Healthcare organizations face significant challenges due to the constraints of their legacy on-premise architectures. From expensive and inflexible storage to lengthy hardware provisioning processes, on-premise infrastructure is becoming outdated and insufficient for healthcare workloads.... Read more
Since its founding in 2007, HITRUST has worked to establish programs and frameworks for safeguarding sensitive information, managing risk, compliance, and related assessment and assurance methodologies. Since then, the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) has become the de facto standard for healthcare information security.... Read more
Note: This blog was originally published on The New Stack on February 12, 2020. Since then, there has been substantial coronavirus updates.... Read more
If you've tuned into the cybersecurity news lately, you'll notice many MSPs are being challenged with having lax security measures for the businesses and government entities they service.
At a recent meeting of the National Association of Secretaries of State, Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin took a swipe at MSPs. "MSPs attempt to protect systems on a 'very basic level' to ensure operability," he stated. He went on to further describe detection and prevention – explaining the state of Louisiana's recent experiences with ransomware attacks.... Read more
In today’s digital economy, nearly every company is a software company to some degree. In the healthcare field, organizations of all sizes leverage technology to improve patient to provider communication, deliver faster services, and reduce costs. However, this often leads to complex infrastructures that rely on an abundance of applications.... Read more
If you’re like our friend Steve and you’re spending Valentine’s day cuddled up with your laptop, that’s okay! There are quite a few other amazing things to embrace, including Kubernetes.... Read more
As healthcare organizations leverage the public cloud to build complex multi-tiered applications, they are finding it increasingly difficult to deploy and manage these systems in a secure, scalable, and consistent manner. To solve some of these problems, organizations are turning to containerization as a means to provide a consistent deployment and operational platform regardless of environment.... Read more
Cloud computing has paved the way for a new generation of faster software development and deployment, known as DevOps. Healthcare organizations leverage DevOps to improve security, agility, efficiency, and to deliver software faster.... Read more
With a 320% year over year increase in cyber attacks, the healthcare industry is increasingly a target for hackers. HITRUST CSF is an advanced system of controls created to address the demands for data security in healthcare.
Let's discuss why HITRUST is important, and how much it costs.... Read more
AWS has introduced two new Savings Plans this year. They both offer substantial savings compared to On-Demand compute pricing. The Savings Plans can be used in conjunction with Reserved Instances (RIs).
Read this blog to understand the differences between the Savings Plans and RIs, as well as the pros and cons of each Savings Plan, so that you can choose the plan that’s right for you.... Read more