PCI ComplianceCreated by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), entails 12 requirements merchants must fulfill in order to process and store cardholder data safely. In order to remain compliant, merchants must build and maintain secure networks, protect cardholder data using vulnerability management programs, implement strong access control measures, regularly test networks and maintain an information security policy.
HIPAA ComplianceHIPAA Compliance refers to a set of security guidelines established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 for protecting patient health data privacy. Organizations handling sensitive patient information like hospitals or insurers must keep it protected from unwarranted access by adopting policies and procedures designed to secure its safe sharing, while regular training on HIPAA regulations must also take place within their organization.
SOC 2 ComplianceDeveloped by AICPA (American Institute of Certified Public Accountants), ensures cloud service providers can effectively protect customer's confidential data stored on their systems from being misused, mis-used or disclosed without authorization - such as availability, integrity, confidentiality, privacy & process integrity & reliability. Service Organization Control (SOC) should have implemented appropriate technical & organizational measures & adhered to industry standards in order to achieve SOC 2 Compliance. To do this successfully organizations should implement appropriate policies&procedure and adhere to industry standards so as not to allow unauthorized access, misuse or disclosure of any user data which may cause misuse or disclosure without authorization.