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Secure Your Network

With the increase in working from home, employees should be encouraged to secure their home networks. Everyone should be encouraged to employ WPA2 network security with ...
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Be Wary of Public Wi-Fi

People should be wary of using free Wi-Fi even if the Wi-Fi requires a password for access. Free or public Wi-Fi may not have encryption protocols which means that date ...
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Aetna Settles HIPAA Breach Allegation

Aetna Life Insurance Company (Aetna) has agreed to pay $1M to settle 3 HIPAA breach allegations. It will pay the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and adopt a ...
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Ransomware Guide

The Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center issued a joint Ransomware Guide with information ...
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Joint Advisory on Security Incident Detection and Response

Several nations have banded together to issue a joint advisory with technical approaches to uncovering malicious cyber activity. Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK ...
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National Cybersecurity Awareness

Each October, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) partners with public and private agencies to promote national cybersecurity awareness. The ...
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HIPAA Breach Results in $2.3 Million Settlement

A HIPAA business associate providing IT and health information management to physicians and doctors in Tennessee impermissibly disclosed protected health information of ...
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HIPAA Fines for Insurance Company

Premera Blue Cross, which operates in Alaska and Washington, was assessed a $6.85 million fine and required to implement a corrective action plan for potential HIPAA ...
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HIPAA Security Rule Resources

The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides a summary of important elements of the HIPAA Security Rule. This summary offers a useful overview of the ...
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Cybersecurity Newsletter

The 2020 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Cybersecurity Newsletter addresses the benefits of IT asset inventories as a part of HIPAA Security Rule compliance.
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