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Reliability: How to choose a DNS Service that Shrugs off a Denial of Service Attack

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

DNS is a cornerstone of the Internet.  It is the “phonebook” that translates all those domain names, like “luxsci.com” and “google.com” into the addresses of the actual computers that you need to talk to (more details).  Unfortunately, if there is an issue with the DNS for your company’s domain name, then your web site can go offline, your email can stop flowing or bounce, and other bad things can happen.

In addition to having a rock solid email and web hosting service, the reliability of your corporate email and web site depends on your DNS service being always available.  However, for this very reason, attacks on DNS services by hackers are more and more common … we see them or hear about them at least once every few months these days.  How do you prevent these attacks on DNS from crippling your business services?

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LuxSci has Explicit HIPAA Agreements with Vendors – including McAfee

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The HIPAA Ombibus rules are on everyone’s mind as they scramble to bolster their HIPAA compliance before it’s too late.  Among many other things, like stricter enforcement and breach notification rules, the Omnibus rules finally extend the requirements for HIPAA compliance to all of a Covered Entity’s Business Associates, and to all of the vendors that those companies use, etc., all the way across to anyone who could possibly come into contact with ePHI … even if they otherwise might not even know it!

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