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PCI DSS: Easier and cheaper compliance with SAQs

by Calyptix, July 14, 2014

Swiping Credit Card

Pretend PCI DSS compliance is a highbar. How you handle cardholder data will determine whether you have to throw a small, light portion of your network over the bar or the whole hulking mass of it.

IT service providers can make compliance easier -- but how?

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Tagged on : PCI DSS , regulations

IT Providers Get Help with PCI DSS Compliance

by Calyptix, June 25, 2014

Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security Corp., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for small and medium-size businesses, today announced a new report to help IT service providers understand the regulations that surround credit card and debit card security. The report, titled PCI DSS for IT Providers: 4 … Continue reading

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Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities of 2013

by Calyptix, June 3, 2014

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The top cause of security vulnerabilities are outdated and unpatched systems. See the data to prove it, and know which types of systems are more commonly out of date.

Inside you'll see the top 10 external security vulnerabilities, the top 10 internal vulnerabilities, and the most common causes, all found in the 2014 Global Threat Intelligence Report.

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Tagged on : research , vulnerabilities

4 Security Insights via 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report

by Calyptix, May 20, 2014

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This year's Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report has a lighter tone, but its data and analysis are as sobering as ever.

Get insights and charts from the report, and see which types of security incidents happen most often in your clients' industries.

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Tagged on : data breaches , research

New HIPAA Resource Helps IT Service Providers

by Calyptix, May 5, 2014

Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security Corp., a leading provider of network security and management solutions for small and medium-size businesses, today announced a new resource that highlights important regulations that IT service providers must follow when serving clients in the healthcare industry. The resource, titled HIPAA for IT Providers: The … Continue reading

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HIPAA Hazards: Avoid the business associate trap

by Calyptix, May 5, 2014

HIPAA Hazards

IT providers, do you have clients in healthcare? Do you handle their patient data? If yes, then you are almost certainly required to protect that data by HIPAA.

HIPAA calls this data “electronic protected health information,” or ePHI. Essentially, it is electronic information about a patient. It can be anything from a patient’s phone number to a recent diagnosis.

HIPAA requires healthcare organizations to protect this data. It also requires their “business associates” to protect it – and that includes their IT service providers.

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Managed Services Provider Increases Profits with New Security Vendor

by Calyptix, April 30, 2014

Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security, a leading provider of network security and management solutions for small and medium-size businesses, today announced a powerful way for managed service providers to increase profits on network security. Managed service providers (MSPs) often pay upfront for the network security and management solutions they deliver … Continue reading

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Top Threats: Heartbleed Bug in OpenSSL

by Calyptix, April 16, 2014

Heartbleed Heartbleed is a major security flaw discovered in certain versions of OpenSSL. The bug can allow attackers to eavesdrop on communications, impersonate users, or steal data thought to be encrypted and secure. Continue reading

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