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Patient Data Breach at Two San Francisco Hospitals

Earlier this month, two San Francisco hospitals reported that 900 patient records had been compromised. The two hospitals involved were San Francisco General and Laguna Honda. The San Francisco Public Health Department was notified and began their investigation at once. They found that a former employee of Nuance Communications was at fault. Nuance is a ...

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FBI Issues Warning

As you may be aware, the FBI issued a warning last week about a malware botnet called VPNFilter. This malware originated in Russia and attacks “consumer-grade” routers typically purchased from retailers such as Best Buy andor installed in homes by Internet Service Providers such as Spectrum, Time Warner, and Charter. The malware has not been found ...

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ATTACK GROUPS TARGET HEALTHCARE

Cyberattacks have become some of the most common criminal activities of this century. That technology has been advanced to impact all sectors of industries. Every country in the world has been affected by cyberattacks. While security experts are constantly working, trying to find a solution to this problem, cyber criminals are finding new ways to ...

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DON’T GET HACKED – 10 STATS THAT WILL SURPRISE YOU & 5 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS

At nearly $1 Trillion in earnings a year, hacking is now at record proportions. Your data is a valuable asset, not only to you but to criminals as well. Don’t get hacked. Here’s what you need to know. 1 in 3 Americans has been hacked. A hacker attacks someone every 39 seconds. 61% of small businesses experienced a cyber-attack ...

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Remember Why We Celebrate Memorial Day

When we think of Memorial Day, we have visions of parades, going to the beach, enjoying a picnic in the park, or gathering with family and friends for a barbeque. But, as most of us know, this is a special day to honor military members who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Many of ...

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Better Get Ready – The GDPR Goes Into Effect Today!

What Is It?  What Do We Need To Know?  What Should We Do? If you don’t know what the GDPR is, and if you’re not ready for it, you’re going to get caught short because this is a legal deadline and it’s coming up fast. The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect May 25, 2018.  ...

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Wish That You Could Use Excel Like A Pro?

Excel Like A Pro Part III  This is the final of a three-part series about using Microsoft Excel 2016. It will cover some of the more advanced topics. If you aren’t great with numbers, don’t worry. Excel does the work for you. With the 2016 version of Excel, Microsoft really upped its game. Excel’s easy one-click ...

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Risk Analysis vs. Gap Analysis

The government, as well as other stakeholders and interested parties, have emphasized the importance of following the laws and regulations on cyber security. With the ever-growing increase in cyber security threats, these regulations have become imperative. All organizations, both large and small, must ensure they take the necessary steps to prevent, reduce the risk, and mitigate ...

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12 Ways to Get Your Business to the Top of Search

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is truly an important part of marketing for any business. Businesses that rely solely or largely on online marketing must understand the concepts of SEO marketing in order to be successful. If you’ve been doing this a while, then you probably know that it’s not as easy as it seems on ...

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Hackers Infect Healthcare Sector

Security researchers have discovered a new hacking group that is targeting healthcare organizations and other major international corporations related to this sector all around the world, and especially in United States, Europe, and parts of Asia. The intent of this group is to conduct corporate espionage. Researchers have named this hacker group “Orangeworm”. According to ...

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