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DALLAS, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Facing an April 20 deadline on new federal health information security standards, many small physician practices face gaps in three key areas, according to MedSynergies. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040510/LAM124LOGO ) Many small practices use older practice management software systems that have not been upgraded to comply with the new law, according to Judi McClain, who supervises HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) compliance for the company. Dallas-based MedSynergies, which provides financial and technology services to 660 physicians in 23 states, compiled a list of common security problems facing small practices (less than five physicians) in meeting the upcoming regulations. The three key problems are: 1. Lack of Data Back-up Plan. In many practices, the office's medical data is backed-up ... (more)

The Little Company That Does: Access Innovations Supporting Security Efforts, National Libraries & Government Agencies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Access Innovations, small but highly regarded specialists in developing and maintaining databases of research and intelligence, is currently supporting a number of U.S. federal agencies and libraries in a host of security and regulatory pursuits. The company's line of GSA Schedule-listed Data Harmony software products ( http://www.dataharmony.com/ ) is used by information managers and their organizations to categorize, filter, and organize content added to databases. The software creates taxonomies and thesauri that structure data, enabling client organizations to maximize the value of their electronically stored information assets, such as publicly available and internal research, analysis, current news and other knowledge resources. The Data Harmony software features a "business rules" approach to building indexes, which ... (more)

Black & Decker(®) Electronic Motorized Locks Demonstrate the Ultimate in Residential Security at ISC West 2009

Black & Decker®, the residential security hardware industry’s innovation leader, today is showcasing the ultimate in remote wireless access control solutions at the International Security Conference and Exposition (ISC West) in Las Vegas. Slated for launch later this year, these one-of-a-kind motorized locks were developed for interoperability with home automation and security systems, and deliver a variety of access control options for the utmost in home security. Key product features, especially for homeowners with security or automation systems already in place, include e-mail and text door lock status notifications, automatic security system arming and disarming, and true remote locking and unlocking. Black & Decker’s ground-breaking technologies will be on display at ISC West, April 1-3 in the Black & Decker booth No. 2086. “Just two weeks ago, US Attorney Gen... (more)

Online Tax Filers Cautioned to Protect Information Against Potential Cyberattacks

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/02/09 -- With the tax deadline looming, Cenzic Inc., the leading provider of application security vulnerability assessment and risk management solutions, today alerted consumers of the top five security related issues they face when filing taxes online. According to the IRS, this past tax season there were 88 million individual and more than 7 million business tax returns filed electronically. With e-filing at an all time high, consumers need to know what's at stake and what they can do to protect themselves. "With the amount of sensitive personal information contained in a tax return -- names, addresses, social security numbers, bank account numbers -- online tax sites are the perfect prey for hackers," said John Weinschenk, CEO and president of Cenzic. "Consumers can invest hundreds in protecting data on their home computer, ... (more)

Secure Passage Names Security Industry Veteran Jody Brazil as Its President and CTO

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- (Marketwire) -- 04/07/09 -- Secure Passage, the leading provider of automated security analysis and compliance solutions for firewalls, routers and switches, today announced that company co-founder Jody Brazil has been named president and chief technology officer. In his new role, the veteran security industry pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur will take the lead on setting policy and strategic direction for Secure Passage to ensure the company's continued success as it navigates through a period of accelerated growth, rapidly increasing global demand for its flagship FireMon solution, and continual change in the security solutions market. "I have known Jody for 15 years and admire his intellect, tenacity and drive as much as I do his professionalism, dynamic nature and character. He is a strategic thinker with the highest ability to execute thr... (more)

Trend Micro(TM) Internet Security Delivers Smart Protection for Netbooks

Netbook sales climbing, but security is still lacking; security leader Trend Micro provides Internet security on USB drives for easy netbook installation CUPERTINO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro, Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global leader in Internet content security, today announced that Trend Micro Internet Security is now being delivered on USB drives for netbooks in North America. "Netbooks are cheaper and more portable than laptops so it's no surprise the market is becoming one of the fastest expanding PC market categories. With the netbook market expanding greatly, our partners and customers in North America have asked for a security solution tailored for netbooks," said Carol Carpenter, vice president of global marketing for Trend Micro consumer business unit. "Now users can install Trend Micro Internet Security on their netbooks and confidentl... (more)

Cenzic Strengthens Its SaaS Web Application Security Solution as Web Vulnerabilities and Attacks Skyrocket

