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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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September 30, 2020 | Jerome Smith

Another Healthcare Organization Hit By Ransomware

Universal Health Services is a Fortune 500 hospital and healthcare services provider, has reportedly shut down all systems at healthcare facilities across the US after a cyber-attack hit its network early Sunday morning. UHS provides healthcare services to approximately 3.5 million patients each year.  

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September 23, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

How Security Awareness Training Can Help your Business Comply With the SHIELD Act.

Cybersecurity is a necessity for any business today. Organizations that handle private data such as financial or medical information have long been required to safeguard it. But now New York’s SHIELD Act is tightening the regulations for that security.

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June 11, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Penalties and Consequences of Not Complying with New York SHIELD Act

New York’s SHIELD Act is now in full effect. While this act amending the state’s cybersecurity requirements was signed in July 2019, some of its measures began in October 2019, while the rest went into effect in March 2020.

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