Understanding HIPAA: What’s Protected?
While many small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the healthcare sector are concerned with caring for patients and servicing their needs, they also need to think about protecting their data. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a broad-reaching regulation designed to protect healthcare data and ensure patient [...]
What the Colonial Pipeline Attack Means for SMBs
Last month, people across the East Coast of the United States waited in long lines at the gas pump after a ransomware cyberattack crippled a significant gas pipeline that delivers nearly half of the fuel to the region. It took Colonial Pipeline, which manages nearly 5,500 miles of gas pipelines, [...]
Knowing Yourself Is Critical to Preventing Ransomware Attacks
The past few weeks have brought news of ransomware attacks across various U.S. industries. On May 7, the operator of Colonial Oil Pipeline was hit with ransomware, forcing them to shutter operations for a few days and impacting the southeast US fuel supply. Then over Memorial Day weekend, the computer [...]