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Compliance Testing

What is Compliance Testing?

Compliance Testing is performed to maintain and validate the compliant state for the life of the software. Every industry has a regulatory and compliance board that protects the end users.

For shipping and logistics industries, the Office of Foreign Assets & Controls (OFAC) has enacted several regulations for Specially Designated Nationals.

In healthcare, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) includes an administrative simplification section, which mandates protecting the information assets of patients.

The softwares used in the pharmaceutical industry, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enacted legislation comes into the picture.

Checklists for Compliance Testing:

  • Professionals, who are knowledgeable and experienced, who understand the compliance must be retained.

  • Understanding the risks and impacts of being non-compliant

  • Document the processes and follow them

  • Perform an internal audit and follow with an action plan to fix the issues