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Mike Semel

Compliance for Profit
February 22nd, 2021 | Mike Semel | Compliance for Profit
The federal government is handing MSPs big opportunities to make money with regulated clients. A new HIPAA law rewards healthcare providers, and the business associates they work with, if they implement the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). A new - Read More
December 22nd, 2020 | Mike Semel | Compliance for Profit
You may have heard me speak or write about the risk of businesses using phony HIPAA compliance seals in their marketing. My warnings were based on a conversation I had with a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) attorney when we were both speaking at the National HIPAA Summit. She told me if a company - Read More
November 12th, 2020 | Mike Semel | Compliance for Profit
During an executive client briefing, I showed the CEO his organization’s written cybersecurity policy, which stated that all data must be stored on servers and was prohibited from being stored on local computers. Then I showed him their written policy that all data protected by regulations must be - Read More