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HIPAA Risk Assessment: Skip at Your Own Risk

Risk assessments are a HIPAA requirement. Yet, seven of the nine HIPAA penalties announced this year (78%) were levied on organizations that failed to conduct one.

In this post, we explore two cases where risk assessments were not conducted, and also highlight a free resource to help smaller organizations get the job done.

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10 Ways to Harden Cyber Security in Healthcare

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A new DHS report is out on cyber security in healthcare. Although it paints a grim picture of the industry’s struggle, it’s also loaded with technical tips you can use to protect your IT clients.

See the report’s top five threats to data security in healthcare, and get an in-depth look at the 10 recommended security practices to combat them.

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Cyber Mistakes in Healthcare: Vulnerabilities and Misconfigs.

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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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Top 5 Causes of Data Breaches in Healthcare

Top 5 Causes of Data Breaches in Healthcare

Do you have the right priorities in healthcare cyber security?

You might be surprised to learn that data breaches in healthcare are often different than in other industries. They’re more often caused by insiders, not by malware.

Check out the highlights of a new report from Verizon on the top causes of data breaches in healthcare. You’ll see the top causes reported from 2015 to 2017.

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HIPAA Breach Statistics: Stolen Record Count Plunges

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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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