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How to Prevent the Easiest Hack in History

Fran Finnegan

Yahoo Finance published an article a few days ago about Fran Finnegan.  You can read the whole thing here.  The article details how Fran’s business got attacked and infected with ransomware, which essentially shut down his entire business for an undetermined period.  It’s written sympathetically and talks about what a terrible problem attacks like this […]

HIPAA Compliance Basics for Healthcare Providers

HIPAA Compliance Basics

Whether you’re a medical practice, a dentist, or a mental health care provider, compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) data security guidelines is likely a requirement that you need to take seriously.  Leaked PHI (Personal Health Information) through a security breach or mismanagement of records can cause serious sanctions and hefty fines.  […]

A World With No Passwords

no passwords

Microsoft reports that “81% of data breaches are the result of weak, default, or stolen passwords.”  They’re recommending that we get rid of them.  There is a strong argument to do so, and some slick alternative authentication methods available and in the works. Why Should We Get Rid Of Them? There are a lot of […]