Tag: data security

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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Online Tech one of CIOReview magazine’s 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies

Online Tech was named to CIOReview magazine’s list of the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies released in its April issue. The magazine reports the purpose of compiling the list is “to help CIOs navigate and find the right enterprise … Continue reading

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BYOD continues to grow, continues to be a security concern

More and more healthcare organizations are allowing employees to connect their own mobile devices to their network, but more than half are not confident those devices are secure. According to the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy … Continue reading

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Ponemon Institute: Cyber attacks up dramatically, overall breaches down slightly at healthcare organizations

Criminal attacks on healthcare systems have risen 100 percent over the past four years, according to the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security. When the Traverse City, Mich.-based institute first conducted the study in … Continue reading

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Top 5 Vendor Questions When Outsourcing your IT Infrastructure in 2014

With 2013 wrapping up and 2014 close on the horizon, many organizations are reviewing their IT infrastructure needs. For some, it’s an active, ongoing conversation; others wish they could sweep that discussion under the desk for another year. Regardless of … Continue reading

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Video: Is Data Less Secure in a Cloud Environment?

Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello continues his data security series of videos on data encryption by dispelling the myth that data is less secure in a well-run data center or in a cloud environment. Actually – data is … Continue reading

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SecureWorld Detroit: Network Security Panel Discusses Risk Assessments; Encryption

Online Tech is exhibiting secure and compliant hosting solutions at Detroit SecureWorld 2013, held yesterday and today. Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello spoke on a panel about network security: Network Security Industry Panel Discussion Panelists: Steven Aiello, Shane Harsch, Paul Giorgi, Don Gray, … Continue reading

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2013 Cost of Data Breaches Increases by 78 Percent

According to the 2013 Cost of a Cybercrime Study conducted by the Ponemon Institute and Hewlett-Packard, the cost of cybercrime has increased 78 percent since the first study was conducted four years ago. The cost to enterprises to pay to … Continue reading

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What Role Does Encryption Play in Data Security?

Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello continues his data security series of videos on data encryption by explaining how encryption fits into the three premises of security. Encryption plays into the three premises of security: Confidentiality – keeping data private Integrity … 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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