PCI DSS

“When it Comes to DR and BCP, Preventive Maintenance is Absolutely Critical”- Brad Ratushny, INetU

As Hurricane Sandy ravaged East Coast last year, causing more than $68 billion in damage , it also brought significant attention to the disaster readiness of data centers. Various data center facilities struggled with power problems amid widespread flooding and utility outages, immediately impacting the businesses that rely on those resources. While several data centers who downplayed the adverse geological contingencies were caught completely off-guard, various state-of-the-art facilities with meticulous DR planning also found it difficult to stay up and running in face of the unprecedented scale of Sandy. The storm exposed gaping holes in the the scope of existing disaster plans and hard-pressed the need of better monitoring measures, preemptive testing , backup power, and several other ...

Scott Walters Named Director of Security at INetU Managed Hosting

Managed hosting and cloud provider INetU today that Scott Walters has been named Director of Security and will now be  responsible for the Company’s Security Operations Center (SOC), compliance audits and certifications. The news comes a few days after INetU announced major enhancements to its Client Center, including dynamic virtual scaling, the ability to add unmanaged virtual machines and available access through an Application Programming Interface (API). Under his new role, Walters will be responsible for: Data and network security. Scaling the Security Operations Center (SOC) team. Overseeing INetU’s   compliance audits and maintain certifications, such as SSAE 16, ISAE 3402, SOC 2, SOC 3 and PCI DSS. Working with INetU Labs in the development of new security products and...

INetU Adds INetU Application Traffic Firewall to its Managed Security Suite

Managed hosting and cloud provider INetU has added INetU Application Traffic Firewall to its Managed Security Suite. The INetU Application Traffic Firewall goes beyond classic Web Application Firewalls and provides an additional layer of critical protection for businesses by thwarting attacks targeting application vulnerabilities, says the official press release. The world needs to access your applications, but your business needs to ensure that users and data are safe. The INetU Application Traffic Firewall is the lock at your front door protecting this information against would-be attackers looking to exploit your applications as a way in. -Andrew Hodes, Director of technology, INetU. Once the  troublesome  threat profiles are detected,  The INetU Application Traffic Firewall can be conf...

Peak 10 and StillSecure To Host Webinar On 2013 PCI DSS Compliance Standards on April 24th

Peak 10 Inc., an IT infrastructure and cloud solutions provider  will host a gratis webinar on how to best protect sensitive data in the cloud to meet new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). The online event will be held Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. EDT. The registration for the webinar can be done here. Experts from Peak 10, a leading cloud solutions provider, and StillSecure®, a  managed security services firm, will look at how recent updates to PCI DSS address the challenges of virtualized infrastructure, rogue wireless access detection, mobile payments and other issues. Topics will include: An overview of PCI compliance requirements PCI compliance responsibilities (of the business and the cloud provider) Compliance challenges posed by new technologies, g...

Phoenix NAP Launches Managed Private Cloud Solution

Phoenix, AZ, February 21, 2012 – Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center and primary network access point (NAP) offering cloud services, dedicated server hosting, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, announced today the launch of its new managed private cloud solution based on VMware vCloud® technology. The news comes two days after PhoenixNAP enhanced it’s cloud offering with virtual machine Import/Export and Network Storage. A while back,  PhoenixNap  expanded  secured servers offering to East Coast Data Center. We take a consultative approach to everything we do and Managed Private Cloud will reflect that mentality,” said Bell. “We understand that businesses are not the same, and will require cost-effective solutions with varying levels of assi...

Phoenix NAP Further Enhances Cloud Offering with Two New Features

Phoenix, AZ, February 19, 2013 – Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center and primary network access point (NAP) offering cloud services, dedicated server hosting, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, announced that its leading cloud solution has recently launched two new features, virtual machine Import/Export and Network Storage. The news comes a few days after PhoenixNap  expanded  secured servers offering to East Coast Data Center. Creating and maintaining a strong relationship with our end users is extremely important to us and after gaining their feedback, we pinpointed both Import/Export and Network Storage as two significant features that would enhance our cloud solution. – William Bell, Director of cloud services,Phoenix NAP. “We are extremely t...

Phoenix NAP Expands Secured Servers Offering to East Coast Data Center

Phoenix, AZ, February 13, 2013 – Phoenix NAP®, a full service data center and primary network access point (NAP) offering cloud services, dedicated server hosting, colocation, and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) technology solutions, announced yesterday that its Secured Servers offering, leading supplier of top-of-the-line, value-focused, web hosting and infrastructure solutions, is now available in its East Coast data center in Ashburn, VA. With our recent launch of colocation in Ashburn and now Secured Servers, we are excited to continue to grow and expand not only as a company but more importantly to meet and exceed our client’s expectations and requirements through exciting new features. – Ian McClarty, President ,Phoenix NAP “We are thrilled to now be offering our Secured Servers s...

Secure128 Relocates Headquarters to Atlanta, Opens New Office in India

Wholesale security services provider Secure128 announced on Friday it has relocated its USA headquarters to Atlanta, opened a new office in India, and named business manager in India. Our new headquarters location in Atlanta’s Perimeter Center West development gives Secure128 a strategic central location in the Atlanta marketplace as well as expandable Class A office space which allows us to grow simultaneously with our business expansion plans. – John Monnett, Senior Vice President,Secure128. According to the official PR by Secure128, with the success in 2012 of expanding its range of IT security services including system and network penetration testing, application security, incident management and forensic services, payment card industry compliance (PCI-DSS), the company has achieved ne...

Peak 10 Cloud Infrastructure Validated for Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance

Web Hosting and cloud solutions provider Peak 10 announced that its data centers and cloud infrastructure have been validated for PCI DSS 2.0 Level 1 compliance. The company recently underwent a rigorous audit by an independent Quality Security Assessor (QSA) to ensure that it meets best practices and security controls needed to keep credit card data safe and secure during transit, processing and storage. While customers remain responsible for many aspects of the compliance of their technologies and applications, their use of Peak 10’s cloud infrastructure can help meet many of the requirements for compliance with PCI DSS and HIPAA/HITECH. – David Kidd, Director of quality assurance, Peak 10. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security s...

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