SMB Cyber Security

Understanding a HIPAA Assessment – Part 2

In Part 1: Before the HIPAA Assessment, we talked about the structure and content of the HIPAA law and compliance framework. In this part we’ll dive into how we actually perform the assessment. Part 2:¬†Understanding the HIPAA Assessment methodology Since we are cybersecurity professionals, we’ll focus on the Security Rule for this part. Remember the …

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HIPAA Compliance

What is HIPAA compliance? HIPAA compliance helps protect your private health records from theft or improper use. At the highest level, it establishes rules for when and how health care information can be used. Through this, it mostly restricts use to providing health care for the individual. Information can also be used for research and …

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Risk-Based Security

Cyber security is a risk management process. In it’s simplest form, that’s it. People worry about it and are afraid of it because it’s so technically complex and broad. Once you get past that tech and complexity, it’s just managing risk. If you have a good resource to find and present the risks, you can …

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Meltdown and Spectre

By now you’ve probably heard of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. These are good examples of how more prominent cyber security news is specifically reported in the mainstream news channels. Most of the time when it makes it this far, you know it’s bad. These are big in that they affect the core of how …

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