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Ipswitch completes rigorous SOC 2, HIPAA and PCI-DSS exams Administered by data security compliance leader 360 Advanced

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Ipswitch, the leader in easy to try, buy and use IT and network management software, with offices in the U.S., Ireland, Netherlands and Japan, has earned compliance with the demanding data security requirements of the SOC 2 type 1 examination, the HIPAA Security Compliance and PCI-DSS assessments.

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Content Critical completes SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA assessment; Designations are becoming “critical requirements” for data managers

MOONACHIE, N.J., April 17, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Content Critical Solutions, a leading provider of mission-critical business communications services, announces completion of a third party audit attesting to its achievement of the demanding requirements of the SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA data security standards.

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Graphcom Inc. completes SOC 2 Type 1 and HIPAA assessments; Designations provide assurance of IT and data security compliance

GETTYSBURG, Pa., April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Graphcom Inc., a full-service communications, branding, marketing and healthcare analytics firm, announces completion of a third party audit attesting to its achievement of the data security requirements of the Service Organization Controls (SOC 2) Type 1 and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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360 Advanced reminds healthcare data management firms: HITRUST healthcare compliance deadline set for summer

GlobeNewswire - March 23, 2017

360 Advanced, a leader in IT compliance and assurance services nationwide, is advising healthcare providers and their consumer data management vendors to move quickly to participate in the HITRUST CSF Assurance assessment process because the initial deadline for compliance is set for this summer.

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360 Advanced Advises:Law firms need formal precautions against data breaches; Effects could include damages, client loss, firm closure

TAMPA BAY, Fla., Feb. 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

While the consequences of data breaches in many industries include public embarrassment, business loss and fines, an informal survey of Tampa Bay area law firms suggests that cyber-attacks in the legal profession also risk significant real and punitive damages, loss of clients and even potential closure of the firm itself.

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360 Advanced Completes HITRUST CSF Validation for HOSTING

HOSTING is one of the nation’s largest cloud services providers

360 Advanced, a national IT assurance and compliance services firm and HITRUST CSF Assessor, announces that its client, HOSTING, has completed the rigorous third-party HITRUST validation attesting to its compliance with demanding healthcare data security and privacy standards.

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Medac, Inc. Completes SOC 2 Type 2 and HIPAA Assessment, Proving Medac’s Dedication to Consumer Data Security

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C., Feb. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medac, Inc., a Medical Business Management Services provider, today announced the company has successfully completed a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type 2 certification under AT Section 101.

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NetSource One shows dedication to data security; Completes outside audit to achieve SOC 2 compliance

SAGINAW, Mich., Dec. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NetSource One Inc., a premier technology solutions provider raising the standard for technology support with experience, quality and value for more than 20 years, has completed rigorous examinations of its data security processes to achieve compliance with the Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standards.

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viLogics earns HIPAA and SOC 2 data security compliance after demanding third-party exams by 360 Advanced

EBENSBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- viLogics, a trusted IT solutions provider with more than 20 years’ experience in information technology and data center services, has completed rigorous examinations of its data security processes to achieve compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Controls 2 Type 1 (SOC 2) standards.

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Florida Agency Network Completes SOC 1 Type 2 Assessment Reports

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Florida Agency Network (FAN), the largest network of title agencies in Florida, has completed a rigorous third-party examination of its policies and procedures under the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1 Type 2 standards, demonstrating its commitment to data security and privacy at all levels of its operations.

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Premier Data Services Achieves SOC 2, Type 2 Assessment Reports

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Data Services, a complete IT/Managed Services Provider (MSP), has completed a rigorous third-party examination of its policies and procedures under the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2, Type 2 standards, demonstrating its commitment to data security and privacy at all levels of its operations.

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Florida Agency Network Completes SOC 1 Type 2 Assessment Reports

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Premier Data Services, a complete IT/Managed Services Provider (MSP), has completed a rigorous third-party examination of its policies and procedures under the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 2, Type 2 standards, demonstrating its commitment to data security and privacy at all levels of its operations.

