Carbonite Offers Free Educational Webinar for Small Businesses: “How Online Backup Can Help Your Business with HIPAA Compliance”

BOSTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small to medium sized businesses, will host a free live Webinar for small businesses and IT Resellers, “How Online Backup Can Help Your Business with HIPAA Compliance,” on Tuesday, October 30 at 12:00pm ET (9:00am PT).

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“Data protection is a critical aspect of HIPAA regulations, which require that businesses implement secure backup methods to ensure the confidentiality of stored data,” said Pete Lamson, SVP of Small Business, Carbonite. “Covered entities in the medical, dental and healthcare fields governed by HIPAA need an online backup solution that helps ensure their data is stored securely and available when they need it. Online backup can be especially helpful for small practices, due to the affordability and predictability of a low annual fee. In this webinar, we’ll describe the backup options available today and discuss how online backup can play an important role in a business’s HIPAA compliance efforts.”

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a critical regulation for small businesses in the healthcare industry. As small businesses work to remain HIPAA compliant, it’s important to know how online backup can be a part of their total solution. The right backup solution can help businesses with HIPAA compliance, while offering small business owners peace of mind knowing their data is safe and secure.

Covered entities in the medical, dental and healthcare fields governed by HIPAA and resellers that provide business solutions for clients in the healthcare industry.

During this webinar, the Carbonite Small Business team will discuss:

  • HIPAA requirements for data protection and backup;
  • Data backup options available to covered entities today;
  • The pros and cons for these options; and
  • What small businesses should consider when reviewing backup methods to ensure they have secure, cost-effective and compliant data protection.

TO REGISTER: Registration is now open online at

About the Carbonite Webinar Series
Through the Carbonite Webinar Series, which launched in the summer of 2012, Carbonite aims to provide helpful information to small businesses and resellers serving this market on critical issues they may be facing – from how online backup can assist businesses with their HIPAA compliance to disaster preparedness. The series is designed to serve as a resource to empower small businesses with practical knowledge.

About Carbonite
Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), is a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses.  Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite’s online backup solution runs on both the Windows Mac platforms. The company has backed up nearly 200 billion files, restored more than 7 billion files and currently backs up more than 300 million files each day. For more information, please visit,,, or

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