COVID-19

The latest communications from CynergisTek and Caleb Barlow about Security, Privacy and Compliance related to the coronavirus pandemic, focused on healthcare providers and companies providing products and services to the sector.

  • Ransomware Attack Hits Clinical Trial Software Vendor

    Ransomware Attack Hits Clinical Trial Software Vendor

    Carrie Whysall discusses the recent ransomware attack on a provider of software used by firms involved with COVID-19 vaccine development and the increasing cyberthreats.

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  • 70% of consumers would cut ties with doctors over unprotected health data

    70% of consumers would cut ties with doctors over unprotected health data

    Caleb Barlow and David Finn discuss how healthcare systems and corporations continue to handle data challenges and privacy and protection of critical patient and employee data during COVID-19.

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  • Ransomware Preparedness Checklist

    Ransomware Preparedness Checklist

    Ransomware is a trending topic for healthcare in 2020. The following checklist delivers tips and best practices to enhance your posture when dealing with ransomware.

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  • Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

    Lessons from the ransomware death: Prioritize cyber emergency preparedness

    Caleb Barlow provides commentary which discusses the recent ransomware attack at Duesseldorf University Clinic (UKD) in Germany that led to the death of a patient.

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  • Compliance Regulation Related to Information Blocking - Part One22:56

    Compliance Regulation Related to Information Blocking - Part One

    CTEK & Healthlink Advisors experts discuss the considerations for healthcare providers as it relates to the regulations around information blocking for the upcoming CMS 2020 Interoperability Rule.

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  • Compliance Regulation Related to Interoperability - Part Two22:37

    Compliance Regulation Related to Interoperability - Part Two

    CTEK & Healthlink Advisors experts discuss the considerations for healthcare providers as it relates to the regulations around information blocking for the upcoming CMS 2020 Interoperability Rule.

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  • The 'Next Normal' For Healthcare CISOs

    The 'Next Normal' For Healthcare CISOs

    Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the new normal for CISOs after Covid-19.

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  • The Twitter takedown: How a teen rocked the cybersecurity world and why this can never happen again

    The Twitter takedown: How a teen rocked the cybersecurity world and why this can never happen again

    Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek covers offers actionable takeaways on ensuring companies keep sensitive data out of dangerous hands.

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  • Telehealth & Data Security: Understanding the Risks

    Telehealth & Data Security: Understanding the Risks

    The below infographic depicts the results of survey findings and links to additional telehealth pointers for both patients and providers from a survey conducted in June of 2020.

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  • 3 Tips Providers Need to Know for Providing Telehealth Care

    3 Tips Providers Need to Know for Providing Telehealth Care

    This infographic describes important telehealth safety tips providers need to consider before offering telehealth services.

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  • 7 Questions Patients Need to Ask Before a Telehealth Visit

    7 Questions Patients Need to Ask Before a Telehealth Visit

    Our infographic describes important Telehealth safety questions patients need to ask their provider before a telehealth appointment.

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  • CCPA Enforcement Begins, but Many Companies Are Unprepared

    CCPA Enforcement Begins, but Many Companies Are Unprepared

    Marti Arvin discusses California’s newly enforced controversial digital privacy law – despite a call for a delay due to the pandemic and a lack of readiness by many companies.

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  • The future of medical appointments will be remote. Here's how hospitals are making the transition and dodging new cyber threats, according t

    The future of medical appointments will be remote. Here's how hospitals are making the transition and dodging new cyber threats, according t

    In this recent Business Insider article, they discuss the future of medical appointments being remote and how hospitals are making the transition and dodging new cyber threats.

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  • Telehealth After COVID-19: Privacy, Security Considerations

    Telehealth After COVID-19: Privacy, Security Considerations

    What will happen after July 25th? The Federal government's recent policy changes for facilitating patient care during COVID-19 may have an impact on telehealth restrictions in the future.

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  • Marti Arvin, Adam Greene and Joan Podleski on COVID-19 Disclosure Issues [Podcast]

    Marti Arvin, Adam Greene and Joan Podleski on COVID-19 Disclosure Issues [Podcast]

    Marti Arvin joins The Compliance and Ethics Blog podcast with guests as they discuss questions around the coronavirus pandemic about what is and isn’t permissible.

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  • Inside Job at Clinics: Mobile Phone Used for Fraud

    Inside Job at Clinics: Mobile Phone Used for Fraud

    David Holtzman, Executive Advisor at CTEK discusses with Healthcare Info Security on the potential risks posed by employees inappropriately using personal devices during COVID-19.

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  • Right-to-repair Medical Equipment Finally Here?

    Right-to-repair Medical Equipment Finally Here?

    iFixit has provided consumers with mountains of literature including manuals. Should the medical device community have access to service materials as well?

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  • OCR Warns Hospitals: No News Media in Treatment Areas Without Patient Authorization

    OCR Warns Hospitals: No News Media in Treatment Areas Without Patient Authorization

    The OCR recently issued guidance reminding health care providers that the COVID-19 emergency has not changed the federal health privacy protections.

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  • CMS Waivers Under COVID-19: An Overview of Compliance Considerations – Part 4

    CMS Waivers Under COVID-19: An Overview of Compliance Considerations – Part 4

    In part 4 of this blog series, Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) has issued for the healthcare industry.

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  • CMS Waivers Under COVID-19: An Overview of Compliance Considerations – Part 3

    CMS Waivers Under COVID-19: An Overview of Compliance Considerations – Part 3

    In part 3 of this blog series, Marti Arvin discusses compliance considerations around the waivers that the (CMS) has issued for the healthcare industry.

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