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Florida Agency Network Completes SOC 1 Type 2 Assessment Reports

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Florida Agency Network (FAN), the largest network of title agencies in Florida, has completed a rigorous third-party examination of its policies and procedures under the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1 Type 2 standards, demonstrating its commitment to data security and privacy at all levels of its operations.

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viLogics earns HIPAA and SOC 2 data security compliance after demanding third-party exams by 360 Advanced

EBENSBURG, Pa., Nov. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- viLogics, a trusted IT solutions provider with more than 20 years’ experience in information technology and data center services, has completed rigorous examinations of its data security processes to achieve compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Controls 2 Type 1 (SOC 2) standards.

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Ipswitch completes HIPAA and PCI data security compliance exams Administered by data security compliance leader 360 Advanced

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ipswitch, the leader in easy to try, buy and use IT and network management software, with offices in the U.S., Ireland, Netherlands and Japan, has earned compliance with the demanding data security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI).

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360 Advanced Advises that as HITRUST Compliance Deadline Looms, Healthcare Data Management Firms Should Start Certification Process

TAMPA BAY, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2016 -- 360 Advanced, a leader in IT compliance and assurance services nationwide, is advising healthcare providers and their consumer data management vendors to move quickly to participate in the HITRUST CSF Assurance assessment process because the initial deadline for compliance is less than a year away.

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ForeSight Medical completes SOC 2 data security exam; Plans to undergo rigorous HITRUST audit later this year

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ForeSight Medical, a national leader in controlling costs of surgical implants in the workers’ compensation arena, has demonstrated its commitment to data security and privacy by completing a rigorous outside audit of its Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standards.

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ICS Corporation contracts for HITRUST and SOC 2 data security standards; Compliance audits being administered by 360 Advanced

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ICS Corporation, a leader in innovative, creative marketing and distribution services for print/mail clients nationwide, has contracted for rigorous audits of its data security processes and systems in order to earn compliance under the demanding HITRUST CSF and Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standards.

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TGI Advances to SOC 2 Type 2 Data Security Rating; Successfully Completing Another Rigorous Third-Party Audit by 360 Advanced

PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) JULY 26, 2016 -- After achieving the Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) Type 1 data security rating last year, TGI has taken its dedication to data security to the next level and has completed the requirements to earn the advanced SOC 2 Type 2 designation.

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The Wilen Group Completes 3rd Party HIPAA Data Security Assessment; Expands Industry Leading Direct Marketing Offerings to Healthcare Industries

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. and DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Aug. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wilen Group, the fastest growing direct mailer in the U.S., has completed its HIPAA Security Assessment across both its facilities. The company, which oversees Wilen New York, a direct marketing agency, and Wilen Direct, its production facility, engaged 360 Advanced, a full-service IT audit and compliance firm that specializes in integrated compliance solutions, to complete the assessment.

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360 Advanced Earns HITRUST CSF Assessor Designation for Healthcare; Now Approved to Provide IT Security Services Using the HITRUST CSF

TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) JUNE 28, 2016. 360 Advanced, a global IT assurance and compliance services firm, has been designated as a HITRUST CSF Assessor by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). With this achievement, 360 Advanced is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.

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VCitadel, Leader In Hosting/Colocation, IP And Managed Services, Successfully Completes Rigorous 3rd-Party Data Security Exams

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) - vCitadel, a leading data center operator in colocation, cloud solutions, managed services and custom solutions, has completed a rigorous third-party examination of its policies and procedures under the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1, Payment Card Industry (PCI) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. Completing the audits demonstrates vCitadel’s commitment to data security and privacy at all levels of its operations.

