Security Risk Assessment

The HIPAA Security Rule mandates that covered entities must conduct a security risk assessment or SRA.  This includes health care plans for individuals, government plans (Medicare, Medicaid, Obamacare), and employer-sponsored plans.  Providers that conduct electronic...

NHS Cyber Attack

An Indirect Hit The NHS, or National Health Service, is the publicly funded healthcare system for the United Kingdom. They are supported by Advanced who is a managed service provider (MSP). Healthcare companies often outsource their IT departments to other companies...

API Adoption and Healthcare

API Adoption and Healthcare  Healthcare faces threats from cybercriminal activity at rates that continue to rise. The patient data that they access and maintain is valuable on the dark web in more ways than one.  It can be an access point for a greater breach, it can...

Healthcare Breaches on the Rise

Healthcare Breaches on the Rise Don’t shy away from this headline, healthcare businesses cannot put their head in the sand or look the other way when it comes to establishing a strong cybersecurity program.  For many, the focus has been on HIPAA compliance.  This...

Healthcare Breach Statistics Continue Rising

An astronomical increase of 450% would be a wonderful thing if we are talking about revenues or productivity.  But when it comes to COVID-19 related phishing attacks, that percentage in the jump of attacks from 2019 to 2020 is staggering – and a serious issue that...