Category: Information Technology Tips

We spent HOW much time to restore that backup file? Significantly less with file-level restoration

Offsite backup: a necessary evil that can be unreliable, hard to track and expensive to support. We know; it’s not what you got into technology for. Nonetheless, the business depends on putting mission-critical data offsite for those just-in-case moments of … Continue reading

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TechPoint is driving Indiana’s technology growth

Upon moving into the Indianapolis market with the opening of a new 44,000 square foot data center, one of Online Tech’s first orders of business was to become as ingrained in the Indiana tech community as it is in Michigan’s. … Continue reading

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Online Tech’s April Sage, attorney Tatiana Melnik presenting on challenges and opportunities of cloud computing at AHIMA conference

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is holding its 86th annual convention and exhibit in San Diego this week. This year’s theme is “Leading the Way to Health Intelligence” and its schedule of events is designed to address the … Continue reading

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What to do about Bash bug, which could pose bigger threats than Heartbleed

Cybersecurity experts are saying a bug in the widely-used command prompt software Bash could be a bigger threat to users than the Heartbleed bug that surfaced earlier this year. The vulnerability affects Unix-based operating systems, including Linux and Apple’s Mac … Continue reading

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A data loss prevention strategy guide

Note: The following article is part of a shared content agreement between Online Tech and InfoSec Institute. (View original post.) For more information on IT disaster recovery, download disaster recovery white paper or check out our case studies. In this … Continue reading

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Keeping cybercrime secrets despite increasing data breach reports

We attempt to stay on top of cyber security and data breach topics here on the Online Tech blog, providing some industry perspective to news of large data breaches like those at Community Health Systems, P.F. Changs, eBay, Target and … Continue reading

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U.S. internet connection speed lacking overall, Michigan among top 10 fastest states

How fast is your internet connection? Chances are, if you’re in the United States, it could be faster. In Akamai Technologies’ recently released State of the Internet Report, the U.S. isn’t among the top 10 of countries or regions in … Continue reading

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Russian hackers steal more than 1 billion passwords in record-breaking data breach

Hold Security, a firm credited with uncovering significant data breaches – such as the one at Adobe Systems in October 2013 – has uncovered a record-breaking hack of 1.2 billion username and passwords from multiple websites. From the Hold Security … Continue reading

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Data breach reporting: A job killer or business saver?

There’s quite a brouhaha bubbling up Down Under. It all stems from a Sydney Morning Herald opinion piece written by the CEO of the Association of Data Driven Marketing and Advertising opposing the mandatory data breach reporting law introduced to … Continue reading

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The next big retail fraud? Jimmy John’s investigating possible data breach

Unauthorized activity on credit cards recently used at Jimmy John’s locations has led the sandwich chain to work with authorities on an investigation of a potential data breach. KrebsOnSecurity.com first reported on the issue Thursday, stating the chain “did not … Continue reading

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