NIST CSF Cloud Security: 5 Ways It Helps

NIST CSF Cloud Security: 5 Ways It Helps

There is no denying the benefits of cloud computing in today’s hyper connected age. But at the same time, this relatively new computing model presents some unique security concerns. After all, the ability to access business-critical apps and data from anywhere and on any device can also mean it is easier for malicious actors to do the same.

DFARS 252.204-7012: How effective are your access controls?

DFARS 252.204-7012: How effective are your access controls?

Access control is one of the fourteen groups of information security requirements specified by the NIST 800-171 standard. The standard aims to set a baseline for controlling access to any sensitive data, and adherence to it is a requirement for any organization that forms part of the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). This is according to the DFARS 252.204-7012 clause, which has been included in DoD ...

5 ways to evaluate HIPAA-compliant storage services

5 ways to evaluate HIPAA-compliant storage services

The health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPAA) was introduced in 1996, when the information technology landscape looked very different to how it does today. As such, it is often difficult to interpret in the context of a modern IT environment, which typically makes use of a wide range of hosted services and mobile technologies. Neither of these things existed in any significant ...

What is a HIPAA-compliant cloud? 5 ways to evaluate your IT services

What is a HIPAA-compliant cloud? 5 ways to evaluate your IT services

It’s hard to imagine any modern healthcare operator not making use out of cloud storage these days. The benefits of being accessible from any device in any location cannot be understated, but easier accessibility to legitimate employees and patients might also mean making things easier for cybercriminals too. Fortunately, there are many ways to mitigate these risks without having to sacrifice ...

How a Managed Services Provider Can Keep Your Business Safe in 2021

How a Managed Services Provider Can Keep Your Business Safe in 2021

Businesses in Connecticut and around the world will be planning out their IT budget for 2021 over the next several days. For many companies that still rely on a work from home setup, ensuring the security, connectivity, and productivity of their employees is a top priority. With new technological innovations coming in 2021, businesses need to adjust quickly to remain competitive. 

Ways IT Managed Services Can Help Your Business Run More Efficiently

Ways IT Managed Services Can Help Your Business Run More Efficiently

These days, it's not just large enterprises that rely on technology to push their business forward. Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are also leveraging the latest technological trends to enhance their processes. However, maintaining one’s IT infrastructure is a different story altogether. If you run an SMB, you'll need highly trained IT professionals who can quickly resolve any problems ...