Category Archives: Security

Articles about server and cloud hosting security

Where is your Data – Find out why it matters

Posted by in Cloud,Security | April 29, 2013

We’ve entered an amazing age. Not only can clients and consumers interact with you digitally in real time, but they can do it from their computers, smartphones and tablets; at the office or at home from virtually anywhere on the planet.

Interconnectivity is now the driving force behind the world economy, but it can also be one of your greatest threats. Your data is the key to your clients’ fortunes, and any threat to its privacy is a risk that you have to manage.

Depending on where your servers are located you could be putting the privacy and security of that data in peril. With the advent of cloud computing, authorities have increased difficulty identifying where offending data is stored. The laws of each country or jurisdiction determine how protected your data and hardware will be. FBI wants real-time Gmail, Dropbox spying power

Your archived emails can already be read – legally – without your permission or knowledge!

Under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, federal authorities can easily obtain copies of emails that are 180 days or older on services such as Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo.

When it comes to spying on Gchat, Skype, Dropbox or other real time services, it is a different different story.

For now.

At a recent American Bar Association talk in Washington, D.C, Andrew Weissmann, FBI general counsel, let it be known that the FBI is making Pursuing Real-Time Gmail Spying Powers a “Top Priority” for 2013

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When privacy and data security are your primary concern, storing your information on servers in The Bahamas or Bermuda will be your first step towards digital security.

To find our more about security risks that are at play in today’s digital economy and how Secure Hosting can help you mitigate against them, please Contact Us.

Yahoo News: Secure Hosting Attains Standard for PCI DSS Compliant Hosting

Posted by in Cloud,Security | April 9, 2013

From Yahoo News:

NASSAU, The Bahamas — Secure Hosting, a leading offshore hosting provider and Participating Organization of the PCI Security Standards Council, now offers a suite of PCI DSS compliant hosting solutions. PCI Compliance or the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the highest international standard for data security.

The PCI Security Standards Council has established PCI DSS as a 12-step security standard, created to verify protection for online transactions. The PCI Security Standards Council is a self-governing board, which includes major banks, credit and debit cards and prominent retail organizations that respond to the rapidly changing e-commerce market and verify all service providers’ PCI compliance to the stringent requirements needed to receive the designation. Read more >>

Choosing The Right Offshore Hosting Provider

Posted by in Cloud,Dedicated,Security | October 15, 2012

Offshore hosting is the ideal method for any company to establish their products and services online. With the ability to have a turnkey offshore dedicated server preconfigured and ready to go, any company can get online without any prior IT experience or in house staff.

Not all IT firms offering offshore hosting and offshore dedicated servers are built alike. Here are some things a business should consider when choosing which offshore hosting provider fits their needs.

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Understanding Offshore Hosting Options: Shared, Dedicated, Colocation

Posted by in Dedicated,Security | August 12, 2012

Offshore hosting is one of the easiest ways for any company to get their business online and start enjoying the benefits of e-commerce. Secure Host offers a number of different service packages for secure hosting for a wide range of clients with differing needs and prior information technology experience. Offshore hosting with Secure Host allows companies to have complete control over their level of investment in their IT resources. Companies with little or no tech experience, or businesses with no existing IT departments, have secure hosting options available to empower their business plans.

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