The responsibility of Increasing Cybersecurity in Healthcare

In a recent study conducted by HIMSS of 150 Healthcare IT security leaders, approximately 85% of security personnel surveyed were increasing cyber security awareness in their organizations. The motivation for increasing this awareness and efforts was inspired by everything form phishing attacks, to malware, to risk assessments that identified needs. Continue reading The responsibility of Increasing Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Are we Secure?

This is the most common question CISOs (Chief Information Security Officer) receive. But the answer to this question will never give you sufficient information to make an informed decision. Vikrant Arora, Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Security and Risk Officer of NYC Health & Hospitals, compares this question to “Are you healthy?” and points out a fundamental problem with this question. Continue reading Are we Secure?

Differences Between Compliance and Security

Webinar: Integrating Security & Compliance: You Can Have Both
on Sep 15, 2016 10:00 AM PST at: http://www2.lumen21.com/Sep-Webinar


The words “security” and “compliance” are often seen in the same sentence in most published cyber-security-based articles.

But please, resist the temptation of thinking that security and compliance are the same. Continue reading Differences Between Compliance and Security

You Can Take Simple Steps to Help Prevent Being Out of Compliance

It appears lately, along with the daily announcement of breaches or fines related to compliance issues, there has been a pattern in recent compliance and security cases that is becoming more prevalent. The lack of risk assessments and an overall shortage of policies and procedures seem to be more common. Continue reading You Can Take Simple Steps to Help Prevent Being Out of Compliance

Data Breaches Are On the Rise

What Can Be Done to Help Protect Regulated Industries?

Many organizations think, “We’re secure, so we won’t be victims of a data breach.”  The reality is, anyone can be affected by a data breach, including organizations that believe they are secure and compliant.  For example, protection of PHI data is extremely important because it can have every bit of a patient’s personal information.  If a breach occurs, the PHI has a high resale value on the black market. Continue reading Data Breaches Are On the Rise

10 Fastest Growing Cloud Computing Companies 2016

Company Management Description
Autodesk     Carl Bass, President & CEO Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of 3D software for global markets.
Smartronix   John Parris, CEO Smartronix, Inc. is a highly reputable information technology and engineering solutions provide with core offerings focused around NetOps, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Health IT, and Mission-Focused Engineering.
Radware Roy Zisapel, CEO & President Radware is a global leader of application delivery and cyber security solutions for virtual, cloud and software defined data centers.
Lumen21 Eduardo Don Jr., President & CEO Lumen21 helps build the right solutions based upon the client’s IT organization strengths and core competencies.
AppZero Nigel Stokes, CEO AppZero’s products and services provide a fast, flexible way to move server applications to a cloud or datacenter, without code change.
Genesis Network Group, LLC Mark drizing, Partner Genesis Network Group, LLC  offers highly competent, dependable personalized IT support enabling you to focus on growing your business
Wowrack Erward (Ed) Osckar, Managing Partner & Co-Founder Founded in 2001, Wow Technologies, Inc. (Wowrack) is a cloud service provider; offering various Hosting services including Managed Hosting Solutions, Dedicated Server Solutions, Colacation, Virtualization, Bandwidth Delivery and Managed Services.
Burstorm Brandon Abbey, CEO Founded in 2009, Burstorm provides a platform to model, design and benchmark new and existing infrastructure with price-performance information from 100s of providers and 1000s of products
KAMIND IT Inc Matt A. Katzer, President KAMIND IT specializes in business solutions designed to solve your problems and allow business growth. It provides comprehensive IT strategic plans built around your businesses’ core values and goals managed solutions.
LaZerCAD, LLC Michael Axon, Founder & CEO LaZerCAD provides as-built surveying services with a unique client delivery via a “Cloud” based solution, the only On-Demand, Cloud Based delivery system in the market.
source: SiliconReview