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Regulatory Compliance – Prevent Violations

To effectively comply with various industry regulations, businesses require integrated, cost-effective information risk management solutions that can protect data and manage entitlements over applications. User-friendly compliance solutions from NextLabs help organizations discover compliance risks, reinforce employee compliance training, prevent violations, automate procedures to reduce compliance errors, and audit data usage for regulatory compliance.

For businesses and agencies that must maintain strict data confidentiality, data- centric security solutions from NextLabs provide a complete approach by eliminating policy silos and controlling information exposure – inside and outside the enterprise.

A&D, high tech, and industrial manufacturing companies face a set of unique information security challenges to comply with export regulations such as ITAR, EAR, BAFA regulations, and the UK Export Control Act. Significant penalties are imposed for the inappropriate deemed export of technical data.

The NextLabs solution allows companies to control and audit the export of technical data by applying policies across the servers, applications, and workstations where technical data is managed and stored. NextLabs provides a comprehensive set of best practice policy libraries and reports required to support compliance with any export regulation.

Enhance Access Control

Control access to technical data based on policies that require specific user, data and environment attributes. Attribute-based policies determine who can access sensitive information and what they can do with that information.

Enforce Agreements

Automatically match technical data to Export Licenses or Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA) to provide the proper controls.

Rights Management

Files containing technical data can be automatically encrypted and rights protected upon download according to attribute-based policies to prevent regulatory violations.

Monitor and Audit

Monitor and detect user activity that violates export regulations and alerts administrators and users of an issue. Provide a full audit trail detailing technical data access and usage to satisfy regulatory compliance audit requirements.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires any organization using Protected or Patient Health Information (PHI) to protect individually identifiable health information against misuse or improper disclosure. HIPAA also sets security standards for protecting the confidentiality and integrity of patient information.

Access Control

Centralized authorization policies that limit access to patient health care information, including patient records, laboratory results and scans, to authorized personnel on a need to know basis.

Records Handling

Allow only authorized personnel to print or copy information as determined by policy and attributes. Automatically prevent printing of patient records that contain certain sensitive information.

Secure Information Sharing

Automatically apply transparent encryption to patient records when sharing internally or externally. Data is protected through fine grained access controls or encryption wherever it goes – from internal systems to email communication. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) can be redacted or masked for safe sharing.

Auditing

Provide detailed logs and audit trails of PHI access and usage to demonstrate compliance with record privacy and confidentiality standards.

Life Science companies must balance increasing regulatory scrutiny with the need to innovate and share information with key partnerships when bringing new drugs to market. Securing clinical trial data and patient information, and adhering to other FDA regulations, is critical to their success. A data-centric security strategy ensures end-to-end information protection.

Access Control

Centralized authorization policies that limit access to formulas, processes, clinical trial data, and patient records to authorized personnel involved in the specific clinical trial.

Records Handling

Allow only authorized personnel to print or copy information as determined by policy and attributes. Automatically prevent printing or sharing of confidential information if unauthorized.

Secure Information Sharing

Automatically apply transparent encryption to sensitive process, drug, trial or patient information when sharing internally or externally. Data is protected through fine grained access controls or encryption wherever it goes – from internal systems to email communication.

Monitor and Audit

Provide detailed logs and audit trails of sensitive data access and usage to demonstrate compliance with FDA and other record privacy and confidentiality standards.

Financial Services organizations continually struggle to keep pace with increasingly stringent regulations related to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), National Association of Security Dealers (NASD), and Basel III, among many others. Financial companies need to secure material non-public information, financial transactions, customer information and IP to prevent wrongful disclosure.

Secure Access

Attribute Based Access Control (ABAC) leverages contextual information about the user, the data and the environment to make more informed and granular access decisions. Information barriers can also be created to implement internal boundaries to restrict information flow across teams or divisions – resulting in increased data security.

Secure Sharing

All sensitive documents are classified and secured using encryption according to the level of protection needed. User rights to view, edit, copy, etc. are dependent on receiver’s credentials. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and other sensitive information can be redacted or masked to ensure protection.

Centralized Visibility and Control

Financial services firms must have visibility into who is doing what with their data at all times. Centralized policy management provides control over data access. Administrators can review policies in business language – they do not need IT to interpret. And, data monitoring provides centralized audit capabilities to streamline the process.

Externalized Authorization Management

Authorization is decoupled from the application to facilitate implementation and changes that need to be made to policies. Policy updates are made centrally and do not involve any changes to the application itself greatly increasing time to market.

The NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation) is a self-regulatory body responsible for ensuring energy industry compliance with Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) standards. FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) oversees the power industry, but gives NERC the responsibility for maintaining and complying with CIP standards.

NextLabs’ solution ensures cyber assets are continually protected from unauthorized access and manipulation, and include a comprehensive set of best practice policy libraries and reports required to support NERC and FERC requirements.

Analyze Data Risk

Assess data risk based on industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and analysis of data access and activity to identify the areas of greatest risk.

Identify critical assets to help organizations tighten security for sensitive data.

Access Controls

Implement access controls to critical cyber assets within the electronic security perimeter. A single policy set can bring all file servers and document repositories into compliance with continuous monitoring capabilities.

Audit and Reporting

Audit access to applications and data across critical cyber assets. Analyze access and usage of data and applications across systems.