Kathryn Drake

  • The Financial Fallout From Data Breaches

    The Financial Fallout From Data Breaches

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  • Business associates: Have you really integrated them into your risk profile?

    Business associates: Have you really integrated them into your risk profile?

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  • 2017 Workshop Recap

    2017 Workshop Recap

    2017 was an active year for healthcare IT professionals. 78% of healthcare providers experienced a ransomware or malware attack, and many of these attacks reinforced the fact that an attack can...

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  • Hospital Execs Remain Wary of Bitcoin as the Currency Goes Mainstream

    Hospital Execs Remain Wary of Bitcoin as the Currency Goes Mainstream

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  • Hacking Incidents Dominate 2017 Health Data Breach Tally

    Hacking Incidents Dominate 2017 Health Data Breach Tally

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  • Why You Should Hire Those Who Have Served as Your Next CISO

    Why You Should Hire Those Who Have Served as Your Next CISO

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  • Cybersecurity Threats Pose Biggest Healthcare Hazard, ECRI Reports

    Cybersecurity Threats Pose Biggest Healthcare Hazard, ECRI Reports

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  • The Mythical Cybersecurity Chameleon

    The Mythical Cybersecurity Chameleon

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  • Ponemon Institute Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data Study

    Ponemon Institute Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data Study

    We created an infographic that highlights data from the Ponemon Institute's Privacy & Security of Healthcare Data Study.

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  • Fraud Tied to Billing Software? Lawsuit Raises the Issue

    Fraud Tied to Billing Software? Lawsuit Raises the Issue

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  • Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Threats: What You Should Know

    Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Threats: What You Should Know

    WannaCry, Petya, NotPetya—recent news reports have been filled with coverage of massive ransomware attacks that swept across the globe, wreaking havoc on public utilities, companies, health...

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  • HIMSS17 Preview: Hacker Demos

    HIMSS17 Preview: Hacker Demos

    CynergisTek's Senior Penetration Tester John Nye provides a preview of his HIMSS17 hacker demos, "Wireless Worries", "Mobile Devices and Portable Hacks", and "The Problem with Wetware."

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  • 2016 Workshop Recap

    2016 Workshop Recap

    2016 was a very busy year for healthcare IT professionals. Cyberattacks targeted at provider organizations proved that they have the capability to disrupt operations for prolonged periods of time....

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  • Benefits of Hiring Veterans in the Healthcare Industry

    Benefits of Hiring Veterans in the Healthcare Industry

    Our company has many ties to the military and veterans. CynergisTek’s co-founder and CEO Mac McMillan, himself a 21 year veteran of the Marine Corps and former Director of Defense for two Defense...

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  • CynergisTek was Nominated for 2016 Greater Austin Business Award

    CynergisTek was Nominated for 2016 Greater Austin Business Award

    CynergisTek is proud to announce our nomination for the eBay, Inc. Technology & Innovation Award Award at the 2016 Greater Austin Business Awards. The awards, presented by the Austin Chamber of...

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  • CynergisTek’s Privacy and Security Workshops: 1H 2016

    CynergisTek’s Privacy and Security Workshops: 1H 2016

    CynergisTek furthered its commitment to educating the healthcare industry by hosting 11 privacy and security workshops throughout the country during the first half of 2016. January Atlanta,...

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  • Special Report on Data Security: With the Ransomware Crisis, the Landscape of Data Security Is Shifting

    Special Report on Data Security: With the Ransomware Crisis, the Landscape of Data Security Is Shifting

    Cybersecurity was already a major concern in healthcare—and that was before a string of ransomware attacks this spring shifted the landscape in this critical area As if to validate the rising...

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  • OCR Updates: Audit Program Falls Behind Schedule & Ransomware Attacks

    OCR Updates: Audit Program Falls Behind Schedule & Ransomware Attacks

    Audit Updates Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy for the Office for Civil Rights, provided updates this week on the status of the Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program. In April,...

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  • OCR Issues Two HIPAA Enforcement Actions, Totaling Over $2.9 Million

    OCR Issues Two HIPAA Enforcement Actions, Totaling Over $2.9 Million

    OCR recently announced two HIPAA enforcement actions with healthcare organizations: Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Our VP of Compliance Strategies was interviewed...

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  • Mac McMillan Writes Guest Blog Post on Malware Attacks for HealthcareITNews

    Mac McMillan Writes Guest Blog Post on Malware Attacks for HealthcareITNews

    Recently, Mac McMillan, CEO of CynergisTek, wrote a guest blog post for HealthcareITNews about malware attacks targeting healthcare after the recent Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (HPMC)...

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