Although the commercial and operational advantages of hybrid IT are compelling, for financial services and healthcare organizations as well as enterprises that market their services to the government sector, security and regulatory compliance are non-negotiable. Mark Houpt, Chief Information Security Officer at DataBank, takes a look at key security and compliance factors when adopting a hybrid IT strategy for your business.
The Data Center 101: Auditing and Compliance report, brought to you in partnership with Open Spectrum, is part of the Data Center Frontier Data Center 101 Special Report series. This entry, part of a group of 14 reports that cover the ins and outs of the data center industry, explores data center auditing and compliance. Download the new report for an introduction to various auditing organizations relevant to the data center industry.
The health care industry is expected to spend close to $2.7 trillion per year on IT infrastructure by 2020. Here’s a closer look at the factors driving data center demand from the health care sector.
LightEdge Solution’s Chief Security and Information Officer Jake Gibson takes a look at the top three cybersecurity concerns for 2018 and helps to articulate the best, most effective solutions to combat potential threats.
Compliance, regulations, and cloud can all live together harmoniously, but it’s not always easy. Bill Kleyman looks at how companies in government, healthcare and e-commerce can leverage cloud capabilities while meeting compliance requirements.
Today’s data centers have evolved to support a growing business, a dynamic workforce, and constantly changing business demands. IT and data center administrators are tasked with creating a more resilient ecosystem capable of constant uptime and availability, especially for the mission critical data center. Download the new Data Center Frontier Special Report to learn how to create complete resiliency and compliance in the mission critical data center.
According to multiple studies, human error accounts for 60 to 80 percent of all downtime events. Robert McClary, Chief Operating Officer at FORTRUST, explains how to train your staff to fight human error at its source.
As a colocation service provider, data center compliance is far from a “necessary evil”. A fully integrated compliance program becomes the foundation of service delivery and evolves to ensure long-term customer satisfaction and industry sustainability.
This white paper provides an overview of foundational compliance requirements, including those for PCI and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). It is important to consider while differences emerge among specific compliance mandates, many of the common mistakes and challenges associated with each will apply to all compliance efforts.
In this age of rapidly advancing trends of Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, cloud computing, and even wearables, businesses have increasingly complex and unpredictable requirements for data security, reliability and compliance. Shahid Javed from RagingWire, provides tips for data center security and compliance issues.