Author: Alexander Wise

Top SEO Tools

Alexander Wise December 7, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

With no shortage of SEO tools on the market, choosing the right one can be a bit of a headache. A powerful SEO tool can help you to optimize and simplify your SEO efforts, driving traffic to your site and increasing your revenue. However, with each tool geared towards a specific type of SEO use case, it is important that you choose the right one for your needs. Some tools can really help an SEO novice to delve into the complex and daunting world of SEO, while others are designed to be used by SEO experts.

Here, we will highlight a selection of some of the top SEO tools currently available on the market and highlight whether these are suitable for beginners or experts. If your budget is limited, we have also included some tools that are free to use.

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Post-Pandemic: Top Cybersecurity Threats to Healthcare Security

How have cybersecurity threats changed during the pandemic? Last year started slowly in terms of cyberattacks, with fewer incidents reported in January than in previous years. Then, that all changed suddenly in February and March 2020 at the height of pandemic lockdowns. There was an unprecedented rise in hacking and malicious activity online during this time. Reports from businesses and cybersecurity experts continued to climb, reaching a three-fold spike in April compared to previous years.

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What is Required for HIPAA Compliant Software?

Alexander Wise September 20, 2021 by under HIPAA Compliant Hosting 0 Comments

When choosing which software to use for their business, healthcare organizations must assess whether the software is HIPAA compliant. Many software providers meet HIPAA Security Rule requirements by implementing safeguards to keep patient data secure. However, there’s more to HIPAA-compliant software than security. There are certain requirements that must be met by software providers before they can be considered HIPAA compliant.

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Should You Hire a Chief Compliance Officer?

Regulatory compliance is a major issue for the information technology (IT) departments of many organizations. Failure to meet the standards required to protect sensitive personal or financial data can lead to substantial monetary fines and an associated drop in customer confidence. Data breaches affecting critical industries such as healthcare continue to occur at an alarming rate, putting additional emphasis on the protection of sensitive data resources.

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How to Effectively Establish HIPAA and PCI-DSS Regulatory Compliance

HIPAA and PCI-DSS are two sets of regulatory guidelines that govern the way an organization handles certain types of data. This includes how data is saved, used, and accessed by enterprise information technology (IT) systems. Failure to conform to the appropriate regulations puts data resources at risk and can lead to substantial financial penalties along with long-term negative repercussions to a business’s reputation.

When contracting with a web hosting provider, you need to know if you are bound by either or both guidelines and if your vendor offers compliant systems and storage. Fortunately, Atlantic.Net is compliant and audited for HIPAA, HITECH, and PCI-DSS requirements and maintains SOC2 and SOC3 certifications that are performed by a third party to verify Atlantic.Net’s compliance.

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What’s the Difference Between HDDs, SATA SSDs, and NVMe SSDs? – Beginner

A very important but sometimes neglected aspect of a hosted website is the infrastructure on which it is built. No matter what degree of virtualization is used to construct your web server, it is supported with physical components such as CPUs, networking cables, and storage devices. Data needs to be stored on a storage medium such as a hard disk drive (HDD) or a solid-state drive (SSD). The equipment used to provide a website may not be evident to the customer or end-user; however, the hardware is meticulously selected for certain key reasons.

In some cases, the server design may be just the way the client likes it or specially designed for a certain piece of software. With other scenarios like mainstream web hosting, it is irrelevant to these customers how the systems are implemented as long as they perform up to expectations. They may not be interested in what type of drives are used in the storage arrays that hold their data.

This article is for readers interested in the differences between the various types of storage drives that may be used by your hosting provider. It’s also good for anyone wanting a little in-depth information about how data is stored on your website or even on your laptop.

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