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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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  • 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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  • EHR Vendor Settles HITECH Fraud Case

    EHR Vendor Settles HITECH Fraud Case

    Marti Arvin offers commentary for this article which focuses on the recent announcement from federal prosecutors who have agreed to pay $500,000 to settle the 2015 HITECH fraud case.

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  • Data Security: Telehealth's Achilles Heel?

    Data Security: Telehealth's Achilles Heel?

    This article includes results from CynergisTek’s recent telehealth survey Telehealth & Data Security: Understanding the Risks and the use of hospitals using telehealth if their data has been hacked.

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  • 'SweynTooth' Cyber Flaws Could Affect Medical Devices

    'SweynTooth' Cyber Flaws Could Affect Medical Devices

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  • Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

    Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

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  • Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

    Health Data Breaches: 3 Lessons Learned

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  • The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Medical Records

    The CyberWire Daily Podcast - Medical Records

    Caleb Barlow discusses in The CyberWire Daily Podcast how healthcare workers are leveraging medical records for their own curiosity and to understand who is really in their medical records.

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  • It’s No Coincidence That Halloween Falls In National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    It’s No Coincidence That Halloween Falls In National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

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  • HHS Proposes Allowing Cybersecurity Donations to Doctors

    HHS Proposes Allowing Cybersecurity Donations to Doctors

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  • Managing medical device security risk: It takes a village

    Managing medical device security risk: It takes a village

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  • CynergisTek’s Managed Security Services0:45

    CynergisTek’s Managed Security Services

    Dave Bailey, Director of Security Services, discusses hospitals with limited resources can improve security by monitoring the enterprise's network 24/7. Watch this video to learn more.

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  • Researchers: Malware Can Be Hidden in Medical Images

    Researchers: Malware Can Be Hidden in Medical Images

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  • Cyberattack Exposes PHI in Email Accounts

    Cyberattack Exposes PHI in Email Accounts

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  • Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report

    Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report

    An infographic that highlights data on both OCR's HIPAA audits and their enforcement activities in 2015 & 2016 recently released by Symantec 2016 Internet Security Threat Report.

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  • Privacy Services

    Privacy Services

    CynergisTek can help your organization identify privacy program deficiencies, develop robust policies and procedures, and put into place qualified privacy staffing resources.

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  • Documentation: The Necessary Evil of IT

    Documentation: The Necessary Evil of IT

    One of the most dreaded terms in the world of information technology and security (IT/IS) is “documentation”. Not because it isn’t massively helpful to everyone, or really for any reason other...

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  • The Top 9 Criteria Organizations Should Consider When Evaluating Medical Device Security

    The Top 9 Criteria Organizations Should Consider When Evaluating Medical Device Security

    Read our checklist to learn criteria every healthcare delivery organization should consider when evaluating their medical device security program to effectively mitigate risks.

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  • The Risks of Healthcare's Continued Dependence Upon Fax

    The Risks of Healthcare's Continued Dependence Upon Fax

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  • Medical Device Cyber Risk: An Enterprise Problem

    Medical Device Cyber Risk: An Enterprise Problem

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