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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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Sage advice: Healthcare space ‘a great opportunity and a significant burden’

Scared of HIPAA? Don’t be. It represents huge opportunities for the IT world. That was the message from April Sage, Director of Healthcare IT for Online Tech, when she joined Karl Palachuk on his ‘Odd Tuesdays‘ podcast yesterday. (Find the … Continue reading

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Online Tech at HIMSS14: Cloud protects PHI with encryption from front end to backup

If you’re a member of a healthcare company at HIMSS14 this week, chances are you’re looking for innovations to improve patient outcomes at lower costs. As outlined in a recent press release, Online Tech will exhibit its innovative approach to … Continue reading

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Online Tech Participates in Upcoming Webinar about PCI Compliance Challenges in the Cloud

Have you signed up yet for the BrightTalk webinar Navigating PCI Security Mountains In The Cloud? If not, you only have a few days left to register for this informational session that will help parse through the role cloud service … Continue reading

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Demand for Cloud Security Increases as DDoS Attacks Increase 54% in Q2

Cloud-based security revenue is forecasted to reach $9.2 billion by 2017, at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 10.8 percent. In addition, the managed security market is projected to grow 45 percent. According to FierceTelecom.com, the significant growth can … Continue reading

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Disruptive Technology: Countering Security Challenges in the Cloud

KPMG, one of the largest auditors worldwide and contracted by the Dept. of Health & Human Services to conduct HIPAA audits, recently released data from their Technology Innovation Survey 2013: Disruptive Technologies. Overall, the cloud ranked highest as the technology … Continue reading

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Information Security: Your Complete Guides to Data Regulatory Compliance

Our online guides to information security (infosec) and compliance are scattered across our website and blog, but here’s a roundup of our best and most relevant resources that relate to this year’s Detroit SecureWorld security and compliance sessions, tomorrow and … Continue reading

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Get $100 Off Secureworld Registration with Online Tech

In just one short week, Secureworld is holding their annual Detroit conference. The Detroit Secureworld Expo 2013 is going to be a two day event, featuring some really important and knowledgeable people in the IT security field. Here’s just a … Continue reading

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Clarifying Healthcare Cloud Security Questions to Manage Patient Data Risk

A few weeks ago, we attended the HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in Boston and liveblogged the panel discussion, Managing Security Risks of Health Data in the Cloud. The speakers provided a list of questions to ask in order to … Continue reading

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CEOs Discuss Encryption for Healthcare

Last week marked an important deadline for physicians, HIPAA covered entities (CEs), business associates (BAs), and subcontractors to comply with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements.  Now any healthcare organization that supports the processing, facilitation, or collection of PHI (protected health … Continue reading

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