As a financial services firm, your clients depend on your guidance to help them make the most out of their fiscal decisions. From accounting to hedge fund management, your clients gain peace of mind when advised properly. These relationships require trust, often built over time.
More and more, ransomware has emerged as a major threat to individuals and businesses alike. Ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts data on infected systems, has become a lucrative option for cyber extortionists. When the malware is run, it locks victim’s files and allows criminals to demand payment to release them.
Cybersecurity: technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. In a report from AT&T, 80% of businesses acknowledged they experienced some sort of a cyber attack. In 2018, these incidents have become even more common. For today’s companies, falling victim to one of these attacks is no longer a question of “if” but “when.”
Today’s small to mid-sized businesses, or SMBs, are creating more data than ever. Their growth calls for robust solutions to back up their business-critical data. Due to limited financial and IT resources, it is crucial for SMBs to know exactly what to look for in a backup solution. In this guide we’ll be outlining key criteria for SMBs to keep in mind when seeking out total data protection.
As a healthcare company, your patients are your number one priority. Part of your obligation to them is to keep their health related information as confidential as possible. This information can include their health history and insurance and financial information. Should any of this information become compromised, it can hinder your ability to deliver healthcare services. Healthcare regulations are constantly evolving and, in order to meet new industry standards, more and more healthcare businesses are actively converting medical records into electronic versions
HIPAA BASICS: YOUR BREACH NOTIFICATION OBLIGATIONS Most people are generally familiar with the acronym HIPAA, the federal law that protects the privacy of an individual's health information-- The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. We encounter it everytime we visit a medical office.
In the healthcare sector, the storing and sharing of sensitive digitized patient data has become a significant undertaking and is a heavy burden on resources. Since 2015, independent practitioners and small healthcare entities started making significant investments in equipment, hardware and software, and tech-savvy personnel.