Tag: disaster recovery

Disaster recovery: Steps in a business continuity plan

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. BUSINESS CONTINUITY … Continue reading

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Online Tech Presents with Henry Ford Health System at AFCOM Meeting

On Tuesday, the Michigan chapter of AFCOM held a meeting at Jackson National Life in Lansing, MI. AFCOM is an association working to help advance data center and facilities management professionals around the world. They do this through research, magazines, … Continue reading

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CIS Cyber Alert Releases Recommendations to Combat CryptoLocker Malware

Last week I wrote about CryptoLocker in Offsite Backup: Thwarting the Profitable Encryption Malware Cryptolocker, the well-known malware that is categorized as ‘ransomware’ – it encrypts files on your computer and refuses to decrypt until you pay the malware authors … Continue reading

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Offsite Backup: Thwarting the Profitable Encryption Malware Cryptolocker

Malware with a business plan – that’s how I’d describe Cryptolocker, the latest encryption-turned-bad software to hit PCs. Categorized as ‘ransomware,’ this type of malware encrypts files on your computer and refuses to decrypt until you pay the malware authors … Continue reading

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Generators Installed at our Mid-Michigan Data Center

We recently installed generators at our Mid-Michigan data center located in Flint, Michigan to ensure high availability for our clients. We’ve already invested $1 million into updating the site and received an EPA ENERGY STAR certification for energy efficiency efforts … Continue reading

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Two-Day Essential VMware Boot Camp on Virtualization

In partnership with the Motor City Chapter of the ISSA (Information Systems Security Association), Online Tech will be presenting a special two-day Essential VMware BootCamp event with technical classes led by Steve Aiello, Virtualization Engineering and Systems Support Manager. This course counts … Continue reading

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HIPAA Security Lessons from a Michigan Healthcare CIO

HealthITSecurity.com recently conducted an interview with Frank Fear, CIO of Memorial Hospital in Michigan, a medium-sized healthcare organization with approximately 1,000 desktops to manage. Learn from his lessons and a few from us to create a completely secure and efficient … Continue reading

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What to Look for in a HIPAA Cloud Provider

The deadline draws near – September 23, 2013 marks the date of when both business associates (now including cloud service providers) and covered entities must meet the HIPAA Omnibus rule, released in January to update the 15-year-old law. A refresh … Continue reading

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Offsite Backup & Disaster Recovery for Mission-Critical Data Security

The following is an excerpt from our Disaster Recovery white paper that explains different disaster recovery and offsite backup technical solutions, from traditional to virtualization (cloud-based disaster recovery), as well as considerations in seeking a disaster recovery as a service … Continue reading

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Encrypting Backup Data for HIPAA and PCI Compliance

Stored data is a top target by hackers, especially the type of data that can be used for fraud and medical identity theft – within the healthcare industry in particular, encrypting stored data to meet HIPAA compliance is one way … Continue reading

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