sensitive data, you are probably subject to one or more standards or regulations. If you are out of compliance, you are at risk of significant fines and lawsuits, and even criminal prosecution.

Companies that store sensitive information – pertaining to finance, health care, and the personal data of patients, customers, and employees – can be subjected to auditing for compliance with various industry standards. Depending on the integrity of their information and the confidentiality standards of their database, the results of audits can make or break an organization. Hence, companies need a partner who can bring experts in PCI DSS, HIPPA, FDA 21, ISO 27001, SOX, and numerous other standards that industries have to comply with.

A Buda Consulting Database Vulnerability Assessment will identify all areas of non-conformance and provide the assistance you need towards regulatory compliance.

Compliance Methodology

Compliance with standards and regulations involves many factors, both Technical and Non-Technical:

  • The existence, documentation, and distribution of policies and procedures.
  • How well these policies and procedures are understood and followed.
  • Technical and non-technical controls that facilitate the procedures and enforce the policies.
Database Vulnerabilities

Each database system has a set of potential vulnerabilities that can result in failure to comply with one or more of regulations or standards. We use sophisticated automated vulnerability scanning tools that identify vulnerabilities in your database that lead to violations of regulations or standards. We provide a detailed report listing each specific vulnerability, an explanation of why it is a problem, and recommendations for fixing the problem. We also correct the problem as well if you wish.

Beyond the Database

In addition to identifying vulnerabilities inside the database, we can also assess your entire network for technical vulnerabilities and evaluate your policies, procedures, and controls so you can rest assured that your company adheres to compliance standards.