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/08/09 -- Cenzic, the leading provider of Web application security vulnerability assessment and risk management solutions, today announced an update to its SaaS offering, Cenzic ClickToSecure® 5.9, with several new features including the ability for customers to conduct their own retests. In addition, Cenzic is adding five major updates to its SmartAttack(TM) Library, furthering its efforts to identify and remediate today's latest vulnerabilities. "New threats from hackers are relentless and it is imperative that the latest and most innovative solutions are used to prevent these attacks," said John Weinschenk, Cenzic president and CEO. "Cenzic's patented technology, the only Web application security technology cross-licensed with the other two big security players, is unique across the industry. Our solutions offer the ultimate ... (more)

StillSecure's New Alliance Partner Program Provides Channel Partners With High-Margins and Recurring Revenue in the Network Security Market

SUPERIOR, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 04/13/09 -- StillSecure®, provider of comprehensive network security products and services, today announced the StillSecure Alliance Partner Program(TM), a new channel program that enables data center operators, collocation providers, systems integrators, VARs, consultants, and managed service providers (MSPs) to increase their market opportunity and revenue potential. In addition to the over 100 existing StillSecure channel partners, three new channel partners helped kick off the new program, including BlueBridge Networks, LLC, NopSec, Inc., and GBprotect, Inc. The StillSecure Alliance Partner Program includes three partnership levels: -- Powered by ProtectPoint(TM) -- Gives data centers, collocation facilities, and MSPs the ability to earn recurring revenue by providing a fully managed security solution without the infrastructure o... (more)

PCI Compliance Provider ControlScan Launches PCI 1-2-3 Security Awareness Training, Further Enhancing Its PCI Compliance Program Tailored to Small Merchants

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/14/09 -- ControlScan, Inc. (www.controlscan.com), the leading provider of PCI compliance and security solutions exclusively focused on small merchants, today announced the launch of its PCI 1-2-3 Security Awareness Training, the latest enhancement to its PCI 1-2-3 compliance solution. PCI 1-2-3 Security Awareness Training delivers on-demand security training to small merchants and their employees in a non-technical, easy-to-consume manner and satisfies requirement 12.6 of the PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). According to InfoSecurityAnalysis.com, nearly 40% of data compromises reported in 2008 were the result of employee error and sloppy internal handling of sensitive information, to which small merchants are particularly vulnerable. ControlScan's PCI 1-2-3 Security Awareness Training, powered by SCIPP International, a global... (more)

WhiteHat Security Introduces Sentinel Baseline Edition

Latest SaaS Offering Delivers Essential Website Security to Fit Any Budget SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteHat Security, the leading provider of website risk management solutions, today announced its newest service -- WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline Edition (BE). Designed to address entry-level website security needs, WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline provides a cost-effective, fully automated assessment service that identifies business-critical vulnerabilities. WhiteHat Sentinel Baseline joins the Sentinel Standard and Premium editions to provide a full suite of solutions that are the core of a comprehensive website risk management program. Now, organizations of all sizes can implement continuous, essential website security assessments that map directly to their risk profile and their IT budget. Today's economic climate, combined with increased attacks on ... (more)

Security Services Industry Hot for Job Seekers During Down Economy

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/21/09 -- Despite this tough economy, where downsizing has many individuals looking for new career options, the security services industry is one that job-seekers across the country shouldn't over look. AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, is ranked 29th on the 2009 Yahoo! HotJobs 100 list, a list that is developed by evaluating companies with job availability. "AlliedBarton is continuing to hire the highest quality security officers across the country, despite the economic downturn," said Jerry Ramos, AlliedBarton's Talent Acquisition Manager. "We have new accounts starting, which requires us to find local talent." AlliedBarton is using new technologies for recruiting. In addition to job Websites like Yahoo, and the company's own www.greatsecurityjobs.com, Allied... (more)

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Headquartered in Plainsboro, NJ, Synametrics Technologies has provided IT professionals and computer systems developers since 1997. Based on the success of their initial product offerings (WinSQL and DeltaCopy), the company continues to create and hone innovative products that help its customers get more from their computer applications, databases and infrastructure. To date, over one million users around the world have chosen Synametrics solutions to help power their accelerated business or personal computing needs.
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Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to advisory roles at startups. He has worked extensively on monetization, SAAS, IoT, ecosystems, partnerships and accelerating growth in new business initiatives.
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like "How is my application doing" but no idea how to get a proper answer.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. The company uncovers patterns and precise drivers of performance and outcomes with the aid of machine-learning algorithms, big data, and fundamental analysis. Their products are deployed by some of the world's largest financial institutions. The company develops and applies innovative machine-learning technologies to big data to predict financial, economic, and world events. The team is a group of passionate technologists, mathematicians, data scientists and programmers in Silicon Valley with over 100 patents to their names. Big Data Federation was incorporated in 2015 and is ...