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Cloud Security in Healthcare

Guest Blog by Yiannis Koukouras, TwelveSec in collaboration with HIPAA One In our culture, something or someone is always trending. Whether it be bell-bottom jeans in the ’70’s, playing Nintendo in the ’80’s or watching stock market go up and down (whenever!), trends are a lenses through which we see the world. Much like trends …

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Answering the Age Old Question

True or False: Are penetration tests and vulnerability scans one in the same? If you answered “False” you are correct, however, it can be difficult to understand the difference between the two information security services. Whereas both are incredibly valuable in building a strong threat and vulnerability management program, penetration tests and vulnerability scans are …

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Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

In their April Cybersecurity Newsletter, Office for Civil Rights (OCR) addressed an emerging threat known as “Man-in-the-Middle” (MITM) attacks. A MITM attack occurs when a third party secretly intercepts and relays the message between two parties who believe they are communicating directly with each other. There are several forms of MITM: Man in the Browser: …

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ALERT! Email Disguised as OCR Communication

In recent years, many of us have become familiar with email phishing scams. These fraudulent messages are designed to take the recipients money and/or identity under false pretenses. Often, phishing emails create confusion and are attached to familiar, trusted sources. Examples of these include: FedEx/UPS/USPS or other shipping notices Online banking Invoices sent from impersonated email …

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Risks of Ignoring HIPAA

How Long Can You Fly Under the Radar? HIPAA Security is Mandatory.

Think you can disregard or only be partially compliant with HIPAA? Think again. The HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules are federal and national standards to protect patients’ privacy of their sensitive medical records. The Office for Civil Rights strictly enforces these rules to protect all patients from discrimination and to keep their sensitive health information …

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