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August 3, 2021

Cyber Vulnerabilities Like Cavities for Dental Practices

Dental practices are typically busy, small businesses, with limited time to focus on cybersecurity. Yet along with all those fluorides […]
December 15, 2020

6 Lessons Learned from Local Clinic’s $1.5 million HIPAA Security Rule Fine

If a business has $1.5 million available, it’s a safe bet it would rather not spend that money paying to […]
May 3, 2019

5 Biggest Data Breaches at HIPAA Business Associates in 2019 (So Far)

All five of the largest data breaches reported this year by HIPAA Business Associates share one thing: they centered on email.

In some cases, the compromise of a single email account exposed the personal information of tens-of-thousands of people. See all five breaches and more inside.

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August 6, 2018

Cyber Mistakes in Healthcare: Vulnerabilities and Misconfigs.


Everyone knows who to blame for a data breach – the bad guys. But what happens when one of the good guys makes a mistake? Unfortunately, the impact can be just as severe.

Check out two major threats to cyber security in healthcare: software flaws and misconfigurations. See how a coding flaw from a vendor of a fat-finger from your coworker can lead to your next HIPAA breach.

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July 2, 2018

Most HIPAA Data Breaches Happen via Email


Email is an old channel, but it remains one of the most popular for cyber attacks. This is true in many industries, and especially in healthcare.

See why email remains the top location of HIPAA data breaches, and see other types of breaches that – while fewer in number – cause far more harm.

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June 20, 2018

Healthcare Threats Report 2018: New Report from Calyptix

See the latest research on the top threats to medical IT systems and data Charlotte, NC – Calyptix Security today […]
June 11, 2018

Top 5 Cyber Security Frameworks in Healthcare


HIPAA compliance is not enough to protect patient data. For that, you need a more comprehensive plan. You need a security framework.

See the top five cyber security frameworks in healthcare. Is your framework on the list?

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February 12, 2018

HIPAA Breach Statistics: Stolen Record Count Plunges

HIPAA Breach Stats

If you saw only the headlines, you might think healthcare had a terrible year in cyber security – maybe worse than ever. But a new report shows, in many ways, the industry gained ground last year.

See highlights of the newest stats on data breaches in healthcare. See where more work is needed and get a few talking points to share with your clients.

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October 30, 2017

Healthcare: Top 5 Web Application Attacks in 2017


Web applications are booming in healthcare – unfortunately, their security standards need a checkup and may require surgery.

See the top five types of web application attacks in healthcare during Q2 2017. You’ll get an overview of the types and how they compare to other target industries.

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June 14, 2017

Hospital Ransomware Attacks: A HIPAA Breach?

hospital ransomware attacks

Healthcare systems in the U.S. continue to face powerful ransomware attacks. Some are still reeling from the WannaCry attack that began in May.

This outbreak has left some IT pros wondering: Why is ransomware targeting hospitals? Is infection a HIPAA breach? Find out in this post.

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