Avoid Uber's 148 Million Dollar Privacy Mistake

This week's blog we have a special guest writer- John Wood from Egerton McAfee! Keep reading to get John's legal perspective on how you can avoid making the same privacy mistake Uber made.

Equifax Data Breach: What's the Fallout?

By now everyone knows about the significant breach suffered by Equifax where 143 Million records were compromised. The scary part of this is the fact that a company such as Equifax (a credit [...]

October 30th, 2017 |Categories: Data Breach, Compliance

ALERT: New Ransomware Strain Targeting Very Specific Users

A new strain of Ransomware called "Defray" is spreading it's way around. This is different in how it is being targeted and distributed. The distribution of Defray has several notable [...]

The Cyber Warfare Cell that Worries the West

Is North Korea behind the WannaCry Ransomware strain that hit a couple of weeks ago? A recent Reuters article points out what is happening in North Korea and it seems more and more signs are point [...]

Security Updates

As we all saw this weekend the cyber world is fragile, and vulnerable. As we have increased our reliance on technology we have also exponentially increased our risk and created an extremely [...]

Children’s Medical Center Issued $3.2M OCR HIPAA Penalty

Ouch! The part about this that really stings is this opening line "Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (Children’s) was recently given an OCR HIPAA civil money penalty due to ePHI disclosure and [...]

February 8th, 2017 |Categories: OCR, Penalties, Healthcare, HealthcareIT, HIPAA, Compliance

Former executive assistant director of the FBI highlights comprehensive education and proactive planning to create strong ransomware preparation measures

Healthcare ransomware has quickly become one of the top cybersecurity concerns for both covered entities and business associates, according to a recent HealthcareIT Security blog post.

The Sad State of Healthcare IT Security

Healthcare Data Breaches, Ransomware Top Challenges in 2017

The latest Black Book poll (Read it here) of healthcare PR clients showed that physician satisfaction and medico-legal problems are no longer the key concerns, and that 2017 will see a higher [...]

Healthcare gets a 'D' on cybersecurity report card

Healthcare security professionals are less confident in their ability to assess security risk than in the past. That’s part of the reason network security firm Tenable gave the industry an overall [...]

December 5th, 2016 |Categories: Tenable, Healthcare, Experian, Security, Survey', Compliance
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