Taking the Pain of Cybersecurity Away by Working with Assura

April 17, 2020

When Accomack County was faced with implementing a cybersecurity program with limited resources and aggressive timeframes, they called Assura. Rather than a once-and-done project, the County subscribed to Assura’s Fractional Chief Information Security Officer service called Virtual Information Security Officer (Virtual ISO™).  Assura’s assigned Virtual ISO™ worked closely with Accomack’s County Administrator and Chief Information Officer (CIO) to implement a cybersecurity program that fully complies with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) requirements. This included development of a countywide cybersecurity policy approved by the Board of Supervisors, supporting program documentation, and cybersecurity monitoring with minimal cost.

When Virginia HB 2178 requiring registrars to strengthen the cybersecurity posture of the Commonwealth’s electoral system was signed into law, many counties were scrambling, but Accomack County was already covered. The cybersecurity program and services implemented by Assura ensured that they only needed to make minor adjustments to comply with the new law. Their program is now ready well before the November 2020 elections.

Try us out for free while getting ready for November’s elections! We are currently offering 60-days of free service for our Election Protection Pack which provides all of the technology and services necessary to comply with HB 2178, including your own Virtual Information Security Officer.

Assura’s mission is simple: Securing the future one client at a time. Our core value: Take away the pain of cybersecurity for our clients by providing managed cybersecurity services and tools. We can get your cybersecurity ready for November’s elections! Let us be your easy button! Contact us at 855-9NOHACK or on the web at assurainc.com!


ASK THE DISASTER LADY!

Assura is pleased to announce ‘Ask the Disaster Lady’, a free resource for businesses and government to receive professional guidance on managing long-term disaster response for COVID-19 issues from certified disaster recovery planners. 

The program includes comprehensive emergency response guidance for issues related to the unique disaster affecting the world such as retaining customers, managing employee issues, and even dealing with cyberattacks from COVID related threats. Resources include a toll-free emergency contact number, website with up-to-the-minute disaster-related information, and response tips for everyone!

Karen Cole, CBCP, CISA, CRISC, MBCI
CEO of Assura, Inc.
TF: (844)-HACKHLP | ASSURAINC.COM | karen.cole@assurainc.com

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