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data privacy

Breaking Down HIPAA and HITECH Compliant Hosting

Healthcare companies and those serving clients that handle electronic health records know that they are required to keep individual’s health data safe, private, and available in order to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Act of 1996. Failing to do so can lead to major fines and reputational damage, but many businesses […]

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery

Back in April, we gave you Ten Questions You Need to Answer to Survive a Data Disaster. Recall that, “Good business relies on good planning. Anticipating scenarios, detailing responses and understanding consequences is an essential part of your business survival kit.” This notion remains true, and I’d like to take a more in-depth exploration of […]

5 Security Questions You Need to Ask Your Cloud Hosting Provider

For years, the cloud hosting industry has been fighting the concept that hosting in the cloud is less secure than keeping data in your own data center (“data center” could mean anything from a few dusty computers in a closet to a state-of-the-art conditioned facility). Now that Cloud Service Providers have convinced the market that […]

Liquid Web’s GDPR Compliance: Your Questions Answered!

Liquid Web is taking GDPR compliance seriously. Have questions about the upcoming GDPR changes and how Liquid Web is ensuring compliance? We’re here to help!  The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR EU 2016/679), which replaces the European Union (EU) Data Protection Directive (known as Directive 95/46/EC), is a European […]

How to Improve Data Privacy Know-How & Secure Your Business

Employers are, in many situations, required to teach their employees about good data security and data privacy practices – especially in regulated industries. This does not, however, mean that they do so effectively. But they should. A large percentage of corporate data breaches are caused by non-malicious employee errors. They are caused by mistakes which, […]