Healthcare organizations should be alarmed by the frequency and severity of cyberattacks. Don’t assume you’re safe from them just because you’re compliant with regulations. Cyberattackers’ interest in healthcare organizations continues to increase. In 2018, there were 284 breaches reported on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) breach portal and 27 so far
A lack of visibility into the app could expose business users to compliance risks and security threats, the company says. Safeguard Cyber today debuted new security protections for WeChat, integrating the app into its NextGen Compliance platform. Enterprise users will be able to apply real-time policy monitoring, and automated archiving and retention, to their WeChat
Companies that get ahead of the January 2020 data privacy deadline can minimize the risk of sanctions and also gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) — the toughest privacy law in the United States — will go into effect January 1, 2020, with enforcement beginning no later than
New tools, such as Compliance Manager and Advanced Message Encryption, aim to give businesses more options for data privacy. Microsoft is rolling out a series of new capabilities designed to give businesses greater control over their data privacy practices, help meet compliance requirements, and investigate potential security threats. The changes arrive as companies are taking
Although human oversight is required, advanced technologies built on AI will become pivotal in building safer financial markets and a safer world. A decade since the global financial crisis of 2007–2008, the nature of risk that financial institutions face has remained at levels that continue to concern global financial institutions and financial analysts. Two things
The best way to conform to the EU’s new privacy regulation is to assume that you don’t need to hold on to personal data, versus the opposite. Long gone are the days of the physical perimeter, where a company’s IT infrastructure was entirely on-site. Today’s increasingly decentralized enterprises depend on a workforce that operates both
For medical entities, simply following HIPAA cloud service provider guidelines is no longer enough to ensure that your practice is protected from cyber threats, government investigations, and fines. The challenges of secure healthcare IT are really hard! It’s akin to navigating a barbwire minefield that’s surrounded by an endless sea infested with fast, hungry sharks.
Instead of losing sight of the cybersecurity forest as we navigate the compliance trees, consolidate and simplify regulatory compliance efforts to keep your eyes on the security prize. Two cause-and-effect trends have become increasingly apparent to many industry observers over the past 10 years: (1) cybersecurity compliance and regulatory requirements will only continue to increase