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Tips to Protecting Your Business and Family From Cyber Crimes

In an attempt to help people truly understand how they can protect their businesses and their family, Scott Augenbaum has written the book The Secret to Cybersecurity: A Simple Plan to Protect Your Family and Business From Cybercrime. And in a recent article, people are claiming that this book has the potential to “save your [...]

February 12th, 2019|Categories: Cyberattack, Cybersecurity, Security|Tags: , , , |

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 towards their work. As you read the article it is obvious how underground, widespread and dangerous the world of [...]

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. Without proper training and a thorough backup plan, organizations could find themselves in trouble should an attack take place. “Ransomware attacks two or three years ago, coming out of [...]

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 focus on technological and financial issues. This includes data breaches, system failures, hacking, ransomware, and a disrupted flow of financial records. Predictions for [...]

Cybercrime-as-a-service

A recent blog from FierceHealthcare outlines the growing rise in the criminal world of Cybercrime-as-a-Service that is specifically focused on the healthcare industry. The focus is sharpening due to the well documented lack of vigilance and general "being behind" by the Healthcare industry in protecting and defending their data. Researchers from Intel Security say in a new report that increasingly, [...]

November 7th, 2016|Categories: Compliance, Healthcare, HIPAA, Security, Technology|Tags: , , , |

Hacking is Easy

A security incident is inevitable for two reasons: Everything is hackable We are human Those two realities make it inevitable that a security incident of some sort will happen. Think about this: You would have to spend 9.5 times your current IT Security budget to be able to protect against 95% of the security issues. [...]

October 18th, 2016|Categories: Security, Social Engineering|Tags: , , |