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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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Key Considerations for Increasing Cloud Security

With companies increasingly shifting to the cloud for their data center needs, the focus on cloud security policies has been getting more attention — especially with cyberattacks intensifying. While the majority of companies using the cloud have security policies, an alarming number do not, according to a Cloud Security Alliance report. Out of the companies …

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Private and Public Sectors Directed to Call FBI for Major Cyberattack Threats

With cyberattacks once again dominating the news, particularly in the political arena, the federal government recently released a directive that officially puts the FBI as the agency to call for significant cyberattacks — whether private or public. As President Barack Obama pointed out while issuing the new policy, by having a central office in charge …

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Cyberattacks Increasingly Seen as One of the Biggest Threats Facing America

Whether you’re talking to civilians or government officials, it’s apparent that cyberattacks are considered among the top concerns facing America — ranking just behind ISIS as the top greatest perceived global threat. According to a poll of Americans by Pew Research, cyberattacks came in second behind ISIS as the single most threat facing the nation. …

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How to Handle Customers in the Wake of Cyber Attacks

Recent cyberattacks once again demonstrated that they can happen to any company at any time. Shortly before a British teenager was identified as one of the culprits of a cyber attack on Florida-based SeaWorld, two educational institutions, a state health agency, and a grocery store chain in California all announced being victims of data breaches. …

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Turning Data Center Expertise Into Protection: Lifeline’s Feature in Bizvoice Magazine

As a “high-tech landlord”, we’ve been offering data center compliance and colocation services to a variety of high-profile clients — including health networks and the federal government — since 2009. While many others have realized the revenue potential for data center colocation services, they tend to underestimate how much time, knowledge, effort, and money goes …

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Electromagnetic Pulses Called the Major Threat U.S. is Not Ready For

There’s no denying that cyberattacks represent the No. 1 threat to governments, companies and individuals around the world. Experts are predicting we’ll spend trillions globally to counter that threat. However, there’s another threat to our infrastructure that demands attention. That threat is an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that could lead to extended blackouts for millions of …

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Spending on Cybersecurity Predicted to Hit the Trillion Mark by 2021

It’s apparent that the fight against cyber attacks is a costly one, with corporations, government agencies and small businesses grappling with how to stay a step ahead of hackers. That’s why recent projections have emerged that spending on cybersecurity will hit $1 trillion from 2017 to 2021. According to the Cybersecurity Market Report released by …

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Cyber Attacks Against Small Businesses on the Rise

No doubt you heard about high-profile cyber attacks in the past few years. More than likely, brands and corporations like Target, Sony, Ashley Madison, NASA, and JPMorgan Chase come to mind. But you don’t have to be a major corporation to be susceptible to breaches and cyber attacks. According to statistics revealed by Symantec, an …

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Compliance for Mandates in PCI DSS Delayed Until 2018

As a business that receives payments through the five major credit card brands, including Visa, Mastercard, and American Express, more than likely you’re familiar with PCI DSS — a proprietary information security standard administered by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was designed to reduce credit card fraud. According to new standards, …

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