How to Develop an Effective Cybersecurity Recovery Plan

How to Develop an Effective Cybersecurity Recovery Plan

Cyberattack damages are going to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021 predicted the 2017 Cybercrime Report from Cybersecurity Ventures. Without a proper cybersecurity recovery plan, most companies will not be able to survive. Even with the glaring statistics, when it comes to protecting critical business assets, having a recovery plan is often overlooked. […]

By marketing | July 12th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Electronic Health Records Security: How to secure your patient portal

Electronic Health Records Security: How to secure your patient portal

Electronic health record (EHR) patient portals have become an effective mode of communication between healthcare providers and patients. These online portals electronically store healthcare information in a digital format that patients can view and share across different healthcare settings. While patient portals are transforming healthcare relationships, some patients are hesitant to adopt this technology due […]

By marketing | June 27th, 2018 | Data Center, Data Protection, Security
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GDPR is Wide-Ranging, but Remaining Compliant is Crucial

GDPR is Wide-Ranging, but Remaining Compliant is Crucial

While a mainstream discussion about personal data privacy and regulation continues here in the United States, the European Union (EU) has enacted regulations that are wide-ranging, large in scope and could affect companies in America called GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR for short, was adopted by the EU on April 14, 2016, […]

By marketing | June 21st, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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MyLightEdge Portal Becomes Mobile-Friendly with New Features & Functionality

MyLightEdge Portal Becomes Mobile-Friendly with New Features & Functionality

Recently, LightEdge rolled out a new version of the MyLightEdge portal to improve customer experience when managing current services and submitting tickets. The new version was released in three different stages to give customers multiple opportunities to test drive the updated features and functionality of the platform while being able to switch back and forth […]

By marketing | June 14th, 2018 | Company and Community, Unified Communications
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4 Best Practices for Cybersecurity and Data Protection in Education

4 Best Practices for Cybersecurity and Data Protection in Education

Education will continue to be a target for cybercriminals. Here are data protection best practices that will help combat attacks.  Cybersecurity continues to be a growing priority for the education sector, and educational institutions that lack a set of solid security and data protection best practices may fall prey to cybercriminals. EDUCASE has named information […]

By marketing | June 6th, 2018 | Data Center, Data Protection, Security
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Weighing the cost of data security: Why it’s important for large and small businesses

Weighing the cost of data security: Why it’s important for large and small businesses

No matter the size of business, how companies handle and protect their data has become integral to the day-to-day operations. This means that data requirements from industry regulators and customers, have increased. Data is expected to be available 24/7×365, so without a working data security solution, organizations will suffer the consequences. Data can be a […]

By marketing | May 24th, 2018 | Data Center, Data Protection, Security
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NIST Compliance for the Manufacturing Industry

NIST Compliance for the Manufacturing Industry

One issue that is top of mind for manufacturers, especially ones that have contracts with government agencies or are subcontractors with suppliers to the government, is being compliant with NIST 800-171 standards. NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, published new standards last year specific to manufacturers along the supply chain of certain government […]

By marketing | May 15th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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Underground Data Center Storage: What to Know & How to Avoid Failures

Underground Data Center Storage: What to Know & How to Avoid Failures

Many data center customers are turning to underground data center providers because of the secure location. In theory, underground storage sounds like the safest bet in terms of natural disaster protection. Yet, if providers aren’t going beyond physical security measures, they are putting customers and their data at risk. Currently, there is a rise of […]

By marketing | May 14th, 2018 | Cloud Computing, Data Center, Security
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Partner Spotlight: OpenPro | LightEdge

Partner Spotlight: OpenPro | LightEdge

Being an extension of our customers IT team has remained a top priority to LightEdge. To do so, we work with strategic partners that help organizations gain optimal function and value out of their IT investments. LightEdge’s most recent strategic partner relationship, OpenPro, has helped organizations grow their business with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. […]

By marketing | May 9th, 2018 | Partner Spotlight
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Balancing Data Breach Prevention and Response Planning

Balancing Data Breach Prevention and Response Planning

The Cost of Data Breaches The IBM X-Force team is one of the most renowned commercial security research teams in the world. As data breaches become more and more prominent around the world, the X-Force team has been at the forefront of research. Every year, the X-Force team assembles a chart showing each data breach as a […]

By marketing | May 8th, 2018 | Data Protection, Security
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