CompCiti’s newest addition to its cybersecurity services portfolio is aimed at helping law firms strengthen their cybersecurity measures by following ABA’s Opinion 483.
NEW YORK, NY, May 30, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ — CompCiti Business Solutions has announced a new addition to their cybersecurity management services portfolio, Opinion 483 (The Opinion). This service is catered towards Law firms to help them manage and follow American Bar Association’s cybersecurity obligations.
Citing the looming threat of growing cybersecurity and data breach related concerns, on October 2018, the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 483. The Opinion outlines lawyers’ obligations to protect their client’s confidential information. It refers to lawyer’s responsibility to have appropriate knowledge, technology and measures in place to secure client data. The Opinion lays-out lawyer’s obligations to have their clients reasonably informed in the event of a data-breach. An incident reporting process must be developed and followed to efficiently handle any security compromise situation.
The Opinion addresses the need to:
• Develop and maintain a comprehensive cybersecurity policy and procedure to assess security risks and vulnerabilities
• Conduct tests to periodically evaluate network security to scan for vulnerabilities
• Take appropriate action to mitigate all identified risks and vulnerabilities
• Implemented security measures must be regularly evaluated and updated on an on-going basis
• Take responsibility for securing client data when information is shared with external vendors
With the new service addition, CompCiti aims to help law firms strengthen their cybersecurity measures by following The Opinion. A team of expert cybersecurity consultants at CompCiti offer a custom service model for law firms to oblige by The Opinion. The model includes developing a comprehensive cybersecurity program tailored for law firms. Audit System to identify and plug any security vulnerabilities that can expose client’s data. CompCiti can appoint a Virtual Chief Information Security Officer (aka vCISO) to the law firms to direct and manage their cybersecurity policies and procedures.
By offering cybersecurity audit and compliance services for regulations like 23 NYCRR Part 500, SOX section 404 and, HIPAA, CompCiti has developed a detailed understanding of how to efficiently comply with regulations and obligations. They combine the cybersecurity expertise with their IT management experience that spans for over two decades to deliver a holistic solution.
On this announcement, Sam Vohra, CEO of CompCiti, commented, “We are thrilled to expand our cybersecurity support to the law firms. Obliging with Opinion 483 is a crucial step in protecting client information. At CompCiti we are passionate about helping clients protect their data in a sustainable manner. We are confident that with our proven track record in cybersecurity management, we will be able to help law firms with their cybersecurity, data protection and incident report management needs.”
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CompCiti Business Solutions, Inc. provides its clients what few other IT companies in New York can: expertise and insights developed since business networking began. CompCiti’s focus on cybersecurity and cyber management services set it above other business networking services. CompCiti secures IS infrastructure against all cyberthreats, including viruses, hackers, and ransomware.
To find out more information about CompCiti’s Opinion 483 cybersecurity services, please call 212.594.4374 or visit CompCiti.com
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