6 Important Considerations for Choosing a Secure Colocation Provider

By marketing | May 16th, 2019 | Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, IT Security, Security

A simple online search will show the variety of colocation providers available. But where do you go next? How is the candidate pool narrowed down? It all starts with work on your part to determine what colocation specifications your business requires. If a large healthcare organization is selecting a colocation provider, their needs may be […]

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PCI DSS Cloud Compliance: Your Guide to a Smooth Cloud Migration

By Deborah Fraser | May 2nd, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, IT Security, Security

As cloud storage becomes the mainstream option for most businesses, industries like banking may feel hesitant to migrate due to compliance and security concerns. While there are certain security risks that comes with using cloud services, financial institutions have the upper hand. Compliance standards like Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) also known as the Financial Modernization Act of 1999 and PCI DSS continually […]

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Steps to Strengthen Compliance and Security for Mid- to Enterprise-Level Businesses

By Robert Bennett | April 25th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Attaining and maintaining compliance for organizations has never been an easy task. There is a delicate balance in “how-to” achieve and uphold constantly evolving compliance standards with “how-much” the organization should be investing financially and through dedicated expert resources on an annual basis. In order to strike the perfect balance, you must evaluate all of the […]

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6 Best Practices for Data Security in the Cloud Infographic

By marketing | April 19th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Data Protection, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security
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Why the Cloud is Safer than CIOs Believe: 6 Best Practices for Data Security

By marketing | April 18th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Compliance, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and executive leadership know how important cloud computing technology is, but still hesitate to transition. When a company is faced with any changes, reluctancy is natural. Having the whole IT leadership team on board can oftentimes seem like a difficult task to accomplish. Thankfully, cloud is almost always safer than CIOs […]

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Network Security Is the Cornerstone in your Security Infrastructure

By Nate Olson-Daniel | April 11th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Protection, IT Security, Security

We are in a time where businesses are more digitally versed than ever before, and as technology becomes more advanced, so does network security vulnerabilities. Without a sophisticated security posture, enterprises are likely to face costly data breaches resulting in reputational damages. Unfortunately, small and medium-sized businesses are the most targeted group due to inadequate […]

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Control the Risks of IoT and BYOD in Healthcare: Part II

By marketing | April 4th, 2019 | Compliance, Data Center, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

This is the second in a two-part series on issues related to the IoT, BYOD and cybercriminal attacks on ePHI. We suggest starting with part I if you have not read it. The internet of things (IoT) includes personal mobile devices and wearables that employees and contractors use daily, inside and outside of the workplace. […]

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Control the Risks of IoT and BYOD in Healthcare: Part I

By marketing | April 2nd, 2019 | Compliance, Healthcare IT, IT Security, Security

Organizations that work with electronic protected health information (ePHI) must carefully weigh the risks and benefits of adopting new technology. From the internet of things (IoT) in hospitals, to wearable medical devices, to bring your own device (BYOD) policies, each endpoint represents a potential network vulnerability. Avoiding the adoption of new technology is not the […]

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IBM i Power: Digital Transformation to Power Cloud

By Roger Mellman | March 28th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security

Digital transformation is critical for businesses to stay afloat these days, and the IBM i community is turning to cloud services for help. The growth we’ve seen in the last two to three years here at LightEdge has been in the countless inquiries for IBM i or AIX cloud hosting from organizations spanning all industry […]

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The Best Disaster Recovery Advice for Failover and Failback Success

By marketing | March 26th, 2019 | Cloud Computing, Colocation, Compliance, Data Center, Data Protection, IT Security, Security

Your organization’s disaster recovery plan is an essential component of its business continuity plan. It must include not only the physical setups for data replication and data protection at a secondary location, but also effective failover and fallback strategies to ensure you will be able to execute your disaster recovery plan successfully. Failover and failback operations are critical […]

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