Disaster Recovery: September Is National Preparedness Month

By Laurie Head AIS Network VP, Marketing Communications FACT:  Every year, businesses lose billions of dollars due to data loss. Since 2004, National Preparedness Month has been observed every September in the United States. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), National Preparedness Month urges people to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their … Read more

Assuring HIPAA Compliance for PHI

GUEST BLOG By Sarah Morris, KirkpatrickPrice If you’re hosting data classified as patient health information (PHI), it’s always your responsibility to assure HIPAA compliance for PHI. In other words, take appropriate measures to comply with the HIPAA Security Rule. Beginning September 23, as a business associate of a healthcare entity, you can now be fined … Read more

Business Continuity Plan Helps Business Prepare for Natural Disaster

GUEST BLOG Think business continuity plans are not important? Think again. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy left devastation in parts of the Caribbean, Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern states, and Eastern Canada. With winds up to 80 mph, this Category 2 hurricane wreaked havoc along the eastern seaboard of the United States from Florida to Maine. … Read more