What You Need to Know About Ransomware & HIPAA Compliance

The rise in ransomware attacks, combined with the U.S. Department of Human Services creating stricter guidelines for HIPAA compliance, means healthcare organizations across the country need to re-evaluate their practices and procedures. If an organization suffers a ransomware attack, confidential patient information could be at risk. This is a clear HIPAA violation, so ransomware attacks…

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Is Your Firm Ready for a Security Audit?

No firm wants to go through a security audit, but as long as you’re prepared for when the time comes, there’s no need to stress over it. It’s always good practice to have proper procedures and policies in place for security purposes anyway, so those guidelines will help naturally prepare you for a security audit.…

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The 7 Scariest Security Threats to Technology

Technological security threats come in many different forms. However, some of those threats are definitely scarier than others. Even some professional IT security services aren’t sure how to handle some of the threats that could possibly occur. They just do whatever they can to protect IT systems as much as possible. Here are seven of…

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Is Your Firm Ready for a HIPAA Audit?

There are several different reasons why a HIPAA audit may be triggered. If your firm happens to fall under one of those reasons, you need to be prepared for what’s going to happen and how you’ll get through it. HIPAA has cracked down harder than ever before in recent years, with confidentiality becoming a larger…

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POS BREACH HITS SELECT RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE US

Select Restaurants, owner and operator of several upscale eateries found throughout the United States, is the latest victim of a point-of-sale breach. Among the restaurants impacted include: Boston’s Top of the Hub; Parker’s Lighthouse in Long Beach, Calif.; the Rusty Scupper in Baltimore, Md.; Parkers Blue Ash Tavern in Cincinnati; Parkers’ Restaurant & Bar in…

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