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Becoming PCI Compliant for the First Time

Becoming PCI Compliant for the First Time Becoming PCI compliant for the first time? Becoming PCI compliant can be an overwhelming undertaking if you are unsure of where to start. With approximately 394 controls, this comprehensive data security standard can be a large undertaking that is best tackled with expert assistance. The first step toward…

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Strategies for Mitigating Cyber Intrusions

Strategies for Mitigating Cyber Intrusions Cyber intrusions worrying you? Looking for some basic strategies that your IT team can use to mitigate cyber intrusions? Here are four tips, courtesy of the Australian government. As part of its mission, the Australian Signals Directorate, an Australian government intelligence agency, provides advice and assistance on information and communications…

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Olympic Games Using Cloud Technology

Olympic Games Using Cloud Technology This year’s Olympic Games in Rio outshine all the others with the most advanced and innovative technology ever seen. Rio’s adoption of cloud capabilities will forever change the dynamics of the Games. The Olympics is an excellent fit for cloud computing, as it demands a massive computing infrastructure and produces massive amounts…

Azure Storage Bridges the Gap

Azure Storage Bridges the Gap Between Your Budget and Your Needs Azure Storage is a common interest for those exploring the benefits of Azure Managed Services, so let’s look further. Cloud backup and recovery options, such as those running on Microsoft Azure’s cloud platform, can help bridge the gap between your budget and your needs.…

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Cost of Downtime

Cost of Downtime Ever calculate the cost of downtime? A major new survey by Veeam Software did, and the results reveal that there’s far more to system downtime than the bracing hard costs. In its fifth annual “Availability Report,” Veeam interviewed 1,140 senior IT staff in 24 countries, including 150 U.S. folks.  All of the…

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Prep

Phase 2 HIPAA Audits Prep Phase 2 HIPAA Audits have officially begun. You may know that the OCR is gathering information to determine which covered entities and business associates will be included in the auditee pool. If you haven’t already prepared for Phase 2 HIPAA Compliance, knowing where to begin may seem a bit overwhelming.…