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Identity & Access Management: What Is It & Why Does My Organization Need It? 

March 17, 2021

Identity and Access Management (IAM) security is an essential part of any IT department’s security protocols. IAMs manage digital identities and access the rights to data, systems, and resources within an organization. For example, every employee probably has the credentials to login to the workplace server, but not all employees have access rights to all…

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Vulnerability: Netlogon Elevation of Privilege

September 23, 2020

Vulnerability: Netlogon Elevation of Privilege In August, Microsoft released a software update to mitigate a critical vulnerability known as Zerologon (CVE-2020-1472) in Windows Server operating systems. This vulnerability was given the highest Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) score of 10.0 and given a “critical” security rating from Microsoft. The Microsoft Windows Netlogon Remote Protocol (MS-NRPC)…

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Postcard Disguised as Official OCR Communication

August 25, 2020

Postcard Disguised as Official OCR Communication The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights has put out a warning following the discovery that misleading postcards are being sent to health care organizations under the guise of an official OCR announcement. This communication is from a private entity – it is NOT…

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Your COVID-19 HIPAA Guide: Navigating Telehealth, Compliance Changes, and a Remote Workforce

March 19, 2020

Your COVID-19 HIPAA Guide: Navigating Telehealth, Compliance Changes, and a Remote Workforce As we come to grips with our new reality during the Coronavirus, the healthcare industry has begun to adapt to its new role. Accessing patients during a time of “social distancing” can be challenging, but we are armed with the tech and the…

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Keeping Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR) Safe

February 26, 2020

The vast majority of dental and medical practices have switched from paper records to electronic medical records in an effort to provide better patient care and modernize offices and treatment methods.  In transferring records from paper to digital format, these electronic medical records are covered under the HIPAA law, which requires that your healthcare provider…

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