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What do new card data protection standards mean for your business?

| May 29, 2013

Steep penalties make card data protection a high stakes proposition and, as many will no doubt be aware, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) Council is due to publish a revision to the standard in October this year, making PCI top of mind in 2013.  

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When it comes to your infrastructure, security is more than skin deep

| May 21, 2013

Without the internal and external safeguards working in conjunction, your vulnerability will spike and your performance will suffer as a by-product — two things you can’t afford to have happen. Here’s a look at why security on the inside as just as vital as security on the perimeter.  

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First High Performance Cloud Benchmarks Unveiled

May 14, 2013

Study highlights need for transparency in the cloud Dallas, TX – May 14, 2013 — Until now, there have been very little verifiable, objective cloud performance benchmarks. FireHost, the secure cloud hosting company, has again bridged an important gap for enterprises that require a cloud they can trust before they’ll even consider moving production workloads […]

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The new PCI SSC guidelines: Separating the cloud from the fog

| May 13, 2013

The truth is somewhere in between. With the right skills and technologies, the cloud can indeed be engineered to keep data secure. Security challenges exist, yes, but merchants can overcome them by working with a cloud service provider (CSP) who knows how to optimize security and deliver a service model that fits their risk and […]

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The new Omnibus rule: How will it impact healthcare IT vendors?

| April 29, 2013

As a modification of HIPAA’s previous requirements, this new ruling impacts the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification and Enforcement Rules – and that can mean significant change for many healthcare IT vendors.  

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Dangerous Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks Up 132 Percent Since Q1 2012

April 23, 2013

FireHost’s New IP Reputation Management filters block hack attempts from more than one million known attackers Infosecurity Europe 2013, London, UK – April 23rd, 2013 — Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has announced today its Q1 2013 web application attack statistics, detailing the type and number of the most dangerous cyberattacks blocked by the firewalls […]

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Three Ingredients to Maintain Performance and Security

| April 09, 2013

To keep its system from falling prey to downtime, IT stakeholders must be part of a proactively designed strategy that’s ready to be deployed at a moment’s notice. Luckily, you can get well on your way to keep performance and security intact while you scale, by ticking three boxes.  

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Locking down your cloud, part 1: One Step at a Time

| April 03, 2013

A highly secure cloud is not a myth. It’s not even out of reach. In fact, you can lock down your virtual infrastructure as tightly as any Fortune 50 enterprise does, by getting four components right: security, management, performance, and compliance.

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Locking Down Your Cloud: One Step at a Time

| April 03, 2013

A highly secure cloud is not a myth. It’s not even out of reach. In fact, you can lock down your virtual infrastructure as tightly as any Fortune 50 enterprise does, by getting four components right: security, management, performance, and compliance.  

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Carl Brooks | 451 Research

April 01, 2013

FireHost included in list of emerging cloud hosting companies. The is the first of a series of reports identifying and examining an emerging trend in cloud and hosting: providers serving vertical markets with specific IT products and services for several tech-dependent industries.