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360 Advanced says financial institutions wise to analyze whether business borrowers have data security compliance exams

TAMPA, FL – U.S. financial institutions, including banks, credit unions and alternative lending firms, should make it a practice to ask business borrowers managing consumer data if they have completed data security compliance exams as a precaution against a breach that could contribute to loan default.

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Strategic Information Resources dedicated to data security; Completes third-party IT assurance and compliance exam

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strategic Information Resources, a trusted provider of merged credit reports, appraisal management services, independent verifications and background screening services for a wide array of businesses and professions for almost a century, has successfully completed a rigorous third-party examination of its compliance with the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 data security standards.

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First International Title proves dedication to data security; Earns SOC 1 compliance through third-party assessment

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First International Title, the largest independent title agent in Florida, has completed a rigorous third-party data security compliance assessment and has met the demanding requirements of the Service Organization Control 1 (SOC 1) standards.

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DSM Technology Consultants proves its dedication to data security; Successfully completes HIPAA, SOC 1 and SOC 2 third party audits

LAKELAND, Fla., March 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DSM Technology Consultants, Florida’s leading provider of fully managed private cloud and IT infrastructure services, has successfully completed a third party examination of its compliance with the data security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Protection Act (HIPAA) and the Services Organization Controls 1 and 2 (SOC 1 and 2) specifications.

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Tri-Win achieves SOC 2 and HIPAA data security compliance; Firm is dedicated to IT integrity and healthcare data security

DALLAS, March 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tri-Win Direct, a national leader in direct mail marketing and printing services, has achieved compliance with the rigorous data security requirements of the Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standard and the consumer healthcare privacy controls of the Health Insurance Privacy and Portability Act (HIPAA).

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Fintech® Achieves SOC 1 Type 2 Data Security Compliance, Demonstrating Dedication to Secure Client Financial Data

TAMPA, Fla., March 08, 2016 -- Fintech®, the OneSource® solution for the nation’s beverage alcohol business, has achieved compliance with the rigorous data security requirements of the Service Organization Controls 1 (Type 2) standard.

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Medac Inc. Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Data Security Compliance; Demonstrates Ongoing Dedication to Secure Client Data

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C., March 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medac Inc., a leading medical business management services provider, has successfully completed the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) Type 1 examination under AT Section 101. Completion of the SOC 2 Type 1 examination is widely recognized because it represents that a service organization has been through an evaluation of its control activities as they relate to the applicable Trust Services Principles and Criteria.

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R.C. Giltner Services Announces 3rd Completion of SOC2/Type2 Data Security and Compliance Audit

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 05, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — R.C. Giltner Services, Inc., the leading provider of online digital lending technology to community financial institutions to drive new revenue and efficiency, has successfully completed its third SOC2/Type2 audit. The achievement demonstrates R.C. Giltner’s compliance with Service Organization Controls for data security and processes.

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HOSTING Achieves Compliance in HIPAA Data Security

DENVER, Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HOSTING, a leader in cloud computing and database services since 1997, has successfully completed an outside independent audit of data security compliance and control processes required under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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Haberfeld Renews SOC 1 and SOC 2 Security Controls Compliance; Leads Industry With 8-Year Track Record of Successful Security Audits

LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Haberfeld Associates, the nation’s leading provider of data-driven core customer acquisition solutions that result in bank and credit union clients more than doubling their number of new customers, announces that for the eighth consecutive year, the firm has achieved compliance with the Service Organization Controls 1 and 2 (SOC 1 and 2) data security process requirements.

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Florida Agency Network Earns SOC 1 Data Security Status; Achieves Compliance With Tough Dodd-Frank Disclosure Rules

PLANT CITY, Fla., Oct. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Florida Agency Network (FAN) announces it has achieved two major milestones that strengthen its consumer data security controls and achieve full compliance with new banking industry disclosure rules.

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360 Advanced: FTC Suits Against Firms That Are Hacked Underscores Need for Emphasis on Compliance Audits

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The recent appeals court ruling that allows the Federal Trade Commission to punish firms whose data management systems have been breached by hackers underscores the need for companies to undergo rigorous audits of data security compliance standards and practices.

