Category: HIPAA

Posted on: August 31, 2021 Posted by: Kristen Krouk Comments: 0

Ransomware & HIPAA

Alaris Cyberdefense Ransomware & HIPAA A recent U.S. Government interagency report indicates that, on average, there have been 4,000 daily ransomware attacks since early 2016 (a 300% increase over the 1,000 daily ransomware attacks reported in 2015).1 Ransomware exploits human and technical weaknesses to gain access to an organization’s technical infrastructure in order to deny the organization access to its own data by encrypting that data. However, there are measures…

Posted on: August 18, 2021 Posted by: Kristen Krouk Comments: 0

Compliance vs. Cybersecurity

How Data Compliance and Cybersecurity Differ When you run a business, compliance and security are two essential factors. Both are equally important for the seamless operation of your business. While compliance helps your business stay within the limits of industry or government regulations, security protects the integrity of your business and sensitive data. It is worth noting that although security is a prime component of compliance, compliance does not equal…