The HIPAA Survival Kit

Being HIPAA compliant takes a group effort from every member of your staff. If just one person takes a wrong step, the whole healthcare facility can suffer as a result. HIPAA compliance is something every facility must take seriously. If that means hiring managed security service providers to ensure you remain compliant, then it’s worth…

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How a Security Audit Will Reap Security Rewards

Anyone who owns a business should know and understand the importance of a security audit. If an IT disaster occurs, you could be putting your confidential information at risk. Even worse, your clients’ information could be compromised as well. Sometimes companies are able to recover after taking a financial hit, but others aren’t quite as…

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How to Better Handle Network Security Alerts

Having a system setup to alert you of potential network security issues is a great system to have. However, many small and midsize businesses don’t act on those alerts properly until it’s too late. The fact is smaller companies don’t have the luxury of 24/7 security support with their in-house personnel. Even an on-call system…

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The Guide to a Secure Network

Every business has to protect itself by having a secure network. Leaving open holes or vulnerabilities is a recipe for disaster, since cyber criminals will eventually find them. The problem is many small businesses don’t have the in-house resources to dedicate to monitoring their network. This is one of the main reasons why many businesses…

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The Guide to Encryption

Many companies today overlook the importance of encrypting everything on their network or server. The reality is utilizing encryption provides the best protection possible for your business, by making it extremely difficult for hackers to obtain sensitive and confidential information. But how can you ensure you’ve encrypted everything? Many Managed Security Service Providers can do…

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