News & Analysis

July 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Chris Apgar, CISSP, answers submitted questions on a variety of HIPAA topics.

July 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and FBI have observed continued targeting through spearphishing campaigns using TrickBot malware in North America, according to a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory published in March and updated in May.

June 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

In July 2020, managed IT services provider Blackbaud disclosed it was the victim of an unnamed ransomware attack. The company paid the ransom, according to a January 14, 2021 report by the HHS Cybersecurity Program titled “Distributed Attacks and the Healthcare Industry.”

June 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Ransomware continues to evolve, requiring healthcare organizations to consider new strategies to prevent breaches and the loss of patient data.   

June 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Insider threats at healthcare organizations increased in 2020. Learn how to develop security practices to mitigate these threats.

May 1, 2021
Briefings on HIPAA

Protenus, a Baltimore-based healthcare compliance analytics company, has released its annual Breach Barometer.  It measured 758 health data breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the media, or some other source during 2020.

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