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Protecting patient data in the cloud: Encryption from A-Z, part I

| January 29, 2014

While most IT professionals would agree that encryption represents the gold standard for protecting ePHI, many misunderstandings persist. Today we’re going to look at Part I of encryption basics – specifically the best methods for encrypting data.

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When the cracks start to show

| January 29, 2014

A comprehensive compliance strategy can be onerous to achieve, but, if not enforced, leave businesses highly vulnerable. It’s the challenges compliance brings that makes some organisations avoid enforcing it – often to their regret.

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FireHost Superfecta Report Reveals ʻBlackholingʼ Effect That Reduces Cyber Attack Risk To Regulated Data

January 28, 2014

Report also suggests that cybercriminals are less incentivized to try new attack methods Dallas, TX – January 28, 2014 — FireHost the secure cloud hosting company, today announced trends for the attacks it blocked from its clients’ web applications in Q4 2013. FireHost’s IT security experts have noted that the company’s most recent Superfecta* data […]

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Black hole effect leads to fewer attacks on FireHost

| January 28, 2014

According to FireHost’s quarterly “Superfecta” report that analyzes blocked attacks, the total number of attacks filtered by FireHost’s IPRM was nearly cut in half, largely due to the black hole effect. As a result, web applications which are exposed to less attack traffic have improved memory and processor efficiency, and there is less network traffic […]

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Launch of a secure data center in Singapore with FireHost

| January 24, 2014

FireHost has recently expanded into the Asia Pacific region with the launch of a secure data centre in Singapore. This facility primarily services global customers based in North America, Europe and the Middle East, giving companies further opportunity to do business in the fast-growing Asian market.

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FireHost Brings Managed, Secure Cloud Infrastructure to Asia

January 21, 2014

Company launches secure data center in Singapore to serve multi-national customers (Dallas – January 21, 2014) – Secure cloud hosting company FireHost today went live with its expansion into the Asia Pacific (AsiaPac) region with the launch of a secure data center in Singapore. This facility primarily services global customers based in North America, Europe […]

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Philbert Shih | Structure Research

January 01, 2014

FireHost transitioning further up-market; shares growth metrics  We had a chance to chat with FireHost about its expansion into Singapore and gained more insight into the direction of its still aggressive growth trajectory.

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PCI DSS 3.0 and the impact it has on your security operations

| December 31, 2013

For security professionals, the new PCI DSS 3.0 standard means that PCI compliance will become more of an everyday business practice, rather than an annual checklist obligation.

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Industry predictions for 2014; Part 3: The effect and influence of government

| December 14, 2013

There are two primary aspects: the influence of government (regulations); and the effect of government (which has been shown in the latter half of 2013 to have turned the internet into its own private surveillance machine).

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Locking down your cloud, part 4: Monitoring the cloud

| December 05, 2013

You’ve built and secured your cloud, which is great – but keeping it running at peak efficiency requires its own set of skills. To maintain a cloud environment that stays secure and compliant while adapting to your changing needs, you must stay attentive in four key areas.