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November 18, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Mayo Clinic Sued Over Breach of Patient Health Records

90% of data breaches are caused by human error and the breach that Mayo Clinic recently had has proved to be no different with an employee accessing patient data incorrectly. Security Awareness training helps reduce the risk of your organization from being a headline.

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November 13, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Center for Developmental Services Success Story

Center for Developmental Services partners with Corsica Technologies as their trusted Managed IT Provider ensuring their employees are trained in HIPAA Compliance and Security Awareness best practices to avoid a breach of data.

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November 3, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

HIPAA vs. HITECH – What’s the difference?

The HITECH Act is part of an economic stimulus package created to promote and expand the adoption of health information technology, specifically the use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) by healthcare providers. HIPAA protects patient privacy. HITECH promotes health technology through funding.

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November 2, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Hospitals Being Targeted by Wave of Ryuk Ransomware

Ransomware attacks on U.S. hospitals are on the rise as coordinated cyber attacks attempt to infect entire networks for financial gain. Federal agents sent an urgent alert last Wednesday night to hospital and healthcare professionals urging all to take necessary cybersecurity precautions to protect their networks.

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October 27, 2020 | Ryan Ferguson

Healthcare: Don’t Become A Statistic

Healthcare organizations have not been immune to the plague of ransomware. In 2019 alone, scores of hospitals and health systems were infected with ransomware, with a combined estimated cost of $4 billion. While already an alarming number, this only accounts for the monetary losses predicted in the wake of these outbreaks, not the damage to reputation, stress on the workforce, and the residual effects of breaking through a ransomware event.

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October 20, 2020 | Nathan Maederer

DoD Releases New CMMC Score Requirements

New CMMC Interim Rule goes into effect on November 30th and new regulations require all contractors to publish their score representing their NIST 800-171 compliance progress before they can receive a contract.

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October 19, 2020 | Ross Fillipek

Telehealth and Mobile Device Management: How to Protect ePHI

Telehealth and remote healthcare work have rapidly increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While healthcare organizations quickly adapted to ensure continued patient care, many also deployed remote systems that had security flaws, leaving them more vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Amidst this massive acceleration of telehealth, some providers report a nearly 50% increase in patients opting to be seen virtually rather than in person.

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October 12, 2020 | Ross Fillipek

How To Protect PHI While Working Remotely

Ransomware attacks on Heathcare providers have been on the rise in 2020 with the increased numbers of remote workers. Many organizations rushed to deploy systems to ensure patients were being taken care of, but with the rush many security protocols were overlooked leaving them more susceptible to cyber criminals.

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October 8, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Coffee Machine Demands Ransomware

As if 2020 couldn’t get any stranger, an internet-connected coffee machine has been hacked by ransomware. That’s right, a coffee maker in an office was infected with ransomware.

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October 6, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

CILP is now Corsica Technologies

Corsica Technologies adds additional capabilities to their award-winning platform through the acquisition of Check in Logics Plus (CILP).  

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