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  • User Access Monitoring in the Current COVID-19 Crisis

    User Access Monitoring in the Current COVID-19 Crisis

    It might be tempting for covered entities and business associates to put-off some of their regulatory or compliance obligations as other priorities evolve in the current crisis. Whether to do that...

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  • OCR Allows Internet Apps for Telehealth During COVID-19 Emergency

    OCR Allows Internet Apps for Telehealth During COVID-19 Emergency

    In a pair of sweeping directives that will have far reaching implications for healthcare providers and their patients, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued guidance and FAQs through which the...

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  • Some HIPAA Requirements Waived for Hospitals in Response to Coronavirus

    Some HIPAA Requirements Waived for Hospitals in Response to Coronavirus

    The Secretary of HHS has declared a nationwide public health emergency. The declaration includes a suspension of some of the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy Rule for hospitals to help ease...

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  • OCR Allows Use of Videoconferencing During Coronavirus Emergency

    OCR Allows Use of Videoconferencing During Coronavirus Emergency

    Healthcare providers may provide treatment services to patients using a variety of non-public facing telehealth technologies without complying with the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and...

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  • Malware From Fake COVID-19 Website

    Malware From Fake COVID-19 Website

    The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has published a new alert. Please distribute through your proper channels, as appropriate. A malicious website pretending to be the live...

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  • HSCC Recommendations In Response To COVID-19

    HSCC Recommendations In Response To COVID-19

    The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) today released recommendations for healthcare organizations to manage teleworking strategies during the COVID-19 response. While...

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  • Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    CynergisTek's second annual report analyzed the results of assessments at hundreds of healthcare organizations against NIST CSF and the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

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  • Why Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business: Where Do I Begin?

    Why Cybersecurity Is Everyone’s Business: Where Do I Begin?

    Security issues are becoming a greater risk for businesses, patient care and safety, and fiscal operations and should be a concern to all organizations. Read our latest white paper to learn more.

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  • New York SHIELD Act: Where Do I Begin?

    New York SHIELD Act: Where Do I Begin?

    This in-depth resource, written by Executive Advisor David Holtzman, provides best practices all organizations should consider in order to be ready for the New York SHIELD Act.

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  • How to Close Medical Device Security Gaps1:01:14

    How to Close Medical Device Security Gaps

    In this webinar, Clyde Hewitt & Cory Blacketer discussed the current state of privacy & security risks posed by medical devices and the challenges associated with them.

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  • Addressing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage Webinar1:00:54

    Addressing the Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage Webinar

    The increased need for cybersecurity professionals continues to grow worldwide and it is predicted that the global workforce will have more than 1.8M unfilled cybersecurity positions by 2022. What are

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  • New York’s Sweeping Data Protection & Breach Notification Law Now in Full Force

    New York’s Sweeping Data Protection & Breach Notification Law Now in Full Force

    New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act that amends the state’s breach notification law now in full effect. The SHIELD Act significantly expands what...

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  • The Top 9 Criteria Organizations Should Consider When Evaluating Medical Device Security

    The Top 9 Criteria Organizations Should Consider When Evaluating Medical Device Security

    Read our checklist to learn criteria every healthcare delivery organization should consider when evaluating their medical device security program to effectively mitigate risks.

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  • OCR Business Associate Fact Sheet Sets Floor and AMCA Breach Shows Why We Must Do More

    OCR Business Associate Fact Sheet Sets Floor and AMCA Breach Shows Why We Must Do More

    Why Having a Vendor Security Management Program is Necessary News of a cybersecurity incident compromising the personally identifiable information of the American Medical Collections Agency...

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  • CCPA Compliance: Where Do I Begin?

    CCPA Compliance: Where Do I Begin?

    This in-depth resource, written by privacy expert David Holtzman, provides actionable best practices all organizations should consider in order to be ready for enforcement of the new CCPA legislation.

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  • Selling (or Storytelling) Cybersecurity to the Board

    Selling (or Storytelling) Cybersecurity to the Board

    This checklist describes seven tips to keep in mind when presenting cybersecurity to your organization's senior management or Board.

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  • About CynergisTek

    About CynergisTek

    Healthcare leaders turn to CynergisTek for trustworthy and reliable support in cybersecurity, privacy, compliance, and information management expertise. Learn why.

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