How to find out if your computer has a virus

How to find out if your computer has a virus

Your computer has been acting up a lot lately. It keeps crashing, it’s slow and, to top it off, you keep getting pop-ups you don’t want to see. If these problems keep occurring then your computer may have a virus. So is there a way to prevent things like this from happening again? While there […]

New, native ad blocker coming to Opera

New, native ad blocker coming to Opera

Ads are becoming increasingly intrusive on today’s web browsers. They can slow down the load time of pages, and cause potential security and privacy issues. So it’s no surprise that ad blockers are becoming more and more popular. However, as they do, they’re also cutting into the revenue of online advertisers. With the upcoming release […]

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).

The demanding third-party examinations that led to compliance with the data security and consumer privacy standards were administered by the IT assurance and compliance professionals at 360 Advanced, a national Qualified Security Assessor and Certified Public Accountant firm based in Tampa, FL. The two reports were completed together in an integrated process known as compliance bundling that saves significant staff time and money for the client.

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.

3 Disaster Recovery myths

3 Disaster Recovery myths

Disaster Recovery ain’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days where a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and predominantly relied on tape backups. With the onset of cloud computing, today’s DR landscape has dramatically changed. But, unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR still hanging around. Here are […]

Monitoring employees online. Is it right?

Monitoring employees online. Is it right?

Whether or not to monitor your employees’ computers can be a tricky decision. While part of you may think it’s unethical, you also may question if your staff are spending too much time on non-work related activities, and taking advantage of you in the process. So, should you monitor? Here are some pros and cons […]

BI is for small businesses too

BI is for small businesses too

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been the preserve of big business, given the need for specialist knowledge meant hiring pricey experts was often the only way to leverage its value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses to get in on the game too. And […]

Cloud myths debunked

Cloud myths debunked

From hosting websites, email, applications and online file storage, the cloud has become a popular alternative to traditional IT services among businesses. In fact, it is almost impossible to find a company’s data center that does not employ cloud-based services of some kind. However, reported incidents of cloud hacks and server failures can lead some […]

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.

The demanding third-party examination that led to compliance with the data security standards was administered by the professional IT assurance and compliance staff at 360 Advanced, a national Qualified Security Assessor and Certified Public Accountant firm based in Tampa, FL.

A SOC 1 report attests to the effectiveness of the data security processes and controls a company has in place that impact or may impact their clients’ financial reporting.

Healthcare’s technological makeover

Healthcare’s technological makeover

We may expect to find computers everywhere these days, from our offices, schools and airports to our pockets and wrists, but until now there’s not been much call for computers in our hospital operating rooms. But new technology is making waves in healthcare circles and could even save lives by helping surgeons and physicians make […]