September 9, 2021

5 Most Common Vendor Risk Management Mistakes and how to avoid them

[4 min read] When it comes to managing risk, companies often overlook their vendors. But Vendor Risk Management should be an integral element of any...
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August 3, 2021

Remote vs Hybrid Work and the Real Cybersecurity Risk

[4 min read] We are at a turning point as companies are deciding what to do about returning to the office after the pandemic. As many schools prepare...
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July 29, 2021

3 Steps to Improve Your Company's Security Posture

[4 min read] Late last year we wrote a blog that looked at Risk Management and Data Security and suggested what you might do differently as we headed...
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July 16, 2021

How to avoid a Kaseya-type attack

[4 min read] There’s one thing that you can count on in the news right now and that’s another report of a data breach or ransomware attack. They seem...
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May 17, 2018

Can you think like a cybercriminal? It may be your best defense against cryptominers.

After more than two years dealing with the menace of being held hostage by ransomware, cryptominers are the last thing healthcare IT and security...
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February 14, 2018

To Pay or Not to Pay? Authorities say “No” to Ransomware Demands

According to Kaspersky, a company is hit by ransomware every 40 second. There’s a lot that goes into handling a ransomware cyberattack, not the least...
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August 14, 2017

The Evolution of Ransomware and Prioritizing Healthcare Data

Has your organization experienced a data breach yet? Increasingly, odds are that you will, if you haven’t already. According to Protenus, 2017 is...
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July 19, 2017

Cybercriminals Don’t Discriminate: Size Doesn’t Matter

Whenever we read the latest headlines on cybercrimes and data breaches, it’s easy to slough it off as being something that only happens to the big...
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July 7, 2017

Security Pros Expect Major Breach in 2 Years: Petya Another Warning

Sixty percent of respondents to the 2017 Black Hat survey believe that a successful cyber attack on U.S. critical infrastructure will occur in the...
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June 12, 2017

Cybercrime in healthcare is the new normal. How can we reduce the number of attacks?

Ransomware is growing in popularity because it works. A recently released study by Google estimates that ransomware victims have paid over $25million...
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May 22, 2017

Using the WannaCry Ransomware Attack to Hone Prevention

It’s reported to have been one of the largest cyber extortion attacks to-date. The WannaCry (aka WanaCryptor 2.0) ransomware attack hit globally and...
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May 9, 2017

Cybercrime: Why is the Healthcare Industry Under Siege?

Why is healthcare so heavily and successfully targeted by cybercrime? It’s a tough question, but after a record number of breaches last year – nearly...
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December 7, 2016

Compliance & Risk: Has the Zenefits Lesson Changed the Game?

After a lengthy process of “putting things to rights” in 17 states, Zenefits is paying up to US$7 million in penalties. As with other digital health...
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August 3, 2016

Cyberattacks: Vendor named as cause

In our Cybercrime article series, we say that it’s a good idea to check if your back door is unlocked. But what if you are the back door? In June, ...
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June 14, 2016

Ransomware is changing Healthcare!

Ransomware attacks are changing how companies put a price on cybersecurity, and making it a Board Room issue. Think back to the data breaches at...
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May 12, 2016

Ransomware Cyberattacks: 7 Steps to Protect Yourself!

In the last few months we have seen a spike in cybercrime with a series of ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry. Hospitals, from California...
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April 5, 2016

Whipped Into Shape: 5 Compliance Questions To Ask Your Digital Health Partners

We are excited to have a guest blog post from Irina Ridley, Privacy and Compliance Officer for Omada Health.  Irina offers practical guidance  for...
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March 31, 2016

Cybercrime in Healthcare - Part 3

This week we saw yet another cybercrime attack on a large hospital system. This is the latest in a series of apparent ransomware attacks starting in...
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March 2, 2016

Cybercrime in Health Care -Part 2

Hospitals: The New Frontier for Medical Device Cybercrime As I penned my most recent blog last week, I did not expect to have a new healthcare...
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February 29, 2016

Cybercrime - How safe is your health data?

By now you may have heard about the recent ransom attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. Hackers held the hospital’s electronics medical...
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