Security Compliance

Ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. In 2017 alone, there was over 184 million ransomware attacks worldwide!! These ransomware attacks range between attacks against small business and homes to attacks against large corporations. The cost of a ransomware attack varies. According to CSOonline, the average Ransomware attack costs the company about 5 Million dollars. The …

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773 Million credentials dumped on the dark web

[Excerpt] A database of breached emails totaling 773 million unique addresses has turned up on a popular underground hacking forum, giving cybercriminals one of the largest jackpots ever seen when it comes to account-compromise efforts. Troy Hunt was first alerted to the cache, which totals 87GB of data, after it was seen being hosted on …

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Cyber Security and HIPAA

Know this! The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability of 1996, known as HIPAA, is enacted to protect the consumer. The institutions and service providers hold the responsibility to safeguard each consumer’s (customer’s) information. Yes, every one of your customers! The U.S. Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS) regularly investigate institutions and service providers. It …

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