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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.

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FireHost Expert Discusses Largest DDoS Attack with the BBC (MP3)

| March 28, 2013

Daniel Beazer, Director of Strategy, talks with BBC Channel 5 about the largest DDoS attack ever – a 300 gbps DDoS attack, that took place earlier this week. Mr. Beazer explains whether or not he believes the attack actually slowed down the whole internet.  

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Security Fears Give Way to Economics as Cloud Computing Grows

| March 27, 2013

“It’s a double-edged sword, we have thousands upon thousands of different customers on our infrastructure, and we’re seeing attacks on those tenants. But the benefit of our infrastructure is we can use all the attack data to protect other clients.” says Chris Hinkley, Senior Security Architect for FireHost.  

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To Store or Not to Store?

| March 26, 2013

It is possible to hold data securely in the cloud. As long as the merchant ensures they make the right choices when doing so, such as selecting a properly secure, compliant enterprise class cloud platform, security becomes no greater issue than it would be in any traditional dedicated or private cloud hosting infrastructure.  

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HIMSS13 Healthcare Security Vendor Trends: Cloud and BYOD

| March 15, 2013

Two important health IT security trends at HIMSS13 were mobile security and cloud security because of new technology and government rules and regulations such as HIPAA.  

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The whole eCommerce Pie: which pieces are yours?

| March 13, 2013

By now, we’re all well aware that PCI-DSS compliance is required for any business accepting online payments via credit/debit card. Even the savviest IT veterans who understand the ins and outs of the PCI equation can unknowingly be fooled by the claims hosters and software as a service (SaaS) providers make regarding technical responsibility.

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The 20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors Of The Cloud 100

| March 12, 2013

FireHost offers a secure cloud hosting platform, which includes its Secure Cloud Server, PCI- and HIPAA-compliant hosting, and load-balancing services.  

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Using the Cloud for Better Business Continuity

| March 05, 2013

Natural and unnatural disasters strike every day, everywhere in the world. We can count on it. Yet businesses still leave their data at risk of being “lost,” if even for a short time. In an era when about everything lives in the cloud, BCP can no longer be left on the back burner.  

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Multiple Analysts | ABI Research

March 01, 2013

FireHost is mentioned in this report that analyzes the current market for cloud-based security services and the different security-as-a-service (SecaaS) models currently being offered. These models include various services such as DLP, IAM, SIEM, Security Assessments, Intrusion Management, Encryption, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, and Web, Email, and Network security. SecaaS market revenues are broken down by service and […]