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The most valuable technologies in Healthcare IT?

When Health IT News asked Ellen Wiegand, Vice President and CIO at Virginia Mason Health System, what new technologies she was most excited about in regards to Healthcare IT, she began her answer by mentioning the industry’s most trending topics, AI and Process Automation. As she continued with her answer, she shifted to healthcare consumers…

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Integrity of Microsoft Azure in Question?

In a Blog published by CRN, the integrity of Microsoft Azure’s Security was put in question. Their title, “8 Biggest Microsoft Azure Security Issues you Need to Know About” sets out to question Microsoft’s infrastructure. We read through each of the 8 security issues and found them to be misleading. Here are our findings: CRN…

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Project Hosts announces VDSS and VDMS for DoD IL5

This morning, Project Hosts announced their Virtual Data Center Security Stack and Managed Services for DoD IL5. Project Hosts has solved a key challenge for US Department of Defense (DoD) agencies that would like to migrate Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) or For Official Use Only (FOUO) workloads to the cloud. When moving to the cloud,…

Email Scams in Healthcare

The top cause of HIPAA breaches in the healthcare industry is due to insider threats. Oftentimes, this is accidental. Employees may snoop on medical information, send PHI to the wrong recipient, or click on a phishing email, posing a real threat to their company. No matter the reason, insider incidents continue to be the top…

DoD IL5 PATO Holders

DoD Impact Level 5 PATO compliance is one of the hardest and strictest compliance authorizations that an organization can achieve. Only six companies have ever received an IL5 authorization from DISA. Currently only four companies still hold their DoD IL5 PATO authorization. The four companies that currently hold a DoD IL5 PATO include Oracle, DISA,…

Project Hosts Provides Controls Above the Azure Level

When selecting a cloud provider, many organizations believe that they are receiving full coverage of compliance controls. In reality, many cloud providers only provide about 15% of controls needed to become compliant. That leaves your organization to cover the remaining 85% of controls. This takes a large sum of resources away from your end mission.…

Official Press Release: Project Hosts Is Only 1 of 6 Companies Granted a DoD IL5 PATO for their Federal Private Cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) granted a Department of Defense (DOD) provisional authorization for Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud (PJHFPC). The PJHFPC offers a platform as a service (PaaS) private cloud, hosting Impact Level 5 (IL5) controlled unclassified information data. CONNEAUTVILLE, PENN. (PRWEB) APRIL 17, 2019 Project Hosts, Inc. is announcing that the Defense Information…

Project Hosts Makes Federal Cloud Adoption Easy

The cloud continues to be a valuable tool and a long-term investment across all industries. The Federal Government is no exception, as cloud adoption continues to increase across government agencies as well. A survey discovered that 1 in 5 federal government IT decision-makers is ready to provision cloud services and/or operate cloud environments. Within the…

DISA Grants Provisional Authorization to Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has granted Project Hosts’ Federal Private Cloud with a provisional authorization at data impact level 5. Project Hosts becomes the fourth company and the first company with under 100,000 employees to gain a DISA IL5 PA. Other companies with this clearance level include DoD, Microsoft, and Oracle. Project Hosts…

The Shared Responsibility Model

Sometimes, when information is stored on the cloud, miscommunication and lack of coordination can cause confusion. Organizations begin to question who is responsible for IT security. A new HITRUST program is offering clarity on the issue. Hector Rodriquez and Matthew Datel, published an article on the HITRUST Alliance Blog, describing the new Shared Responsibility Program.…