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Mar, 2017

Enterprises misaligning security budget, priorities

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Imagine paying for a small lock on your house every year. Burglars continue to break in despite what you think is a strong security deterrent. You spend the same amount every year on this inadequate security despite the different products on the market that promise to protect your home better. This is what some security experts believe enterprises are doing on a larger scale. Those on staff who are doing the budgeting might blindly write the same amount into the security line every year. Or the C-suite might handcuff the […]

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Mar, 2017

Don’t Fall Victim to These HIPAA Compliance Myths!

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With HIPAA guidelines and policies becoming stricter, healthcare institutions have to be more aware about compliance now than ever before. Some of the practices you’ve adopted for HIPAA compliance in the past may not be good enough now or in the near future. Furthermore, if you’ve never considered using managed security services providers, now may be the time to do so. Falling into the trap of believing HIPAA compliance myths could land your business in a lot of trouble. Here are some of the most common myths you should never […]

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Mar, 2017

POS BREACH HITS SELECT RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE US

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Select Restaurants, owner and operator of several upscale eateries found throughout the United States, is the latest victim of a point-of-sale breach. Among the restaurants impacted include: Boston’s Top of the Hub; Parker’s Lighthouse in Long Beach, Calif.; the Rusty Scupper in Baltimore, Md.; Parkers Blue Ash Tavern in Cincinnati; Parkers’ Restaurant & Bar in Downers Grove, Ill.; Winberie’s Restaurant & Bar with locations in Oak Park, Ill. and Princeton and Summit, New Jersey; and Black Powder Tavern in Valley Forge, Pa. Security expert Brian Krebs claims that the likely […]

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Mar, 2017

Is Penetration Testing Required for HIPAA Compliance?

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One of the main standards of HIPAA compliance is for companies to conduct frequent nontechnical and technical evaluations of their business. From the technical side of the requirement, businesses have to be able to show their systems are secure enough to be HIPAA compliant. The reality is many businesses don’t do frequent enough testing, or their testing procedures aren’t done properly. This is why complete managed security service providers are helpful to provide the proper level of penetration or vulnerability testing to ensure networks are secure and businesses remain HIPAA […]

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