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DataBank’s Twin Cities Facility Fortifying Data Security Controls

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) September 15, 2015 — DataBank, Ltd., a leading custom data center, managed services and cloud provider, announces their Eagan, MN, facility has completed a demanding readiness assessment preceding a third-party audit of its data security controls. The Eagan facility will follow the well-established audit process used in all DataBank facilities.

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360 Advanced Advises Third-Party Data Managers to Plan Now to Undergo IT Control Audits in 2016

TAMPA, Sept. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With mounting regulatory scrutiny and stiffer penalties for an increasing level of data breaches worldwide, leading data compliance audit firm 360 Advanced is advising vendors managing consumer data to plan now to complete or update examinations in 2016 attesting to their compliance with industry-standard data protection processes.

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Data Security Audit Firm 360 Advanced Adds Staff to Meet Demand

TAMPA, FL (PRWEB) JULY 29, 2015 — Judith Owen, a highly experienced senior information technology professional with more than 20 years of extraordinary achievement in business, government, non-profits and academia, has joined Tampa-based 360 Advanced as a Senior Consultant.

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Today’s Graphics Inc. (TGI) Earns Superior Data Security Rating After Undergoing Rigorous Third-Party Audit by 360 Advanced

PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Understanding the critical importance of demonstrating its dedication to total data security at all levels of its operations, Today’s Graphics Inc. (TGI) announces successful completion of the Service Organization Controls 2 (SOC2) examination by leading data security audit firm 360 Advanced, Inc.

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Microsoft Vendors Must Meet Tough SSPA Security Standards; 360 Advanced Offers Audits to Assess Your MSSPA Compliance

TAMPA, Fla., June 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As Microsoft continues to require its data management vendors to comply with its Supplier Security and Privacy Assurance Program (MSSPA), leading Tampa-based IT audit firm 360 Advanced is meeting increasing demand by offering MSSPA attestation services to help vendors achieve compliance.

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DC74 Achieves Superior Data Security Ratings After Undergoing Rigorous Third-Party Audits

Thorough Exams by Data Security Audit Firm 360 Advanced Attest to DC74’s Dedication to Safeguarding Client Information

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Data Facts, among industry leaders in consumer data security, passes rigorous 3rd-party exam of security controls and processes

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Data Facts, a nationwide provider of background screening and lending solutions services, has completed the Service Organization Controls (SOC) 1 and 2 data security examinations as key initiatives in its plan to always lead the industry in consumer privacy best practices.

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360 Advanced is growing; adds two new senior associates

TAMPA, FL – 360 Advanced, Inc. announces it has hired two new senior associates, Dan Chemnitz and Virgil Floresca, as demand for the firm’s services grows.

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360 Advanced joins Xplor

Data security audit firm 360 Advanced joins Xplor International To support clients in fast-growing digital imaging industry

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Survey of bankers shows they prefer data vendors with security compliance audits

Compliance officers surveyed by 360 Advanced unanimous: Banks prefer data management vendors with security audits

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Spending on cyberattack insurance soars as hacks become more common

Hackers are wreaking havoc on big organizations, but they’re also spurring a new market — cyberattack liability insurance.

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DataBank passes rigorous data security examinations; achieves top compliance status in HIPAA, SOC, PCI – Compliance levels were reviewed by global I/T assurance firm 360 Advanced

DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — DataBank, a leading builder and operator of enterprise-class data center facilities and business support services worldwide, announces the firm has successfully completed rigorous third-party examinations attesting to its superior levels of information security compliance that meet stringent HIPAA, SOC 1 and 2 and PCI standards of control.

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360 Advanced finds cyber underwriters prefer Data vendors with third-party compliance examinations

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Cyber insurance underwriters will favor – and may offer premium reductions – for third party data management providers and their clients if they have undergone formal data security compliance reviews by certified outside examiners, research by 360 Advanced, Inc. shows.

