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Why Does My Healthcare Organization Need a Security Risk Analysis?

For the ninth year in a row, healthcare organizations had the highest costs associated with data breaches at $6.45 million – over 60 percent more than the global average of all industries.

The Security Risk Analysis —  it's a process that healthcare organizations often avoid just as their patients do their own medical check-ups or procedures.

This Security Risk Analysis (SRA) is thorough assessment of the potential risks and vulnerabilities associated with electronic protected health information (ePHI) created, received, maintained and transmitted by your organization. ePHI  is critical to your business and vital to the care of your patients. The SRA isn't just a mandatory task. It's a smart business practice. It's a necessary annual check-up. 

Topics: HIPAA Network Security Cybersecurity Managed Compliance Services

I Received a Pop-up Alert Saying My Computer's Infected and to Call a Number: What Should I do?

Don't call the number! We'll break down this specific socially engineered threat, and offer 3 things your organization you can do to shore up security. 

In your effort to protect computer systems and sensitive data, socially engineered attacks need to be on your entire organization’s radar.

Social engineering is the art of manipulating, influencing, or deceiving you in order to gain control over your computer system. According to KnowBe4, only about 3% of malware tries to exploit an exclusively technical flaw. The other 97% instead targets users through Social Engineering. 

Topics: Network Security You Ask, We Answer Social Engineering