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Cloud Security Concerns Persist in Healthcare Field: Data Is More Secure With Cloud Hosting Provider

When the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security was released earlier this month, it stated that use of cloud services is the second-highest security risk concern for healthcare organizations.Employee...

Posted April 3, 2014    

Metro Detroit Has "Become a Leader Among the Nation's Technology Economies"

The automotive capital of the world has “quietly become a leader among the nation’s technology economies,” says an Automation Alley’s 2014 Technology Industry Report released today.According to media reports, the study shows Metro Detroit tech...

Posted March 28, 2014    

The Risks of Using One Backup Solution Over Another [VIDEO]

Note: This is the ninth in a 12-part data backup video series by Online Tech Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello. View the previous entries here.We’ve covered many possible data backup solutions in this video series. Whatever backup solution you...

Posted February 24, 2014    

Contrary to Popular Belief, Cloud Computing a Boon for Professional IT Jobs

Remember years ago when the prevailing thought was that the proliferation of cloud computing would decimate professional IT jobs? As the folks at VMware point out in a recent blog post, just the opposite appears to have happened:Never before have...

Posted February 20, 2014    

Top 10 Tips for Securely Managing BYOD in the Workplace

For more BYOD information, check out a replay of a past Online Tech webinar co-hosted by Tatiana Melnik, an attorney concentrating her practice on IT, data privacy and security, and regulatory compliance, “To be BYOD or not to be BYOD: Is a Bring...

Posted February 9, 2014    

Managing Cyber Security Threats from Inside

Note: The following article is part of a shared content agreement between Online Tech and InfoSec Institute. This post is by Tom Olzak, a security researcher for the InfoSec Institute and an IT professional with over 27 years of experience in...

Posted December 30, 2013    

Adobe Hack Update: 150m+ Breached Records Now Online

Although the updated Adobe hack number was last reported at 38 million users, Paul Ducklin of Sopho’s Naked Security blog has reported 150 million breached records have been found in a database dump online. While the passwords are encrypted,...

Posted November 15, 2013    

CIS Cyber Alert Releases Recommendations to Combat CryptoLocker Malware

Last week I wrote about CryptoLocker in Offsite Backup: Thwarting the Profitable Encryption Malware Cryptolocker, the well-known malware that is categorized as ‘ransomware’ – it encrypts files on your computer and refuses to decrypt until you pay...

Posted November 14, 2013    

Modernizing the Data Center: A Real Company Case Study

THE CHALLENGE Develop a personalized data center solution with a like-minded partner.United Bank & Trust, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based bank, was founded on a desire to help its neighbors make the best financial decisions for their personal and...

Posted October 29, 2013    

Is Data Less Secure in a Cloud Environment? [VIDEO]

Online Tech’s Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello continues his data security series of videos on data encryption by dispelling the myth that data is less secure in a well-run data center or in a cloud environment.Actually – data is more secure...

Posted October 25, 2013    

CEOs Discuss Encryption for Healthcare [VIDEO]

Last week marked an important deadline for physicians, HIPAA covered entities (CEs), business associates (BAs), and subcontractors to comply with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements.  Now any healthcare organization that supports the...

Posted October 2, 2013    

CEO to CEO: The Importance of an Encrypted Cloud [VIDEO]

In a recent Lloyd survey, cyber risk was the third largest overall concern for CEOs and senior executives.  The information comes from a poll of 580 CEOs and senior executives around the world.  “Business leaders have woken up to the...

Posted September 25, 2013