Breach Prevention & Response

News, Tips & Best Practices for Preventing and Responding to Incidents and Breaches

  • 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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  • Tips on Ransomware Defense Strategies

    Tips on Ransomware Defense Strategies

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  • Hackers taking advantage of COVID-19 to spread malware

    Hackers taking advantage of COVID-19 to spread malware

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  • 'SweynTooth' Cyber Flaws Could Affect Medical Devices

    'SweynTooth' Cyber Flaws Could Affect Medical Devices

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  • Big HIPAA Fine for Solo Doctor Practice

    Big HIPAA Fine for Solo Doctor Practice

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  • Plan for, Recognize and Respond to Cyber Incidents

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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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  • NRC Health recovering from ransomware attack

    NRC Health recovering from ransomware attack

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  • Lawsuit Claims HIV Data Exposed in Leak

    Lawsuit Claims HIV Data Exposed in Leak

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  • Hacking of Accounting Firm Affects Medical Group

    Hacking of Accounting Firm Affects Medical Group

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  • The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Episode 1014

    The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Episode 1014

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  • Long-Awaited HHS Data Sharing Rules Raise Privacy Worries

    Long-Awaited HHS Data Sharing Rules Raise Privacy Worries

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  • Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

    Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

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  • Potential Iranian Cyber Attacks

    Potential Iranian Cyber Attacks

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  • Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

    Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

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  • Malware Infects Small Hospital's Medical Imaging Server

    Malware Infects Small Hospital's Medical Imaging Server

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  • Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security

    Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security

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  • Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

    Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

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  • Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

    Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

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