Compliance and Security

NIST and CMMC Compliance for DoD

NIST 800-171 and CMMC Compliance NIST and CMMC Compliance for DoD Lifeline Data Centers is your “Easy Button” in solving NIST 800-171 and CMMC compliance issues  for the federal government. Do not be intimidated and do not feel like it will cost more than the federal contracts are worth. Your company can inherit our controls …

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COBOL

Mainframe in the Cloud

Lifeline Data Centers offers corportions with the opportunity to migrate mission critical mainframe platforms to the cloud with their newest offering, Mainframe in the Cloud. Moving your mainframe to Lifeline’s FedRAMP/HITRUST Cloud is seamless, secure and provides an immediate ROI; saving nearly 70% annually. Lifeline’s solution protects the millions of dollars invested in your COBOL …

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Cloud Hosting Whitepaper

Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service, Cloud Computing is Becoming the Way Business is Done.

Even as recent as five years ago there were concerns about cloud computing. Will it take our jobs? Is it wise for our business to be even more dependent on internet access? Is it secure? However, every day we see the technology grow, becoming more versatile with ever-evolving security measures and practices and ever-increasing benefits. …

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WannaCry Ransomware

Security Is Not Impossible. You Just Have To Work With The Right People.

WannaCry is not a problem when your software and data are hosted on NIST 800-53 (FISMA/FedRAMP) or NIST 800-171 (FARS/DFARS) certified systems. The WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack has stricken more than 300,000 computers, according to White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert. While the rate of the attacks is decelerating, the risk is in no way …

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Lifeline Data Centers

Top Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Continuing its Surge

It’s been 20 years since a professor coined the term “cloud computing,” using those two words to define what he considered a new “computing paradigm where the boundaries of computing will be determined by economic rationale rather than technical limits alone.” Fast forward to 2017: Gartner is now predicting that the public cloud computing industry …

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Public vs. Private Cloud: Why the public cloud is a real threat to security

The debate on public versus private cloud is a fierce one with advocates on both sides. Security experts, however, consistently fall in the pro-private camp. As a compliance and security expert, I have to agree. First, let’s be clear on the definitions. The public cloud is available to the public—in a free or pay-per-use capacity—and …

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FedRAMP

FedRAMP: A challenging path to operational excellence for cloud providers

“The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program, or FedRAMP, is a government-wide program that provides a standardized approach to security assessment, authorization, and continuous monitoring for cloud products and services.”—FedRamp website That sounds positive, but getting approved for the FedRAMP certification is far tougher than most cloud providers anticipated. In fact, few organizations are truly …

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Public Cloud vs Private Cloud

Beware of Public Cloud Threats, Experts Warn [Infographic]

To see the public vs. private cloud infographic, scroll to the bottom of this blog post.  “The public cloud is a veritable data war zone,” writes Sophos, a tech security firm, in their latest cloud security report. For years, the debate on public vs. private cloud has rivaled that of politics, with fierce advocates on …

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Lifeline Data Centers

Airline Data Center Outage Reveals Redundancy Flaws, Makes Case for the Cloud

With a data center outage recently delaying more than 2,000 Delta flights, the vulnerabilities of legacy computing systems became clear, according to various experts commenting on the extensive grounding of the airline’s fleet. In a Fast Company.com article, Airfarewatchdog President George Hobica said, “The airlines are dealing with a hodgepodge of equipment that’s been cobbled …

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Surveys Show Security and Data Protection are Top Concerns for Tailored Cloud Services

When it comes to choosing a cloud services vendor, 73 percent of companies rank security and data protection as their top concerns when choosing from among their options, according to a recent Tech Pro Research survey. Industry cloud services are specifically designed for the challenges of a particular business sector, such as healthcare. The survey …

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