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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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  • 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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  • Moving Forward: Setting the Direction | 2020 Annual Report

    Moving Forward: Setting the Direction | 2020 Annual Report

    Our third annual report, Moving Forward: Setting the Direction, our analysts combed through data of the nearly 300 assessments performed to show the state of healthcare security in 2020.

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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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  • 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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  • Alerts: Security Flaw in Medication, Anesthesia Systems

    Alerts: Security Flaw in Medication, Anesthesia Systems

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  • How Mature is Your Cybersecurity Program?

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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

    Hackers have wasted no time figuring out how to exploit the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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  • Malware From Fake COVID-19 Website

    Malware From Fake COVID-19 Website

    The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has published a new alert. Please distribute through your proper channels, as appropriate. A malicious website pretending to be the live...

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  • Does Your Phone Charger Need A ‘USB Condom’ When You Travel?

    Does Your Phone Charger Need A ‘USB Condom’ When You Travel?

    In recent months, officials around the world have raised security alarms about the dangers of “juice jacking” while travelers plug phones directly into the free USB while traveling.

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