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Cybersecurity Awareness Event to Offer Practical Tips on Identity Theft Protection for Individuals and Small Businesses

Local business owners and the general public are invited to a free Cybersecurity Awareness Event on August 17 at 6:30 PM in the Pembroke Office Park Building in Virginia Beach.Industry experts will explain – in layman's terms – why cybersecurity is more important than ever and what practical steps individuals can take to protect themselves from onl...
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What is the Cost of a Data Breach?

What is the Cost of a Data Breach?
A data breach can be costly for any business. A violation of sensitive cardholder data can cost your customers, it can damage your business' reputation and it can rob you of your peace of mind. But the bottom line is that a data breach can hurt your bottom line.And for small businesses the financial impact might be more than you think. In all, 90 p...
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ZZ Servers Expands to Equinix Ashburn

ZZ Servers a premier compliance based hosting provider has completed the migration of their old datacenter facility in Beltsville Maryland to Equinix Ashburn, a world class facility in Ashburn Virginia. This migration brings substantial upgrades to existing infrastructure with fully redundant n+1 UPS, generator and air conditioning. Additionally, n...
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The surprising truth about what motivates us

An interesting video about what motivates us.  This video says more than in a few minutes about leadership and motivation than I learned from all of those great leadership classes I had the pleasure to attend during my life in the Navy.
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Kerio Connect links Apple iPad to Business Communications

On April 27th, Kerio announced new support for the Apple iPad. Kerio Connect now allows users to access email, calendars, and contacts on the new iPad, expanding the choice of mobile devices that help increase employee productivity. “After using Kerio Connect on the iPad it's clear that businesses that are committed to the Apple ecosystem will cer...
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Kerio Connect Protects Your Privacy with "Remote Wipe"

Smart phones have become an essential part of our lives, and we store everything on them, from our emails, facebook, text messages, events, tasks and contacts. Losing such a device is therefore a real nightmare, as you will not only lose access to all of this information, but if your device falls into the wrong hands, this person will know everythi...
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PCI Compliant Hosting - Are you sure your host knows what PCI is and what they are selling?

I recently had a discussion with a potential customer on why they should work with ZZ Servers instead of one of the now hundreds of other hosting providers offering PCI "compliant" hosting services. After spending the last 5 years doing PCI Level 1 validations I have run into many areas that hosting providers just do not get PCI and what hosting pr...
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Understanding PCI Levels and Types

Any merchant who accepts credit cards and has a merchant account must validate compliance. It does not matter if you use a 3rd party processor or if you outsource all of your credit card processing. It's the ownership of the merchant account that defines if you must validate compliance. The only to avoid PCI compliance is by not having a merchant a...
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PCI Compliance and Receiving Credit Card Payments by Fax

The low cost of web and email based fax delivery services may seem like a good way to save your business money but not if you receive credit card payments by fax. This would fall under the Payment Card Industry standard section 4 that requires transmission of cardholder data across open-public networks to be encrypted and section 12 for contracts t...
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PCI DSS Compliance

Organizations that process credit card payments are subject to fraud, hacking and many other security threats and vulnerabilities. Any company that processes, stores, or transmits credit card numbers must be PCI Compliant or else risks losing its rights and abilities to process credit card payments of any type. Merchants are required to validate co...
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