New designation guarantees optimal security, privacy and availability for customers    – Pathway Communications today announced that the company has successfully completed the requirements for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance. PCI DSS is a global financial information security standard intended to keep debit and credit card holders safe from online security breaches. It…

The recent DDoS attack against DYN’s DNS services on October 21st was a rude wake-up call to many organisations.  The attack effectively crippled many large internet websites and social media services and caused large-scale disruption to thousands of small and mid-sized businesses across the eastern seaboard of the USA. In light of this, we’d like to…

Cloud Security Tips The nightmare of forever-lost, accidentally deleted files could potentially be over with the advent of cloud computing, but security breaches pose a new set of concerns for business professionals. On the professional side, failure to protect customer data is a public relations nightmare that could also open businesses up to litigation. A…

Building a data centre that stands out so it can survive in a crowded market is tough, especially with the growing disparity between upstarts and giants, but nevertheless exciting. I speak from having worked on the ground, to eventually guiding the technology and business direction for our business — a cloud and data centre firm….

From policies and practices… Without exception, consumers at companies need to take a greater interest in the privacy policies governing how data is handled by their technology providers, this ties in with the previous remarks about informed trust. The questions aren’t limited to the technology measures a supplier uses to maintain confidence, but rather about…

Think in 3 P’s and criticality People, processes and parts are the 3 Ps that are often subject to scrutiny and hardening. Things that are heavily relied upon to handle data such as people, methods, software, hardware, and equipment pose potential business risks to DSPs and their customers. In some industries and in certain processes,…

Data privacy today We seem to be greeted with weekly news of new security breaches or revelations of intercepted traffic. The data and Managed Services market, with its multi-billion dollar growth, isn’t likely to be affected as much and will be able to open up opportunities for companies. These opportunities range from having different ways…

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