Regulatory Enforcement for Healthcare TPRM: Ensuring Compliance and Mitigating Risks

Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) in healthcare isn’t just a regulatory requirement; it’s a crucial defense against data breaches and cyber threats. With vendors having access to sensitive patient data, TPRM ensures compliance with regulations like HIPAA, GDPR, and CCPA. The recent surge in regulatory enforcement, highlighted by significant fines and legal actions, underscores the importance […]

Recognized Security Practices for HIPAA Compliance

Consider your medical history. How would you feel knowing that it was easily accessible to strangers? What if that information was available to your current or future employer? Regardless of your medical history, knowing someone else has unconsented access to it would probably feel like a massive invasion of privacy. Thankfully, we have laws and […]

Social Media Risk to Your Business

Social media is a potent dynamic tool for any organization or individual to showcase their brand and boost its impact. Using the internet as a conduit, it serves as an incredible form of communication that can help organizations gain worldwide attention due to billions of users across the globe. Thus, many recognize social media as […]

Top cybersecurity threats that business may face in 2023

Cybercrime has seen a rapid rise over the years. In 2022 alone, the FBI reported that the price of cybercrime was estimated at $6.9 million. In 2023, businesses should prepare for threats that will compromise their reputation and sensitive data and disrupt normal operations. Small businesses are equally at risk of cyberattacks as big businesses. […]

AI-Related Security Threats

“Artificial intelligence (AI) is the new electricity.” – Andrew NG AI has taken the world by storm, and with good reason. It promises an exciting future. It promises to automate routine tasks, improve efficiency, and reduce costs. Who doesn’t want that? We are truly in the age of AI. However, we can’t afford to ignore […]

CISA Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Performance goals: What Healthcare Organization Needs to Know

The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently released voluntary cross-sector Cybersecurity Performance Goals (CPGs) to help organizations protect themselves from cyber threats. What do healthcare organizations need to know about the new CPGs and how they can use them to reduce risk and increase security? What is the CISA Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Performance Goals? […]

Dubai Health and Privacy Regulation

With tech advances and globalization, understanding the health and privacy regulations of users’ data put in place by each jurisdiction is essential for tech companies to thrive. Dubai has stepped up to the challenge with its comprehensive regulation—the Dubai Health & Privacy Regulation (DHP)—which protects citizens’ and visitors’ data alike across all healthcare providers, insurance […]

What is the HIPAA Safe Harbor Bill and How Can the NIST Framework Help?

HIPAA Compliance With The NIST Cybersecurity Framework In the age of digital transformation, people are more conscious of their personal data than ever before. When it comes to personal data, none is more important than a person’s health records. A long-lasting effect of the pandemic is that more healthcare appointments are carried out virtually, leading […]

6 Steps to Create an Incident Response Plan

It is important to understand the difference between a security incident and a data breach. For example, the recent LinkedIn data scraping is a security incident, but not a data breach since classified information was not leaked. However, how your organization responds to a breach is your incident response (IR). It also includes how your […]