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Home Office omits cyber from business crime statistics

| June 21, 2013

The UK Home Office has published its 2012 Commercial Victimisation Survey showing that theft and burglary from commercial premises have decreased dramatically over the last ten years: but ignores cybercrime.  

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Cloud security best practices for healthcare providers, vendors

| June 20, 2013

Patient privacy has always been a top concern for healthcare providers. Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive data is critical, both to provide excellent patient care and to protect healthcare organizations from the consequences of non-compliance.  

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IDG’s Computerworld Names FireHost to 2013 List of 100 Best Places to Work in Information Technology

June 19, 2013

Dallas, TX – June 19, 2013 — FireHost, the secure cloud hosting company, today announces it has been selected by IDG’s Computerworld as a 2013 Best Place to Work in Information Technology (IT) honoree. The annual award recognizes organizations that provide IT employees with a stimulating work environment as well as great benefits and compensation. […]

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Cyber security – small firms now in the firing line

| June 17, 2013

Small businesses need to upgrade their awareness of – and abilities in – cyber security if they are to avoid becoming the ‘soft underbelly’ of the UK’s fights against hackers and cyber threats.  

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Beating up cyber-bullies: FireHost takes another $12 million

| June 14, 2013

Things are getting real for cloud hosting company FireHost. The firm just raised a $12 million D-Round of funding and intends to use that cash to seek new enterprise clients by acting as cloud security evangelists.  

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FireHost Secures $12 Million in Series D Funding

June 12, 2013

Funding fuels innovation and product development to advance leadership in secure cloud Dallas, TX – June 12, 2013 — FireHost, the secure cloud hosting company, today announced a $12M Series D funding round led by investment partner The Stephens Group, LLC. This funding will be used to extend FireHost’s innovative, industry-leading solutions in the secure […]

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FireHost flames up with $12M for secure clouds

| June 12, 2013

FireHost has raised $12 million in new funding as the cloud computing company hunts more enterprise business. The Dallas-based company sells cloud computing services that emphasize security. It was founded as a secure Web hosting business and two years ago it transitioned all its business into cloud computing.  

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Google targets cross-site scripting by doubling bug bounties

| June 07, 2013

XSS is becoming increasingly common, up more than 160% in the fourth quarter of 2012 from the previous three months, according to FireHost research. In a move geared to keep up with the ever-changing online threat landscape, Google has increased its reward levels for researchers that uncover flaws. In particular, Google has its sights set on […]

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Not all clouds are created equal

| June 05, 2013

If you’re thinking about migrating to a cloud platform, you’re hopefully concerned about security and performance issues– and rightfully so. While healthcare providers enjoy incredible benefits with the cloud, not all cloud environments will provide the security and performance you need to adhere to HIPAA, HITECH, or even the internal controls your business has devised […]

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David Bradshaw | IDC

June 01, 2013

FireHost covered in The State of the European Public Cloud Services Market in 2013. It examines how quickly the adoption of cloud services has grown in Western Europe by looking at the stage of adoption of European organizations. It considers the market landscape and the principal players and their competitive positioning in the public software-as-a-service (SaaS), […]