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HIPAA Compliance in a Remote Work World 

November 16, 2022

Our lives have changed so much in just a few short years, from how we think about germs to how we conduct our daily work. Some of us in the last year have returned fully to in-office work, while many are still in a form of hybrid work to keep numbers down and cut risk…

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doctor reviewing data on a tablet

Review HIPAA Compliance & How Spectra Networks Can Help 

November 9, 2022

Over the past few years, during the global covid-19 pandemic, we have heard the privacy terminology bantered around, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Sometimes the information was spot on about the requirements of healthcare facilities and providers and the rights of patients, but other times the information was less than accurate. …

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medical records

Learning From the Latest Healthcare Data Breach Reports 

May 18, 2022

Earlier this month, we discussed the main components that make healthcare so vulnerable to data breaches and ransomware attacks. From aging equipment to expanded attack surfaces and plentiful data, healthcare is prime for hackers looking to gain access to personal and financial data that could prove fruitful.  Today, we are taking a closer look at…

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scam alert

Cyber Security Issues –  2022 Edition 

December 15, 2021

What can we expect from the year 2022 in terms of cyber security? In past years we have focused on privacy issues, HIPAA compliance rules, and the proliferation of ransomware.  Security experts now stress the importance of evolving our thinking and changing our mindset about cyber security by taking a look at major events going…

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