Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Blog Posts From February 2019
Blog: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No… It’s Cryptojacking!
Date: February 27, 2019
Title: It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, No… It’s Cryptojacking!
Summary: You attempt to log on to your computer, but it is non-responsive. Other users are also having trouble logging on. The system becomes so slow that it is non-functional. Is it an encryption attack? Is there some sort of malware affecting the network that will result in some form of extortionate demand? Or is it something else? Could it be that someone has “cryptojacked” the network? ...
Blog: HIPAA Breach Reporting: Focus on Remediation in Responding to an HHS/OCR Investigation
Date: February 25, 2019
Title: HIPAA Breach Reporting: Focus on Remediation in Responding to an HHS/OCR Investigation
Summary: Last year was another banner year for HIPAA data breaches reported to the Department of Human Services Office of Civil Rights (HHS/OCR), and the reporting period hasn’t yet closed, as organizations experiencing breaches affecting fewer than 500 individuals have until 60 days after the end of the calendar year in which the breach occurred to make the report....