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Health Data Breach Tally Shows Impact of Vendor Breach

Blackbaud Ransomware Victim Count Climbing New Article by Marianne Kolbasuk McGee @ Healthcare Info Security - 9/9/2020 gives an update on the Blackbaud Ransomware incident and the breaches that have been reported to date from partners. From the article, "A snapshot Wednesday of the federal health data breach tally shows at least eight organizations - [...]

By | September 10th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Health Data Breach Tally Shows Impact of Vendor Breach

Meet CEBA Risk Management for Healthcare Compliance

Cyber Trust Alliance is pleased to introduce you to CEBA - our robust yet easy to use platform for assessing, managing and reporting on HIPAA Compliance. https://youtu.be/__fNpSb4CpQ

By | May 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet CEBA Risk Management for Healthcare Compliance

Meet CEBA Risk Management for HIPAA Compliance

Introducing CEBA Risk Management for Healthcare -  Meet CEBA Here A powerful, yet easy to use platform that makes HIPAA Compliance affordable and achievable for all healthcare organizations and business associates.  Contact us today to find out how to get started!

By | May 18th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Meet CEBA Risk Management for HIPAA Compliance

The importance of managing third party risk in healthcare

https://healthitsecurity.com/news/labcorp-hit-with-shareholder-lawsuit-over-2-separate-data-breaches May 5, 2020 - As reported by HealthITSecurity LabCorp is being sued by one of its shareholders as a result of 3 breaches starting in 2018, the largest, in part the result of the actions of one of their business associates, American Medical Collection Agency. LabCorp was one of multiple covered entities impacted by [...]

By | May 5th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on The importance of managing third party risk in healthcare

OCR Permits Business Associates to Share Data During COVID19

http://healthitsecurity.com/news/ocr-permits-business-associates-to-share-patient-data-during-covid-19 April 03, 2020 - "The Office for Civil Rights will waive penalties for HIPAA noncompliance against providers or business associates over the good faith use and disclosure of protected health information during the Coronavirus, or COVID-19 pandemic." While this is a very appropriate exception under the current circumstances, Business Associates need to remain diligent [...]

By | April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OCR Permits Business Associates to Share Data During COVID19

Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

April 3, 2020 Alert from the Office of Civil Rights List Serve: "Individual Posing as OCR Investigator" It has come to OCR’s attention that an individual posing as an OCR Investigator has contacted HIPAA covered entities in an attempt to obtain protected health information (PHI). The individual identifies themselves on the telephone as an OCR [...]

By | April 6th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Individual Posing as OCR Investigator

Interview with Cyber Trust Alliance Co-Founder Randy Steinle

On Tuesday 3/31 - Cyber Trust Alliance Co-Founder Randy Steinle was interviewed by Stuart Crawford, Managing Partner at Ulistic LP on his podcast, "The MSP Guy".  Stuart and Randy discussed the state of Compliance and Cyber Security in the midst of the COVID 19 pandemic. https://www.blogtalkradio.com/themspshow/2020/03/31/coronavirus-stories-from-the-front-line--cybersecurity-compliance-more

By | April 3rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Interview with Cyber Trust Alliance Co-Founder Randy Steinle

NIST Drafts Guidelines for Coping with Ransomware

NIST Drafts Guidelines for Coping with Ransomware - February 8, 2020 - Great article posted by HealthcareInfoSecurity Enews <enews@healthcareinfosecurity.com> - regarding two draft guidelines released by NIST for discussion and comment on coping with ransomware.  I highly recommend reviewing this article and the referenced draft guidelines from NIST as this is one of the biggest [...]

By | February 8th, 2020|Blog, News|Comments Off on NIST Drafts Guidelines for Coping with Ransomware