Category: Cloud Computing

Data protection and the cloud

BY YAN NESS Co-CEO, Online Tech In my last blog post I made the case that data is money. So it’s important to have a strategy for data protection just as you would for cash management. It helps to have … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the cloud cybersecurity curve

For the upcoming IMN Data Center East Conference, I’ve been invited to speak on the panel called “Staying Ahead of the Curve on Services” about managed services for data center operators. From my experience, two of the highest value managed … Continue reading

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iHT2 recommendations for HIPAA-compliant cloud business associates

Cyber criminals are being drawn to the healthcare industry like moths to a flame and providers are more vulnerable as the sharing of electronic health records proliferates. To help diminish both those trends, the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) … Continue reading

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Cloud Security at Columbus Information Security Conference

On May 22nd, industry experts from around the Columbus area will converge to speak at the Data Connectors Columbus Tech Security Conference. This will be held in the Quest Conference Centers in Columbus. The focus of the Data Connectors event … Continue reading

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Is Apple dying because it ‘doesn’t think about the cloud’? That’s debatable, but future of cloud computing is not

Highly successful tech venture capitalist Fred Wilson created some waves last week when he predicted Apple wouldn’t be among the top three most important tech companies in the world by 2020. Speaking at a conference in New York City, he … Continue reading

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Bridging the software and infosec professional chasm

In contrast to the unseasonably cold weather Columbus, Ohio, has experienced of late, this week’s InfoSec Summit kicked off in bright purple ‘Aloha’ style with Jim Manico’s recommendations for improving web application security. Only one other attendee could match his … Continue reading

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Online Tech Talks Cloud Security at Michigan Security Conference

This Thursday, April 24th, Online Tech’s Director of Product Management Jason Yaeger will be speaking at the Detroit Data Connectors security conference. The Detroit Data Connectors conference is a one day event focused on various security concerns plaguing businesses around … Continue reading

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Federal court upholds FTC’s authority to penalize lax cyber security measures protecting personal information and credit card numbers

The Federal Trade Commission has taken new assertive action to protect consumer data privacy interests, this time relating to breaches of payment card information, and other consumer personal information by Wyndham Worldwide, a company which owns and manages hotels. Just … Continue reading

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Cloud security concerns persist in healthcare field, here’s why data is more secure with cloud hosting provider

When the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security was released earlier this month, it stated that use of cloud services is the second-highest security risk concern for healthcare organizations. Employee negligence was the runaway … Continue reading

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Online Tech on CRN’s Hosting Service Provider 100 list for secure enterprise cloud, colocation

Here we go patting ourselves on the back again, but we can’t help it. Media outlets keep handing us awards! Most recently, CRN named Online Tech one of its MSP Hosting Service Provider 100. (Read full press release.) These 100 … Continue reading

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