Five Ways to Improve Healthcare Security Today

Five Ways to Improve Healthcare Security Today

In a recent article on a cyberattack that crippled Chicago’s Lurie Children’s Hospital, the Associated Press reported that experts believe attacks on U.S. healthcare organizations are likely to get worse in the coming year. The reason, according to the American...
An Unwanted Record for Healthcare Security

An Unwanted Record for Healthcare Security

It was a busy year for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Those are the people responsible for enforcing the rules under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and, according to The HIPAA Journal, it was...
Another Year, Another Managed File Transfer Exploit

Another Year, Another Managed File Transfer Exploit

The Biblical adage “judge not, that ye be not judged” is often misapplied as an excuse to say nothing in the face of obvious error. “Well, nobody’s perfect and so I don’t want to judge that person,” the logic goes. A sentiment often punctuated by the pseudo-scriptural...
You’ve Got to Have a (Cybersecurity) Plan

You’ve Got to Have a (Cybersecurity) Plan

If you want to have the best chance of accomplishing something worthwhile, you’ve got to have a plan. Trusting to luck doesn’t qualify. Instead, you have to set a goal, assess your current situation, and map out the steps needed to progress to your objective. That...
When You Need Plumbing, Call a Plumber

When You Need Plumbing, Call a Plumber

Have you ever had something go wrong with the plumbing in your home or place of business? I’m not talking about something that could be fixed by “jiggling the handle” or an annoying drip that was because someone didn’t shut a valve all the way. The kind of go wrong I...