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Does HIPAA Compliance Give A False Sense of Security?
April 19th, 2016
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While covered entities work toward HIPAA compliance, they still may find themselves vulnerable to healthcare data breaches.
The fact that HIPAA compliance isn’t bulletproof – that cybersecurity frameworks around health information require a new level of vigilance – is now axiomatic.
Perhaps owing to whatever legislative sausage-making gave birth to HIPAA, to protect the privacy and security [...]

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IT Healthcare Security: It Only Starts with HIPAA Compliance
March 15th, 2016
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HIPAA compliance is the Good Housekeeping® seal for IT organizations serving the healthcare sector.
Isn’t it?
The quick if not simple answer is yes – but. The HIPAA HITECH audit program analyzes various processes, controls and policies in the healthcare and health insurance arena, in keeping with the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical [...]

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Clouds Over Seattle? Amazon and Microsoft Don’t Own the Sky
March 10th, 2016
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Fueled by hiccups from two oversized players, recent reports of the cloud’s death have been greatly exaggerated. To the degree tech pundits have been checking its pulse, the cloud is presumed to hover in a fixed point somewhere near the Space Needle. As the new year progresses, it’s become abundantly clear that Microsoft’s Azure and [...]

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Security in the Cloud: Strategies for Coping and Conquering
March 1st, 2016
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It’s now part of the conventional wisdom that cloud computing has altered the IT delivery model. The steady embrace of the cloud among businesses large and small does not, however, mean that organizations can or should let their guard down on matters of security and data protection. While cloud server hosting provides compelling benefits, security [...]

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Every Revolution Deserves a Backlash: Why the Cloud’s Moment May Have Arrived (And Why That’s Probably a Good Thing)
February 26th, 2016
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“Obviously there will be a backlash. If you believe the hype you have to believe a backlash too. Any criticism we get is always stuff we’ve already criticized ourselves.” – Johnny Greenwood, Radiohead
I’m with Johnny. I’m fully expecting a cloud computing backlash, if it’s not already happening. The backlash really isn’t about [...]

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IT Security Needs To Be A Verb For Manufacturers
January 4th, 2016
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Hacking doesn’t happen only to other people.
While last spring’s notorious Sony hack may have implied that the biggest targets are the most vulnerable, any organization can be a victim — and, perhaps surprisingly, an unwitting perpetrator.
I’m talking to you, IT infrastructure companies. As a class of business, IT providers may be hip to risk [...]

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Security in the Cloud: The Key to HIPAA Hosting Done Right
December 7th, 2015
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It’s now part of the conventional wisdom that cloud computing has altered the IT delivery model. The steady embrace of the cloud among healthcare providers large and small does not, however, mean that organizations can or should let their guard down on matters of security and data protection. While cloud server hosting provides [...]

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All You Can Eat, An Edict, Not an Opportunity?
December 1st, 2015
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Business may be brisk for cloud service providers across the spectrum, but that doesn’t mean users are going home happy. According to a recent Forrester Consulting study, theirs is not a warm and fuzzy lot. The Forrester report cited seven deadly sins users commonly ascribe to their cloud providers, ranging from a glaring lack of [...]

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Writing the History of 2016
November 17th, 2015
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(1) The year of the semantic backlash.
In 2016, I’m fully expecting a cloud computing backlash, if it’s not already under way. The backlash really isn’t about architecture but about language. Any day now, the trend-setters will shift the terminology around — again. At the end of the day, off-premises computing will be [...]

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Windows Server 2012
October 6th, 2015
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Windows Server powers many of the world’s largest data centers, but it also delivers value to small- to midsize business (SMBs). Windows Server 2012 redefines the server category, delivering hundreds of new features and enhancements that span virtualization, networking, storage, user experience, cloud computing, automation, and more. For SMBs, virtualizing Windows Server 2012 [...]

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