Should You Build Your Own In-House SOC?
Should you buy or partner with a SOC to meet growing cybersecurity demands? Or should you build your own Security Operations Center (SOC)? The purpose of the security operations center (SOC) is to constantly monitor, prevent, detect, investigate, and respond to cyber threats 24/7. Therefore, security operations centers have become an essential element of threat […]
The Critical Role of Colocation Data Centers in the Healthcare Industry
The amount of data healthcare churns per second is almost incomprehensible. Further, research by RBC capital markets forecasts that the compound annual data growth rate for healthcare will reach 36 percent by 2025. This growth rate is significantly faster than forecast for other industries like entertainment, media, financial services, and manufacturing. Yet, healthcare professionals must […]
Volico Data Centers Completed its 2019 SOC 2 Type 2 Audit for Its Data Center Portfolio
Volico Data Centers is proud to announce the completion of the SOC 2 Type II audit for 2019. A-LIGN, an independent accounting, and auditing firm performed the audits and confirmed Volico’s compliance with these industry standards. The compliance reports assure that Volico Data Centers’ services are suitable for businesses and applications that require high security, […]
Why Are Cybercriminals Targeting Educational Institutions
Last year saw a sharp increase in the number and impact of cyber attacks on educational institutions across the US. While healthcare and financial industries have always been prime targets, cyber criminals seem to be turning more to learning institutions as targets for hacking. It is not just criminals prepared to sell your information on […]
How Does GDPR Compare to HIPAA?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of the United States are two critical government acts that were created to protect personal and sensitive information and data. These two pieces of regulative guidelines have contributed a considerable amount to the global data security field. […]
How to Ensure You are Ready to Comply With the GDPR
The European Union (EU) has made bold strides toward the protection of personal information and privacy from businesses that collect and store data. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018, and it has implications for all US companies with connections to EU citizens. GDPR Data Protections Companies collecting data on […]
Everything You Need to Know About GDPR
Does your organization comply with the new data protection rules? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was enacted by the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Council of the European Union for the benefit of all European Union residents. The purpose of the regulation is to strengthen and standardize data protection and give residents […]
What HIPAA Compliant Means for Data Centers?
HIPAA is an acronym for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is a U.S. law designed to protect the safety of medical information that is transmitted electronically. The law began as a way to help patients keep insurance if they lose their job or change jobs. HIPAA also helps reduce medical costs […]
The Present & Future of Blockchain For Business
Blockchain (also called distributed ledger technology) is a new technology form that can be implemented in numerous ways. It is being used because of its increased security features. Blockchain allows a computer network to regularly (at specific intervals) agree on the true condition of a distributed ledger. Ledgers contain different kinds of data including transaction […]
Compliance, and Regulations in the Age of Cloud Computing
It’s hard enough just to secure data and comply with legal requirements in your own infrastructure. It’s even harder to secure data when the data is secured in the cloud – also known as Software as a Service (SaaS). SaaS is continuing to grow and will soon exceed on-location infrastructure if it hasn’t already. In […]