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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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  • Classifying Critical Infrastructure – Caleb Barlow, CynergisTek

    Classifying Critical Infrastructure – Caleb Barlow, CynergisTek

    In this video, Caleb Barlow discusses what qualifies as critical infrastructure, and what’s getting left out.

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  • Learn Why Cybersecurity Should Be Everyone's Business

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  • Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

    Pipeline cyberattack raises concerns over critical U.S. infrastructure security

    In this Interview, Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the recent pipeline cyberattack and how organizations can invest even more in cybersecurity to prevent an attack.

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  • Learn How To Prepare For A Potential Iranian Cyber Attack

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  • Scripps Health patients frustrated after May 1 cyber attack

    Scripps Health patients frustrated after May 1 cyber attack

    Caleb Barlow, CEO of CynergisTek discusses the need for healthcare organizations to invest even more in cybersecurity, as well as the importance of multi-factor authentication.

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  • Welcome To Your Worst Day Ever: A Ransomeware Preparedness Seminar0:00

    Welcome To Your Worst Day Ever: A Ransomeware Preparedness Seminar

    The threat of a ransomware incident in healthcare looms over the minds of many healthcare, executives and boards. Those who have already had the misfortune to deal with a ransomware incident will like

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  • Offensive Security Services

    Offensive Security Services

    CynergisTek's offensive security services test an organization's environment and people to validate the effectiveness against cyber attacks.

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  • Need Security Project Experts? Learn More About Our Strategic Staffing Services.

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  • What About Rob?

    What About Rob?

    In this episode, we get to know Rob Teague, Information Security Engineer at CynergisTek, and CMMC Registered Practioner at Redspin, CynergisTek's non-healthcare division.

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  • A look at Darkside ransomware. Ransomware attacks on schools are up. REvil hits Acer. California state employee exposes COVID patient data.

    A look at Darkside ransomware. Ransomware attacks on schools are up. REvil hits Acer. California state employee exposes COVID patient data.

    Caleb Barlow offers commentary on the recent story about a California state employee exposing the COVID-19 test and tracking data of more than two thousand people.

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  • California breach highlights contact tracing data vulnerabilities

    California breach highlights contact tracing data vulnerabilities

    Caleb Barlow offers commentary on the recent story about a California state employee exposing the COVID-19 test and tracking data of more than two thousand people.

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  • ‘Accountability framework’ proposed to promote secure health care practices

    ‘Accountability framework’ proposed to promote secure health care practices

    David Finn covers a new report from the CyberPeace Institute highlighting the toll that cyberattacks are taking on the health care industry.

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  • Data extortion attempts signal new era for ransomware tactics

    Data extortion attempts signal new era for ransomware tactics

    Caleb Barlow covers a new report from Crowdstrike revealing that 97 healthcare organizations victimized by ransomware attacks using extortion in 2020.

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  • Healthcare Cybersecurity Sets New Course of Action in 2021

    Healthcare Cybersecurity Sets New Course of Action in 2021

    Caleb Barlow discusses how the increase in cyberattacks compromises both patient safety and weakens trust in the healthcare sector and how they must implement a three-point action plan to change.

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  • Microsoft Exchange Server Breach

    Microsoft Exchange Server Breach

    In this infographic, we depict Microsoft Exchange Server Breach response procedures if exploitation activity is discovered.

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  • Ransomware in 2021: We Know It's an Issue, Now What?

    Ransomware in 2021: We Know It's an Issue, Now What?

    Caleb Barlow is back to discuss ransomware within the healthcare industry, and this time he is joined by Marti Arvin. Together the two discuss ransomware within the healthcare industry beyond.

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  • Cybercriminals post health system employee information online

    Cybercriminals post health system employee information online

    Caleb Barlow details how a hacker group known for ransomware attacks posted sensitive employee files online following a cyberattack at a New Mexico health system.

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  • Seven Strategies From The Pandemic To Protect Healthcare From Ransomware

    Seven Strategies From The Pandemic To Protect Healthcare From Ransomware

    Caleb Barlow discusses the rise of ransomware attacks in healthcare and breaks down seven strategies that can protect healthcare organizations from ransomware.

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  • Why Working With a Security Consulting Partner Can Help Reduce Cyber Risk

    Why Working With a Security Consulting Partner Can Help Reduce Cyber Risk

    The market for working with a security consulting partner has increased. Working with a security consulting partner can help your cybersecurity strategy.

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  • Security Validation and Why Should it be the New Mindset in 2021

    Security Validation and Why Should it be the New Mindset in 2021

    While the concept of security validation has been around for some time, at CynergisTek we recommend that security validation become the ethos of all organizations to strengthen one’s cyber hygiene.

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  • Privacy and Security Issues in Healthcare in Mergers and Acquisitions

    Privacy and Security Issues in Healthcare in Mergers and Acquisitions

    WIth security and privacy integration risks in mergers and acquisitions, knowing the right questions to ask and understanding the answers being provided could be the key to making the deal happen.

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  • The Next Normal CTEK’s New Services to Adapt to 2020 and Beyond

    The Next Normal CTEK’s New Services to Adapt to 2020 and Beyond

    In this episode, CynergisTek experts describe the new services CynergisTek has developed to meet industry demands in needing security validation solutions.

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