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Penetration Testing is a Necessity

THE 411 ON PENETRATION TESTING Organizations everywhere are being asked to build a stronger security posture to protect their company data. There are many aspects to doing this and they are different for every organization.  One way to determine the gaps in your current security posture is by performing something called a penetration test. A […]

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Industry Spotlight: Healthcare – Budgeting for Cybersecurity

The healthcare industry has traditionally been slow to respond and has lagged behind other industries when it comes to cybersecurity. However, within the past year, cybersecurity budgets have increased, new technology has been purchased, and healthcare organizations are getting better at keeping their networks secure. Organizations are no longer questioning whether or not cybersecurity is […]

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Beware of Phishing Scams During Tax Season

During tax season, cyber criminals target taxpayers by the masses. Each year, many taxpayers are fooled into disclosing their personal information. Organizations also fall victim to these scams while accidentally disclosing the tax information of employees to scammers. The IRS Tax Season “Dirty Dozen” Each year, the IRS launches its “Dirty Dozen” campaign warning taxpayers […]

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Third Party Due Diligence Could Prevent Your Next Cyber Breach

Cyber risk is often unaddressed in the due diligence process of vetting or monitoring a third party. Therefore, transfer of cyber risk is an afterthought and a common blind spot. With the ease and accessibility of outsourcing core competencies, this risk continues to be a big issue. It’s not enough to strengthen your own cybersecurity […]

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Create a Proactive Cybersecurity Strategy with MDR

If your idea of cybersecurity is a firewall and anti-virus then your organization is at extreme risk. Data breaches are no longer isolated cases in today’s ever-evolving threat landscape. Anything from misconfiguration, patch lags, and unsecure software or system components can lead to unsecure breach points. Bridging security gaps, responding to threats, and remediating data […]

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dark web

Why wouldn’t you want to protect your brand?

The risk of having your personal information stolen is ever present, regardless of how carefully you guard your information. Without proper security measures, your intellectual property, reputation and brand are at risk. This risk includes the dark web; the part of the internet that is intentionally hidden from search engines and is only accessible through […]

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Industry Spotlight: The Top 5 Reasons Healthcare Struggles with Cybersecurity

The News The news is notoriously famous for covering large enterprise stories but very rarely talks about the small practices. This leads many to believe that small organizations are ignored by hackers and very rarely susceptible to malware attacks. It is commonly believed that only large organizations are the target of cyber attackers due to […]

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Are Small Practices Subject to HIPAA Compliance?

This HIPAA question is commonly pondered by small healthcare practices regularly leading to a downwards spiral of more questions. All too often we hear small organizations dismiss compliance obligations thinking they are small enough to avoid regulatory scrutiny. In reality, the size of an organization doesn’t determine whether or not they are a covered entity […]

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What You May Not Know About HIPAA Compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was enacted to protect the privacy and security of patient information.  It is a healthcare organization’s responsibility to implement safeguards that ensure patient information is properly protected. Bottom line: protect your patient’s data and your company data. There are several steps to ensuring that this compliance is […]

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