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healthcare it & security 2020

Healthcare IT & Security Tips for 2020

As the United States continues to deal with Covid-19, our healthcare providers bear an enormous strain as they try to simultaneously provide patient care and minimize contact. The sudden shift to remote contacts exposes new weaknesses in many applications, and adds to the challenges of healthcare IT and cybersecurity teams....
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Ransomware Attacks From June 2020

Last week, we dove into detail regarding a specific ransomware attack suffered by the city of Florence, Al. This week, we pull back for a broader view of the developments in ransomware and how different companies have been affected.  Ransomware: An Evolving BusinessBetween 2018 and 2019, ransomware attacks increased 40%, and the...
Cybersecurity hack - learning from others

How to Prepare For a Cyber Security Hack

When you're hacked, there is no such thing as reacting too quickly or too thoroughly. We all want tools to give us advanced warning of a security hack.  With nearly two weeks’ notice, could we lock down our defenses and purge an attacker? For one small town in Alabama, twelve days’...
Layoffs and terminations - how to avoid data theft when employees leave

How to Avoid Data Theft When Employees Leave

Hard times can force hard decisions.Many companies affected by the COVID-19 quarantine have been horribly affected, and over 40 million Americans are unemployed. With so many unemployed, we can anticipate a feeble economy throughout 2020 and more repercussions to come.Maybe your company is fortunate and has not been forced to...
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The Future of Cloud Security & Computing

Cloud computing arrived as an option a long time ago.  The ‘Year of the Cloud’ was declared as early as 2015.  But as of 2019, only 20% of workloads had migrated to the cloud. The COVID-19 quarantine forced many organizations to send workers home and adopt the cloud as a...