FOUR STEPS TO PREVENT ANARCHYWARE

Background: Just a few months ago, in an office far from the U.S. mainland, a contractor clicked open a seemingly innocuous email and it began.

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Ransomware & Healthcare

Is your healthcare organization at risk? Ransomware is not going away in 2017—Life Threatening to the Healthcare Industry              Previously: ...

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HIPAA Compliance: Know what’s coming in 2017

Did you know that as of January 2017, there have been more than 1,800 sizeable security breaches of healthcare information? Each of these 1,800 ...

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Update Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software for HIPAA Compliance

The easiest way to avoid being the victim of a computer virus or malware that can steal or hold hostage your valuable information is to not make ...

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Incomplete Risk Assessment Could Void Cyber Security Insurance Policies

  I recently came across an interesting case of denial of cybersecurity insurance coverage that I believe should serve as a warning for healthcare ...

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Can HIPAA Compliance and Social Media Coexist in Your Organization?

The question of whether your organization should be present on social media today is moot. Whether you maintain official accounts on Twitter, ...

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If You Can’t Prevent Ransomware, You Can Outsmart It

Ransomware is everywhere in 2016. We encourage and work with clients to do everything possible to avoid becoming a victim. Cybercrime is nothing if ...

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Always Use Two Factor Authentication but Remain Vigilant

By now, most of the major online tools we use and the most popular sites we log into offer if not require two-factor authentication (2FA). There are ...

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Incident Response 101: Where Notification Requirements May Differ from HIPAA

In our recent series of articles answering the key questions about what notifications steps HIPAA regulated organizations must take after a security ...

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Do the Apps on Your Phone Know Too Much About You?

I have read that most of us only use 7-10 apps on our phones. The vast majority of the time, when we are on our mobile devices, we are using one of ...

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