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Cyber Risk Is Not Going Away

By on November 23, 2016 in Data Security with 0 Comments

In a future that has become more ambiguous than ever, some things are certain. Businesses, including health care entities, will increasingly rely on data and technology in order to conduct their business.  Data containing personal information will continue to be valuable.  The risk of liability for those holding that data will remain, whether the enforcer […]

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It’s Not Just Ransomware – It’s a Breach!

By on July 29, 2016 in Data Security with 0 Comments

Ransomware.  It’s in the headlines, but what is it?  Recently, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) provided a layperson’s description: Ransomware is a type of malware (malicious software) that attempts to deny access to a user’s data, usually by encrypting the data with a key known only to […]

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