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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 [...]

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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

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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 [...]

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