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We’re very excited to announce that each of our five data centers as well as our headquarters are officially certified as ISO 27001 compliant! We received the good news from our auditors this month. The entire process took about four months–much faster than we or our auditors expected. What is ISO 27001 What’s so special about this? What is ISO 27001, anyway? Well, ISO 27001 is one in a set of standards that specifically outlines the requirements for establishing, implementing, maintaining …

It’s official! Our newest data center in Indianapolis is open for business. We’re very excited to bring secure, compliant, enterprise class cloud, colocation and offsite backup and disaster recovery to Indianapolis. It’s a great pleasure to have the opportunity to serve Indiana businesses and its IT community from the 44,000 square foot facility on Merrill Street, minutes from downtown, that officially opened today. So what makes Online Tech unique in the Indianapolis market? Just like at our four other Midwest …

Next week Online Tech is going to be doing a lot of traveling throughout the mighty Midwest. On November 13-14th we’ll be heading to the JW Marriot in Indianapolis for the Indiana Healthcare Symposium. It is sponsored by the Indiana chapter Healthcare Financial Management Association, Indiana chapter HIMSS, the Indiana Healthcare Executives Network, and Indiana Health Information Management Association (IHIMA). This event is going to cover a lot of ground in the healthcare community. There will be talks like “Sustaining a Financially …

Next Thursday, November 14th, Online Tech is headed down to the Buckeye State, to talk tech and innovation. Tech Tomorrow Columbus is presented by the Columbus Chamber, and will be held at the Ohio Union building at Ohio State University. The fun will kick off at 9am, with a morning keynote from the CEO and Co-Founder of the McChrystal group, David Silverman. He’ll be talking about the changing landscape for the modern enterprise, and ways a company’s leadership can either …

According to ZDNet.com, there are a few checklist items to look for when shopping for an IaaS (infrastructure as a service) provider, as they wrote about in Finding the Ideal IaaS Provider. I supplied some commentary on our perspective as a secure IaaS hosting provider. Knowledge of your industry The article states that it’s to your advantage if your IaaS provider can offer regulatory, security and other governance compliance requirements that your apps and data need to follow. For example, …

Online Tech is exhibiting secure and compliant hosting solutions at Detroit SecureWorld 2013, held yesterday and today. In case you missed it, here are some facts from the opening keynote from Dr. Larry Ponemon of the Traverse City-based research firm, The Ponemon Institute: Facts about IT Security Leaders Dr. Larry Ponemon Ponemon Institute: • Institute dedicated to advancing responsible info management practices. • Member of CASRO • Majority of active participants are privacy or InfoSec members 11 myths: Many larger sized companies do not …

Online Tech will be joining the region’s Fortune 1000 CIOs and exhibiting secure hosting solutions, including the encrypted cloud, at Evanta’s 11th Annual Detroit Executive Summit on November 20, hosted at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel. According to Evanta.com, the Detroit CIO Executive Summit fosters an exclusive environment to accelerate leadership development and share best practices, while engaging speakers share breakthrough strategies on topics relevant to our region’s specific concerns. You’ll also have the unparalleled opportunity to network with leading …

The most recent hack on at least three major banks involved “low-powered” DDoS attacks targeting wire payment switch systems. A wire payment switch system manages and executes wire transfers at banks. While the story is still developing on how exactly the hackers accessed wire transfers, it is known that DDoS attacks were used to divert the attention of bank security staff in order to gain access to the system. This event presents a different type of security risk that organizations …

Only two weeks until the Midwest Technology Leaders 2013 Symposium, a chance to collaborate with some of the top IT executives in the midwest. It will be held May 21-22 at the Inn at St. John’s in Detroit. Online Tech is very proud to have our Director of Operations Jason Yaeger speaking on a CIO panel at the conference. Jason has received the 2012 Crain’s Business CIO of the Year award, and spoke just two weeks ago at the 7×24 …

The Better Business Bureau of Western Michigan has posted an alert on new cyber threats that Michigan businesses should watch out for in 2013: Cloud-Based Botnets: Cloud computing allows businesses to quickly scale computing power up or down, creating the potential for massive virtual networks to simultaneously send thousands of spam emails. A growing concern is that cloud computing resources will be purchased using credit card information obtained from phishing schemes. Search History Poisoning: Hackers attempt to bump illegitimate websites …

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