Late last week, the FBI issued a warning to healthcare organizations to be on high alert for ransomware after a “wave of data scrambling extortion attempts…designed to lock up hospital information systems” (AP). The increase
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber Security Awareness is something that should not be limited to just the month of October. But, this month’s “national designation” gives me an excuse to turn the
At the rate that business changes, technology seems to change three times faster. As quickly as mainframe computers started taking some of the workload decades ago, the personal computer came in and stole the show.
Telecommuting, working from home, remote working, teleworking; they’re all part of our new language, thanks to COVID-19. And while working from home may seem like a simple transition, it’s become a security nightmare for businesses
Originally published March 2020 by Bill Sorenson, VP of Strategy FinTech – CISO, Netgain in New Jersey CPA Magazine March/April Edition. Full magazine can be viewed at njcpa.org. Cybersecurity challenges and data breaches continue to grow
Just two years ago, we released a blog about the “Real Cost of a Data Breach for Financial Services.” Now, only 24 months later, we’re revisiting the statistics and sharing the updated numbers. In this
A quick Google search for cloud providers will reveal an overwhelming amount of information and providers who claim to be the exact solution your organization needs. So, where you do you start? What do you
It’s not new news that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires that covered entities and its business associates conduct a risk assessment of their healthcare organization. These risk assessments ensure
Each year, HIMSS, the powerhouse in healthcare information systems, conducts a survey specifically around cybersecurity in healthcare organizations across the country. This year, the cybersecurity survey results are based on responses from 166 provider organizations.