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Zero trust and how it can protect your healthcare practice

How much do you trust your employees when it comes to keeping your data safe? While you might trust them to some degree, you may have doubts about how well they adhere to cybersecurity best practices.

And you would be right — insider attacks are one of the biggest threats to business cybersecurity today.

5 Benefits of mobile device management for healthcare

Healthcare providers are relying on mobile technologies more than ever for doing work and communicating with practitioners, staff, and patients. Wireless networks and portable devices in the healthcare setting have their benefits, and IT staff must have controls like mobile device management (MDM) software to efficiently maintain and manage the security and privacy required by federal regulations.

6 Compelling reasons to not jailbreak your iPad

For most users, the iPad is fantastic just as it is. It’s easy to use and there are myriad apps and content available to download from the App Store. But there are people who aren’t too happy with the restrictions that Apple imposes on how they can control and customize their device.

Top 5 ways managed IT services can help your law firm

Technological advancements in the legal industry have enabled many law firms to operate more efficiently. But with convenience also comes cybersecurity risks. Not only do law firms hold a huge amount of personally identifiable information (PII) that is valuable to hackers, but they also use outdated technologies that can be easily infiltrated.

The 4 most common healthcare cyberthreats

Cyberattacks on the healthcare sector are rising and becoming more sophisticated today, and big hospitals and small private clinics are both targets. Just in the past three years, more than 93% of healthcare companies have suffered a data breach. There has also been a 45% increase in cyberattacks targeting healthcare organizations globally since November 2020.
Why do cybercriminals target the healthcare industry?
Cybercriminals target healthcare companies because they store large amounts of protected health information (PHI) such as medical records, Social Security numbers, credit card details, and other similar data.

The most common HIPAA mistakes to avoid

In the United States, breaches of electronic protected health information (ePHI) affecting 500 or more people must be made public. The breaches reported in 2020 are as follows:

Cases currently under investigation

Type of breach
No. of cases from Jan.