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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

We’re halfway through this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month and never has it been more important to make sure that you are informed and making smart cyber choices in both your personal and professional life. With the pandemic providing cybercriminals ample opportunity to take advantage of our uncertainties in many aspects, and with online activity through …

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Cybersecurity Awareness Month

We’re halfway through this year’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month and never has it been more important to make sure that you are informed and making smart cyber choices in both your personal and professional life. With the pandemic providing cybercriminals ample opportunity to take advantage of our uncertainties in many aspects, and with online activity through …

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Systemic Noncompliance

The story narrative varies slightly from episode to episode, but the outcome is generally the same.  Pay a fine, make a plan, regret not doing this all in the first place.  This isn’t some soap opera or Netflix binge-worthy series; this is real life and the characters are the healthcare industry and Office for Civil …

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Systemic NonCompliance

The story narrative varies slightly from episode to episode, but the outcome is generally the same.  Pay a fine, make a plan, regret not doing this all in the first place.  This isn’t some soap opera or Netflix binge-worthy series; this is real life and the characters are the healthcare industry and Office for Civil …

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Second Largest Fine

Coming in second can sometimes be a good thing. But not when you’re on the receiving end of a HIPAA fine and have to pay out $6.9 million like Premera Blue Cross. The insurer is the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 2 million people. This fine is the second-largest payment …

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Second Largest Fine

Coming in second can sometimes be a good thing. But not when you’re on the receiving end of a HIPAA fine and have to pay out $6.9 million like Premera Blue Cross. The insurer is the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 2 million people. This fine is the second-largest payment …

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Hover Hover Hover

At times, it feels as if we could start every week with this sentence: “There’s a new tactic being used by cybercriminals to trick unsuspecting victims.” And the sophistication level of the new tactics is off the charts. So, what are we dealing with as of late? Well, where should we start… Hidden text is …

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Hover Hover Hover

At times, it feels as if we could start every week with this sentence: “There’s a new tactic being used by cybercriminals to trick unsuspecting victims.” And the sophistication level of the new tactics is off the charts. So, what are we dealing with as of late? Well, where should we start… Hidden text is …

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