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Ryuk ransomware hitting healthcare industry hard

Healthcare Industry Targeted By Ryuk Ransomware

Last week, we discussed the criticality of data security for the healthcare industry and the different fines that result from data management failure. As if that wasn’t scary enough for Halloween, the FBI, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convened at...
Healthcare Industry Targeted by Ransomware

Data Security Most Critical Within Healthcare Industry

Newer state and federal laws now regulate data privacy and cybersecurity. As a preview of what may lay ahead for those affected by these laws, let's examine how HIPAA affects the healthcare industry now. Essentially, you must control your data or pay hefty fines. You can't let the wrong people...
Patches released that require attention now.

Patches You Need to Complete Right Now

Cybercriminals continuously find new ways to exploit unpatched vulnerabilities.For that reason, major computing companies such as Microsoft release new patches monthly as a means to fix system-related flaws. However, for all too many companies, this creates a patching deficit as IT teams struggle to keep up.Here are some of the...
Hackers look for vulnerabilities, and you should too

How Hackers Teach You About Your Vulnerabilities

When companies get hacked, word spreads quickly. Hackers add new features all the time. And, often they specialize their attacks to focus on new vulnerabilities in order to gain advantages over other hackers. That's just one reason you'll want to keep an eye on these attacks. By studying the hacked...
Bad links can cause major problems for companies

3 Strategies to Keep Employees From Clicking Bad Links

Phishing tests our cyber security every day.Even the best training can’t prevent tired or distracted employees from clicking on a bad links. Fortunately, there are additional defensive layers you can deploy to prevent attacks or provide speedy remediation.  Spelling Mistakes & Inconsistencies In September, the Emotet botnet sent out emails...