Mary Beth Hamilton
Eze Castle Integration
Helping Firms Prepare for March 2010 MA Privacy Regulation Deadline
BOSTON – February 10, 2010 – Eze Castle Integration, Inc., a leading provider of IT services, consulting and technology to investment management firms, today announced its free online Privacy Compliance Knowledge Center for companies preparing for the upcoming Massachusetts data protection and privacy law deadline on March 1, 2010. Firms looking for resources on MA 201 CMR 17 regulation can access information from industry experts that outline the steps necessary to comply with the Massachusetts regulation.
High-profile security and data breaches are resulting in new regulations regarding how investor and employee personal information is managed and maintained. Massachusetts state law 201 CMR 17.00 is widely considered the nation’s most comprehensive data protection and privacy law. The law mandates that all personally identifiable information that belongs to Massachusetts residents be protected both at rest and in motion.
Available resources from the Privacy Compliance Knowledge Center include:
- Preparing for MA Data Protection Webinar, which leads attendees through the compliance process associated with MA 201 CMR 17.
- A Guide to Data Privacy Compliance Whitepaper that identifies the steps one should take to comply with the Massachusetts regulation, and how to develop a written information security plan.
- MA 201 CMR 17.00 Final Law, outlining the standards for the protection of personal information of residents of the Commonwealth.
Eze Castle’s Privacy Compliance team supports many firms and helps them put the appropriate safeguards in place to achieve compliance. The Eze Privacy Compliance service includes identifying technical and operational risks, defining new policies and executing safeguards to ensure compliance.
About Eze Castle Integration
Eze Castle Integration (www.eci.com) is the leading provider of technology, consulting and IT services to the investment industry. The company’s products and services include Startup and Relocation, Outsourced Technology Support, Professional Services, Managed Services, Telecommunications, Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery, Archiving, Storage, Colocation and Internet Service. Eze Castle Integration is headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Stamford.