Federal organizations face challenges around the security of compliant cloud services for government email communications and cloud computing. Protected Trust offers federal organizations a comprehensive solution for email and cloud computing to address those challenges.

Agencies and contractors must secure data, identities, and applications. They must give authorized users access to sensitive data without compromising user identities, core applications, or protected networks. To comply with data security requirements, they must monitor and track data access and use wherever employees carry it – and then document that activity in audits and reports.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act – GLBA

A federal law, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) requires any entity offering consumers financial products or services like loans, financial or investment advice, or insurance to explain their information-sharing practices to customers and to safeguard sensitive data.

Regulation Explained

A variety of organizations and guidelines mandate privacy for government organizations. They include Federal Information Processing Standards, Criminal Justice Information Services, the Federal Information Security Management Act, and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.

Penalties for Non-Compliance

For government agencies, the price of non-compliance can range from a loss of public trust and more intense oversight to costly class-action lawsuits.

For companies that work with government agencies, non-compliance could disqualify them from bidding on government contracts.