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January 22, 2021 | John Worthman

Should I Outsource My Company’s IT to a Managed Service Provider?

The reliance on IT and cybersecurity solutions has never been greater with cybersecurity attacks continuing to rise. According to Cybersecurity Ventures, a cyber-attack incident will occur every 11 seconds in 2021. This is nearly twice the rate in 2019, and four times the rate in 2016.

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January 8, 2021 | Robert Smith

What Level of Cybersecurity Do DoD Contractors Need to Meet New CMMC Certification Regulations?

This year, the Department of Defense issued the official version of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which outlines cybersecurity regulations that must be adhered to by all DoD contractors. These measures have been put in place in order to verify that there is an appropriate level of cybersecurity present in all businesses that have […]

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December 10, 2020 | Lizzie Danielson

Leading COVID vaccine producer targeted by cybercriminals AstraZeneca

Healthcare organizations have not been immune to the plague of cybersecurity-related issues in 2020. These issues range from malware that compromises the integrity of systems in place, to phishing scams that prey on employee negligence tricking employees to click on malware attachments that allow malicious code to be downloaded to the victim's computers

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December 7, 2020 | Delano Collins

Tis the Season to Be Folly

With the biggest holiday of the year just around the corner, so is the most dramatic increase in holiday cyberattacks. In 2019, Carbon Black reported a 57.5% increase in cybersecurity attacks. In 2020 we expect that hackers will continue to capitalize on the increased internet traffic that comes with online holiday shopping.

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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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