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Fall prevention strategies apply to anti-phishing efforts

Patient falls have been a serious problem in hospitals and other healthcare facilities for years. In fact, in January 2013 the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality set out to help reduce the number of falls in healthcare facilities by commissioning a RAND Corporation/ Boston University School of Public Health Report. The report, titled “Preventing …

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Fall prevention strategies apply to anti-phishing efforts

Patient falls have been a serious problem in hospitals and other healthcare facilities for years. In fact, in January 2013 the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality set out to help reduce the number of falls in healthcare facilities by commissioning a RAND Corporation/ Boston University School of Public Health Report. The report, titled “Preventing …

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Study finds cybercriminals favor small businesses

As ransomware continues to grow, so do the millions of dollars businesses are dishing out to cybercriminals in hopes of regaining control of their sensitive data.  An article on Fox Business looks at a study released by data security solutions firm Datto to see how ransomware is affecting small-to-mid-sized businesses. According to the study, in …

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5 ways a hacker may target your small business

Cyberattacks only happen to large corporations because they hold the most personal and sensitive data, right? Wrong. While the media often leads us to believe cyberattacks are only occurring on high-profile organizations holding a lot of data, the statistics show us otherwise. An article on Information Security Buzz takes a look at 5 ways hackers …

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5 ways a hacker may target your small business

Cyberattacks only happen to large corporations because they hold the most personal and sensitive data, right? Wrong. While the media often leads us to believe cyberattacks are only occurring on high-profile organizations holding a lot of data, the statistics show us otherwise. An article on Information Security Buzz takes a look at 5 ways hackers …

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Engage Users in Cybersecurity Training

As you may know, successful cyberattacks often come as a result of human error, but did you know those errors are often made by employees who have already been through training? An article on Healthcare IT News takes a look at what methods help cybersecurity training stick. Cybercriminals direct their attacks on untrained employees or …

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Engage Users in Cybersecurity Training

As you may know, successful cyberattacks often come as a result of human error, but did you know those errors are often made by employees who have already been through training? An article on Healthcare IT News takes a look at what methods help cybersecurity training stick. Cybercriminals direct their attacks on untrained employees or …

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“Human Factor” to Blame for Increase in Ransomware Attacks

Cybersecurity company Malwarebytes recently released findings from their Second Annual State of Ransomware Report, which provides us with some important insight on today’s state of digital security. An article on CNET highlights findings from the report. According to the report, one-third of SMBs (small-to-medium-sized businesses) were hit by ransomware in the last year. For the …

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Study finds that 30% of SMEs lack an incident response plan

Cybersecurity issues have become very prevalent in the modern era, making headlines with their disasters and fines associated with them.  While it may seem obvious that businesses should take precautions to protect themselves against these potential attacks, they have been slow to move forward with improving their security measures – especially small and medium-sized enterprises …

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OCR deputy discusses common mistakes that often lead to compliance reviews

  Have you ever wondered what exactly triggers a breach case investigated by Health and Human Services? While a number of things may attribute to an investigation, according to Deven McGraw, deputy director for health information privacy at the HHS Office for Civil Rights, nearly every breach case investigated by the department stems from a …

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