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IT Audit

By: Traci McMillan Beach | Correspondent

Tampa firm 360 Advanced finds its clients by being picky. It’s all about finding a client who understands the value of the services it provides, which is hard when most firms would rather simply check a box to say they’ve completed a data security audit.

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360 Advanced analysis shows firms to be punished for breaches under new laws being considered by states and Congress

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A legislative survey by 360 Advanced, Inc. shows the U.S. Congress and some states are considering legislation that would require organizations managing databases of personal information to put in place safeguards against hacking – or face significant fines after a breach.

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360 Advanced adds new talent

360 Advanced names Aaron Lazarus as senior associate

TAMPA, FL – 360 Advanced, Inc. announces that Aaron Lazarus has joined the firm as a senior associate. 360 Advanced is a growing technology assurance and compliance firm providing integrated compliance solutions for B2B information service providers worldwide.

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PrimeNet earns top data security rating

PrimeNet Direct Marketing Solutions earns top data security rating; 3rd-party audit assures clients rigorous data safeguards are in place

LARGO, FL – PrimeNet Direct Marketing Solutions, a nationwide provider of direct mail and statement processing services that have provided value to clients since 1962, has successfully completed a rigorous 3rd-party audit that ensures industry-leading data security safeguards are in place. – See more at: http://www.businessobserverfl.com/press/detail/primenet-earns-top-data-security-rating/#sthash.sB4FAErf.dpuf

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Federal Direct earns top security rating for client data; Rigorous exam confirms strong data safeguards in place

CLIFTON, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Federal Direct, a diversified provider of direct marketing services bringing value to clients worldwide, has successfully completed a rigorous 3rd-party examination that ensures industry-leading data security safeguards are in place.

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360 Advanced says zero trust and least privilege are the new paradigm in service-provider data security

TAMPA, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – There is a major paradigm shift occurring in data security in the service-provider industry, and according to 360 Advanced , it has to do with the very foundations of how networks are protected.

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360 Advanced Warns About Insider Threats: Is Your Data Already Out There And You Don’t Know It?

TAMPA, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Chief information officers cannot underestimate the creativity of online organized criminals to quietly penetrate their IT systems through a growing area of vulnerability: employees and vendors. That’s the conclusion of information security compliance specialists at 360 Advanced, Inc. (www.360advanced.com).

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Third-Party Audit Attests to Carbonite’s HIPAA Compliance as a Business Associate

BOSTON, May 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carbonite Inc. (Nasdaq:CARB), a leading provider of hybrid backup and recovery solutions for businesses, has successfully completed a rigorous data management security examination by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has met strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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Print/Mail Industry Faces Unique Data Security Technology Challenge

In 2013, there were 619 known data breaches in the U.S., often happening in business, education, healthcare, and government, with nearly 58 million personal or financial records being exposed or stolen, according to the nonprofit Identity Theft Resource Center. Cyber-attacks are so rampant and sophisticated these days that some in government, law enforcement, data security and IT agree that they cannot be avoided.

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Not just IT departments counting down to Windows XP deadline

The Windows XP deadline is upon us, and if you haven’t looked into an upgrade, you may face serious consequences.

On Tuesday Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will discontinue technical support for the operating system after 12 years. Microsoft has posted a clock counting down the seconds before the switch.

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eBridge earns high marks in rigorous data security examination; Completes HIPAA and SOC 2 third-party assessment

TAMPA, Fla., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Hosted document management firm eBridge Inc. has successfully completed a rigorous data management security examination by an outside assurance/compliance auditor, and has met the strict compliance requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) process.

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Windows XP can put SOX, HIPAA, credit card security-compliance at risk

Network World – When Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next month businesses that have to comply with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards as well as health care and financial standards may find themselves out of compliance unless they call in some creative fixes, experts say…

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