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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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  • 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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  • Using COVID-19 Patient Data for Research: Sizing Up Risks

    Using COVID-19 Patient Data for Research: Sizing Up Risks

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  • Increased Threats to Medical Facilities

    Increased Threats to Medical Facilities

    Threat Actors Exploitation of COVID-19 Pandemic – Increased Threats to Medical Facilities On April 20, The FBI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate in Coordination with the Office of Private...

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  • COVID-19: Tips for Secure Remote Worksites, Telehealth Video, and Messaging

    COVID-19: Tips for Secure Remote Worksites, Telehealth Video, and Messaging

    David Holtzman discusses tips on how to keep secure remote worksites, telehealth video, and messaging during the COVID-19 Outbreak.

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  • Planning for Incident Response During the COVID-19 Crisis: Tales on Tackling The Security Debt

    Planning for Incident Response During the COVID-19 Crisis: Tales on Tackling The Security Debt

    Our team of our experts puts together a checklist to help organizations plan for an incident response during the COVID-19 crisis. They discuss 30/60/90 day planning around privacy and security.

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  • Multiple Government Agencies Release Joint Security Threat Alert Related to COVID-19 Crisis

    Multiple Government Agencies Release Joint Security Threat Alert Related to COVID-19 Crisis

    The unprecedented times we are living in continue to evolve. In a rare move, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the...

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  • CynergisTek's Medical Device Security Services5:05

    CynergisTek's Medical Device Security Services

    Learn how CynergisTek is at the forefront of medical device security management and maintaining the privacy and security of medical devices and your data is a paramount concern.

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  • CynergisTek's Medical Device Security Services Intro1:01

    CynergisTek's Medical Device Security Services Intro

    CynergisTek is at the forefront of medical device security management starting with a risk assessment to identify what devices are out there to address the lifecycle of medical devices.

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  • Alerts: Security Flaw in Medication, Anesthesia Systems

    Alerts: Security Flaw in Medication, Anesthesia Systems

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  • Coalition Formed to Address COVID-19 Crisis

    Coalition Formed to Address COVID-19 Crisis

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  • Alphabet's COVID-19 project underscores privacy concerns with big tech

    Alphabet's COVID-19 project underscores privacy concerns with big tech

    A new COVID-19 project from one of Google’s sister companies is the latest big-tech foray into healthcare to spark privacy concerns.

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  • Thinking About the Unthinkable: Preparing for Incident Response with a Remote Workforce

    Thinking About the Unthinkable: Preparing for Incident Response with a Remote Workforce

    Background on Incident Response During Coronavirus Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has pushed many healthcare organizations to allow an increased number to shift to a remote workforce...

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  • 30/60/90 Plan During Covid-19 Checklist

    30/60/90 Plan During Covid-19 Checklist

    This checklist explains a 30/60/90 day plan from a CISO’s perspective during the COVID-19 crisis! Check out the full list today!

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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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  • HHS cyberattack highlights how hackers are exploiting the pandemic. Here are 4 strategies to mitigate the risks

    HHS cyberattack highlights how hackers are exploiting the pandemic. Here are 4 strategies to mitigate the risks

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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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  • 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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