Tag: cloud security

What took so long? How data breaches can go months without being detected

After the recent eBay data breach in which more than 145 million user records were reportedly compromised by hackers, the internet is once again full of stories about consumers demanding better protection, analysts blaming organizations for not following basic cybersecurity … 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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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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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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