Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement

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  • Improving Readiness: Meeting Cyber Threats | 2018 Report

    Improving Readiness: Meeting Cyber Threats | 2018 Report

    Our report aggregated data from assessments performed in 2017 at hundreds of healthcare organizations across the nation to reveal an average 45 percent conformance with NIST CSF.

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  • Phishing Scams in Healthcare: A Persistent Threat

    Phishing Scams in Healthcare: A Persistent Threat

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  • Another Healthcare Website Security Issue Revealed

    Another Healthcare Website Security Issue Revealed

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  • Learn What We Found After Assessing Hundreds of Healthcare Organizations' Conformance with NIST CSF

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  • Why Contingency Planning for Vendor Data Disputes Is Critical

    Why Contingency Planning for Vendor Data Disputes Is Critical

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  • How Effective is Your Compliance Program?

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  • Attack on Billing Vendor Results in Massive Breach

    Attack on Billing Vendor Results in Massive Breach

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  • A Strong Message on Improper PHI Disclosure to News Media

    A Strong Message on Improper PHI Disclosure to News Media

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  • CynergisTek and CHIME Collaborate on Healthcare Cybersecurity Program Research

    CynergisTek and CHIME Collaborate on Healthcare Cybersecurity Program Research

    In November of 2018, CynergisTek collaborated with CHIME to examine the top healthcare cybersecurity challenges for CIOs with its survey, “Addressing the Security Gaps in Health IT.” Through most...

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  • Breach Settlement Has Unusual Penalty

    Breach Settlement Has Unusual Penalty

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  • Mobile Devices in the Healthcare Academic Medical Center: Why Are They So Difficult to Control?

    Mobile Devices in the Healthcare Academic Medical Center: Why Are They So Difficult to Control?

    In today’s healthcare environment, mobile devices are rampant. Controlling the nature and method of data stored on these devices is not easy in most industries – and mobile devices in the...

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  • Cyber Incidents in Healthcare: How Much Would You Pay?

    Cyber Incidents in Healthcare: How Much Would You Pay?

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  • Medicaid Data Breach Trends: An Analysis

    Medicaid Data Breach Trends: An Analysis

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  • Texas Retirement Agency Portal Breach Affects 1.25 Million

    Texas Retirement Agency Portal Breach Affects 1.25 Million

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  • Analysis: Did Anthem's Security 'Certification' Have Value?

    Analysis: Did Anthem's Security 'Certification' Have Value?

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  • A CIO guide to building a dashboard for cybersecurity

    A CIO guide to building a dashboard for cybersecurity

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  • Can't afford a security chief? Here are the alternatives

    Can't afford a security chief? Here are the alternatives

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  • Anthem Mega-Breach: Record $16 Million HIPAA Settlement

    Anthem Mega-Breach: Record $16 Million HIPAA Settlement

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  • Aetna Hit With More Penalties for Two Breaches

    Aetna Hit With More Penalties for Two Breaches

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  • HIPAA lets providers text patients, but is it secure?

    HIPAA lets providers text patients, but is it secure?

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  • HHS Updates Security Risk Assessment Tool

    HHS Updates Security Risk Assessment Tool

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  • Why Is Providing Patients Access to Records So Challenging?

    Why Is Providing Patients Access to Records So Challenging?

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