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Cloud Team Building: Roles & Responsibilities | Cloudticity

The world of cloud computing has experienced a meteoric rise in recent years, becoming an essential component of modern business operations. AWS alone has grown 34% over the last two years. This has sparked a significant transition in many ... Read more
| Author Josh Ray, tagged in Healthcare Industry, msp

How Long Does it Take to Get HITRUST Certified?

HITRUST adoption in healthcare is in full swing. 81% of healthcare providers and 83% of payers have adopted the framework with business associates quickly following suit. Whether it's pressure from a customer or potential customer that's causing you ... Read more
| Author Jerry Shaffer, tagged in HITRUST

HIPAA vs. HITRUST: What's the Difference?

HIPAA and HITRUST are often used interchangeably. Both are risk management frameworks commonly used in healthcare for data security and privacy. While the two are related, they’re not the same thing. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in HITRUST

Top 10 HIPAA Compliance Issues on AWS - and how to prevent them

Healthcare organizations are discovering the many benefits of using Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud. AWS provides a development environment for creating your own web-based healthcare applications, and a scalable storage platform for ... Read more
| Author Tom Burge, tagged in aws, hipaa

Healthcare Cloud Security: A Guide to Getting Started

The healthcare industry experiences more data breaches than any other industry, with health records selling for up to 10X  more than any other record type on the black market. ... Read more
| Author Masaru Horiuchi, tagged in Security

Choosing a Managed Cloud Service Provider: 12 Tips

The right managed cloud service provider can help your organization speed the adoption of public cloud services, develop apps or analyze data safely and securely, and focus more on core business objectives. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in cloud managed services

Managed Cloud Services: Benefits and Risks

With 94% of enterprises using cloud services, it’s safe to say that cloud computing is in full swing. ... Read more
| Author Tom Burge, tagged in cloud managed services

Why You Need Managed Cloud Services for Healthcare

When organizations make the decision to migrate their IT to the public cloud there are several key decisions they must consider. Which public cloud service provider (CSP) to use? Multi-cloud or hybrid-cloud? Work with a cloud partner or build out ... Read more
| Author Robert Wagner, tagged in cloud managed services

AWS Cost Optimization - Overview & Best Practices

Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers organizations important cost advantages for building and running applications and storing data. However, despite the advantages of the cloud cost model, AWS costs can still escalate quickly. ... Read more
| Author Kate Wang, tagged in aws cost optimization