I’ve been told that during presentations that I do for dental societies, study groups, and practices, the portions that stick with audience members the most are those where I delve into real world examples of Information Security failures. So in the spirit of good stories with a learning (what not to do) component. I will share some experiences from the past month’s risk assessments and penetration tests.
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“QUICK POST July 22, 2016 note: quick post from the road, excuse the lack of formatting and the typos Well, we are reaching the point where open source insurgency, open source terrorism is becoming a world-wide phenomenon. Mass shooting in the US, Germany, France and other places are probably going to become more frequent, along […] Continue reading →
An often overlooked area in data security is Physical Security. In the eyes of the government auditor (or attorney) it does not matter if the patients ePHI is stolen by a group of extremely savvy Russian hackers, or someone walks into the practice and steals a laptop or backup device, if effect either is a […] Continue reading →
It really does not matter what you label a crime as, be it “Workplace Violence”. “Active Shooter”, or “Terrorism”, the fact is that many of us will be affected in our lifetimes by violent crime. Healthcare practices are at an elevated risk of such a incident for several reasons including: Real or perceived availability of drugs […] Continue reading →
Active Shooter? It seems we hear this in the news several times every year. Many times it is a false alarm, but too frequently it is all too real. What do active shooters over the past three decades have in common? some were being seen for mental health issues or were on antipsychotics or […] Continue reading →