What is Edge Computing & How Does it Impact Me?

By marketing | February 20th, 2020 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Edge computing is transforming the way data is being handled, processed, and delivered from millions of devices around the world. With more internet-connected devices popping up every day through the Internet of Things (IoT) boom and new applications that require real-time computing power, the push for edge-computing systems is skyrocketing. But what is edge computing, […]

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Dustman Malware: What to Know and How to Prepare for this Cyber Threat

By marketing | January 14th, 2020 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Security analysts from the National Cyber Security Center (NCSC), a part of Saudi Arabia’s National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA), have discovered a new data wiping malware “Dustman” that hit BAPCO, Bahrain’s national oil company, on December 29, 2019. With recent world events occurring, businesses are now living in a time where cyber warfare is a real possibility. […]

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HIPAA and Encryption Best Practices

By Claire Kirk | November 5th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, Security

The number of data breaches in the healthcare industry is growing exponentially, and the breaches are becoming more severe. This phenomenon can be attributed to the increased black-market resale value for stolen medical records and personal health information (PHI), as well as the sophistication of cybercriminals. As a result of these risks and of all the HIPAA […]

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HIPAA Compliance: The Difference Between Addressable and Required Specifications

By marketing | October 22nd, 2019 | Compliance, Healthcare IT, Security

The HIPAA Security Rule, or the security standards for the protection of healthcare data as it is otherwise known, provides a set of regulations aimed at ensuring the protection of patients’ health information stored or transmitted in electronic form (ePHI). As an extension to the protections outlined in the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the Security Rule was intentionally […]

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Challenges Healthcare Faces in the Public Cloud

By Claire Kirk | October 3rd, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Hospitals and healthcare organizations are in the center of a digital revolution that is allowing them to evolve the outdated ways of capturing, storing, and sharing information. Technology is constantly changing to make the healthcare industry more accurate, more innovative, and move faster. To keep up with needs for greater IT infrastructure agility and performance, […]

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HIPAA vs. HITRUST Infographic

By marketing | September 20th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security
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HITRUST vs HIPAA: What You Need to Know

By Claire Kirk | September 3rd, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Healthcare IT, Security

Security rules surrounding the healthcare industry and its technology can seem overwhelmingly complicated and strict, but the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is becoming a viable and simplified option for both vendors and covered entities. Even with HITRUST, healthcare providers still have some questions. What exactly is HITRUST, how does it differ from HIPAA, and how […]

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What are Managed Security Services?

By Claire Kirk | August 15th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

What are managed security services? Well, the short answer would be that they are enterprise-grade data center security solutions for mission-critical applications hosting sensitive data. If that is all you needed, then I’m happy to have helped. If you are not here for the short answer, let’s dig in! More organizations are turning to managed […]

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Healthcare IoT Adoption in the HIPAA Compliance Landscape

By Claire Kirk | June 11th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Healthcare IT, Security

By 2022, the healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) will likely reach a valuation close to half of a trillion dollars. While many advancements push the connected healthcare market forward, ePHI (electronic protected health information) security remains a distinct challenge. Discover the Growing Healthcare IoT Market Also known as IoMT (Internet of Medical Things), the healthcare IoT market […]

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4 Colocation Myths the Healthcare Industry Should Leave Behind

By Claire Kirk | May 23rd, 2019 | Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Healthcare IT, Security

Whether you are running a hospital, a healthcare research facility, or any other type of medical facility where you provide care to patients, safety and security is a top concern. Protecting electronic protected health information (ePHI) requires a high level of performance, compliance, and security. Do not let the colocation myths sway you, data center […]

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