school quality profiles

School Report Cards for Virginia

School Report Cards for Virginia The school report cards for Virginia’s schools, school divisions and for the state never looked better! Today, AIS Network announced that we’ve wrapped up development work on the Virginia Department of Education’s School Quality Profiles website. One more reason that I’m particularly proud of this project is because I’m the parent…

avoid data breach

Avoid a Data Breach: Three Things that a Health Care Organization Should Do

Avoid a Data Breach: Three Things that a Health Care Organization Should Do There are three things that a health care organization should do immediately to avoid a data breach. They are: Execute Advanced Penetration Testing. Performing an advanced external penetration test is a strategic approach to identify weaknesses in network and application security, as would…

debt collection

Debt Collection and Audits for Collection Agencies

Debt Collection and Audits for Collection Agencies Debt collection agencies with sensitive data need to be familiar with how PCI, FISMA, SSAE 16/SOC 1 and SOC 2 apply to them. If you’re performing collections, you’re no stranger to regulatory compliance and the proactive supervision of government agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer…

AISN Welcomes Microsoft’s Fifth Mecklenburg County, Va., Expansion

AISN Welcomes Microsoft’s Fifth Mecklenburg County, Va., Expansion Summary: Managed services provider AIS Network, a contractor for the Commonwealth of Virginia, applauds Microsoft’s fifth expansion in Mecklenburg County, Va. AISN is a Microsoft Tier 1 Cloud Service Provider and carries Microsoft Azure on its statewide contract (VA-120146). McLean, Va. — November 25, 2016 — AIS…

PCI DSS 3.2

PCI DSS 3.2 Requirements and What’s New

PCI DSS 3.2 Requirements and What’s New PCI DSS 3.2 includes some changes about which you should know. Many thanks to our auditor, KirkpatrickPrice, for explaining the details to folks via a new webinar. In this special session, Shannon Lane – a QSA, CISSP, and auditor with KirkpatrickPrice – discusses what’s new in PCI DSS…

AIS Network Attains VMware IaaS Powered Status in the VMware vCloud Air Network

AIS Network Attains VMware IaaS Powered Status in the VMware vCloud Air Network   Summary:  AISN, a secure and compliant cloud services provider, today announced its entry into the VMware vCloud® Air™ Network with VMware IaaS Powered status. This designation illustrates to customers that the company’s public cloud service is validated using and compatible for…

penetration tests

Penetration Tests and Their Benefits

Penetration Tests and Their Benefits Penetration tests and their benefits on the brain? If performed regularly, penetration tests are key to your overall security posture. It’s an important practice that gives organizations visibility into real-world threats to your security. As part of a routine security check, penetration tests allow you to find the gaps in…