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Detecting Breaches Before It’s Too Late

Security Week | September 17, 2013

When it comes to security, we all know that prevention is key. But when you consider that even titans like Apple, Twitter and Facebook have allegedly suffered breaches and attacks, it’s obvious that detection and response plans are critical elements in any organization’s infrastructure. As the saying goes, “hope is not a strategy.”

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Locking down your cloud, part 3: Taking compliance beyond the basics

| September 13, 2013

Most IT decision makers fail to realize that compliance standards don’t reflect the unique circumstances and requirements that vary from company to company and industry to industry. Blindly following the recommended standards often means enacting the bare minimum of security needed to achieve compliance – and that nets out to minimum protection.

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Carl Brooks | 451 Research

September 01, 2013

This report takes an inclusive look at the managed IT infrastructure market, composed of the managed hosting segment but also including IaaS and dedicated hosting services. Moreover, it breaks out revenue estimates and key trends for various segments of infrastructure covered by 451 Research, with special focus on managed hosting as the largest segment of […]

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William Fellows | 451 Research

September 01, 2013

The hosting company, FireHost, has swapped the ‘secure cloud’ brand for a ‘private cloud’ focus. FireHost is making some substantial bets on the future and has other vendors like Amazon and Rackspace in its sights.

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The CEO Spotlight with FireHost’s Chris Drake (MP3)

| August 28, 2013

Featured in this weeks CBS DFW “CEO Spotlight” is FireHost’s CEO, Chris Drake. In this audio interview, Drake provides valuable insight into growing a successful secure cloud business.  

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Don’t recover from a disaster – prevent one

| August 27, 2013

Businesses understand the need to keep their cloud-based platforms running and available even in the event of a large-scale failure. Whether it’s an external attack or an internal datacenter or infrastructure issue, the right disaster prevention solution can mitigate downtime and provide critical services.

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How IP Reputation Filtering is Central to Your Security Success

Security Week | August 20, 2013

We’ve all heard the longstanding piece of advice to “nip it in the bud” when confronted with something unpleasant or avoidable. But sometimes, we forget to take this same advice when it comes to data security. Focusing early on the preventative side of security before reactive measures are needed is pivotal when it comes to […]

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The benefits of HITRUST certification

| August 02, 2013

As healthcare providers rely more and more on evolving technologies to store and transmit their data, compliance has become an increasingly complex landscape to navigate.

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FireHost Report Suggests Commodity Cloud Providers are Bolstering Botnet Agility

July 30, 2013

Q2 2013 sees sharp increase in blended, automated attacks BlackHat USA 2013, Las Vegas, NV – July 30, 2013 — Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today announced its Q2 2013 Web application attack statistics, which form part of FireHost’s quarterly Superfecta report. These statistics track the prevalence of four distinct types of cyberattacks* that pose […]

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FireHost report shows cybercriminals are using the cloud to deploy attacks

| July 30, 2013

The report comes the same week of a report by the NASA Office of Inspector General which shows that NASA has overlooked critical security measures and procedures in its implementation of public cloud.