An MSP’s Guide to Cybersecurity Mandates 2024

Which cybersecurity mandates impact you and your customers? In this episode, we discuss HIPAA, the FTC Safeguards rule and CMMC 2.0.

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Cybersecurity is an ever-important topic and there’s a lot going on right now across cybersecurity mandates that affect both MSPs and how you handle client work. To address this topic, we’re speaking with Cam Roberson, Channel Director at Beachhead Solutions.

Topics covered in this episode include:

  • What’s at stake to MSPs and their customers for non-compliance, broadly, regardless of industry?
  • Within healthcare, HIPAA has changed its enforcement strategy this year. What are the changes and how are MSPs and their customers affected?
  • For those who work with financial institutions, there’s the FTC Safeguards Rule. Share some insights into how this Rule impacts MSPs and their customers.
  • Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) is important for any business that’s contracting or subcontracting with the government. Version 2.0 is coming out in 2025.
  • What steps can MSPs take to help ensure they are meeting mandates?
    • Are there solutions available to help monitor/track?
    • What organizational changes should MSPs make? Hire someone? Dedicate staff to compliance?
    • What common mistakes should they avoid?

Mike Monocello

The former owner of a software development company and having more than a decade of experience writing for B2B IT solution providers, Mike is co-founder of Managed Services Journal (formerly XaaS Journal) and DevPro Journal.