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Philbert Shih | Structure Research

February 01, 2013

FluidScale™ is the ability to scale cloud infrastructure resources on the fly without restarting the server. This can be done manually through the portal whenever the need arises or automatically scheduled. The capability is an enhancement and not a paid add-on service.

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FireHost Report Shows Cross-Site Scripting Attacks Up 160 Percent from Q3

| January 30, 2013

FireHost’s Q4 2012 web application attack statistics show that cross-site scripting attacks rose from just over one million in Q3 2012 to 2.6 million in the fourth quarter, an increase of 160 percent. Cross-site scripting involves the insertion of malicious code into pages in order to manipulate website visitors.  

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Cross-Site Scripting Attacks Up 160 percent in Final Quarter of 2012, Reveals FireHost

January 29, 2013

64 million cyberattacks blocked by secure cloud hosting company in 2012 London, UK – January 29, 2013 — Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today announced its Q4 2012 web application attack statistics, detailing the type and number of cyberattacks blocked by its servers in the US and Europe between October and December 2012. Throughout […]

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Use of Cross-Site Scripting Attacks Massively Increased at End of 2012

| January 29, 2013

Blocking over 64 million cyber attacks, FireHost’s Q4 2012 web application threat statistics show that between October and December 2012 in the US and Europe, three of the main four attack types rose in volume.  

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Benchmarking for a Better Cloud

| January 21, 2013

Cloud infrastructure can be sophisticated enough to go head to head against even the most robust dedicated infrastructure. This is why the current transitional landscape from dedicated server farms to cloud infrastructures has expanded the conversation.  

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Three Security Must-Haves for 2013

| January 15, 2013

Evolving security threats are demanding that protective solutions develop just as rapidly – or faster. It’s not enough to stick to the same generic security measures you’ve always assumed were working, and hope for the best.  

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FireHost CEO, Chris Drake, Awarded University Of North Texas Distinguished Young Alumni Award

December 12, 2012

Dallas, Texas – December 12, 2012 – Secure cloud hosting provider, FireHost, today announced that CEO and founder, Chris Drake, has been honored by the University of North Texas (UNT) as a 2013 Distinguished Young Alumni Award recipient. The award was created in 2011 to recognize alumni under the age of 40 for distinguished career […]

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How to Properly Wield the Weapon of Encryption

| December 11, 2012

Insight from FireHost’s security team. Among the everyday news of security breaches, there is one recent incident that brought to light a certain vulnerability we often take for granted – encrypted data.  

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How to Ensure Compliance in the Cloud Between Audits

| December 07, 2012

Organizations that use cloud infrastructures cannot go on faith alone when it comes to compliance standards such as PCI and HIPAA. Hackers know as well as any IT pro that audits occur only once or twice a year.  

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Paul Burns | Neovise

December 01, 2012

FireHost mentioned in Neovise Cloud Predictions and Trends for 2013. Another cloud provider, FireHost, is an innovator in the security space. They include capabilities such as hardened operating systems, vetted security patches, managed antivirus and a logging service which allows cloud customers to review what sort of attacks may have been attempted on their services – […]