Author: Richard Bailey

What Do I Need to Do to Become HIPAA Compliant With Atlantic.Net?

Achieving a HIPAA-compliant status for your cloud environment is a much easier process when signing up with Atlantic.Net’s HIPAA-compliant hosting services. With this service, the majority of the cloud hosting responsibilities are picked up by the teams at Atlantic.Net; however, due to the nature of HIPAA compliance certification, there are a few parts of HIPAA that each of our customers must either be fully or partially responsible for.

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Top Considerations for HIPAA Compliant File Sharing

HIPAA compliance is all about protecting the integrity of Protected Health Information (PHI), and a major part of the legislation requires a wide range of security and privacy safeguards to protect patient data at rest or in transit. What this means is that when your medical files are traveling around cyberspace, it must be done with the utmost due diligence in an environment that is designed to protect against any form of a data breach.

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Kaseya Ransomware Attack July 2021

Atlantic.Net is providing this security advisory as a news item. We want to reassure our customers that Atlantic.Net does not use any of these exploited products internally or in any of our service offerings.

On July 2nd, 2021, during the run-up to Independence Day, we started getting reports of a major ransomware attack affecting Florida-based Kaseya. Kaseya is a technology company that sells software designed to simplify the management of your computer infrastructure. Their target clientele is small businesses with minimal in-house tech teams or managed service providers (MSPs) that manage IT for businesses.

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The Growing Threat of Ransomware in 2021

Atlantic.Net is providing this security advisory as a news item. We want to reassure our customers that Atlantic.Net does not use any of these exploited products internally or in any of our service offerings.

Barely a week goes past without a breaking news report about the latest high-profile business or government organization to be targeted by ransomware. Ransomware is everywhere, and cybercriminals are stealing business revenue in the form of cryptocurrency and hijacking sensitive data at an alarming rate. Ransomware is not a new phenomenon, but it has been growing into a serious threat over the last decade. Year after year, the threat is becoming more profound.

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Why Is Atlantic.Net the Right Choice Over Other Cloud Providers? Part 2 of 3

Part 2: Compliance Hosting

This is part 2 of our blog mini-series, “Why Is Atlantic.Net the Right Choice Over Other Cloud Providers?” This time, we’ll explore how Atlantic.Net is leagues ahead when it comes to compliance hosting. Throughout our 25 years in business, Atlantic.Net has helped countless businesses reach the required standards for different types of compliance hosting. Many of the goals required to achieve a compliant status are extremely difficult to achieve in-house for most IT teams, which means partnering with a Cloud Hosting Provider that specializes in this field is an important consideration.

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Why Is Atlantic.Net the Right Choice Over Other Cloud Providers? Part 1 of 3

Richard Bailey June 22, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Part 1: Performance and Technology

In this blog series, we will be focusing on some of the many advantages that Atlantic.Net has over its competitors in the cloud computing sector. While Atlantic.Net is not the largest cloud provider, we are absolutely a major leader in our sector. Businesses of all sizes utilize Atlantic.Net, especially small and medium businesses who trust Atlantic.Net to power their business ventures. We serve countless startups and personal users looking to maximize their bang-for-buck.

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Misconceptions About “Cloud” and What to Ask Your Cloud Providers

Richard Bailey May 20, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

If you are starting your cloud journey, you may be unclear about what cloud computing is, what it does, what comes standard as part of cloud hosting, and what doesn’t! It’s quite likely that you have been bombarded with misinformation and technical terminology that you simply have no interest in. Yes, you want to assess your options before committing; yes, you will have researched potential cloud providers; however, it’s quite likely you will have misconceptions about cloud computing.

Atlantic.Net is here to set the record straight, giving you the required information to make an informed decision about which cloud provider works best for you. Our team gets asked many questions about cloud technology, so we have produced this Q&A to answer some of the misconceptions we witness in the industry.

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Babuk Ransomware Gang Threatens to Release Highly Sensitive DC Metropolitan Police Department Files

Richard Bailey April 29, 2021 by under VPS Hosting 0 Comments

Atlantic.Net is providing this security advisory as a news item. We want to reassure our customers that Atlantic.Net does not use any of these products affected by this exploit internally or in any of our service offerings.

Concerning reports are circulating about an audacious cybercriminal ransomware attack exploiting the Washington DC police department’s internal servers. Screenshots of the department’s internal file servers were uploaded to the Babuk Locker ransomware site and published to the darknet on the 26th of April 2021. 

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What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted into law by President Bill Clinton on August 21st, 1996. In a landmark achievement, the government set out specific legislation designed to change the US Healthcare System now and forever. The rules handed control back to the patient over how their personal information is processed and maintained, while also encouraging healthcare institutions to embrace and migrate to digital technology.

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