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SEC Cybersecurity Guidance: Phishing

As our work moves online and becomes more digital, our risks are changing. In recognition of this fact, registered investment advisors must take cybersecurity seriously. The SEC cybersecurity guidance lays out clear directions for taking cybersecurity risks seriously. And one of the biggest threats to your firm today is phishing. The SEC Cybersecurity Guidance seems [...]

Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant?

If you're a medical practice, you're probably tempted to give Chromebooks a try.  They're cheaper than a traditional Windows or Mac computer, and they're a lot easier and cheaper to maintain. But are Chromebooks appropriate for a medical company?  Can they be used to handle medical data?  Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant? We think they [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:57:58+00:00February 28th, 2019|Computer Cyber Security, HIPAA|0 Comments

SEC Cybersecurity Guidance: Wire Fraud

Wire fraud is a huge problem for Registered Investment Advisors. Every day, criminals trick firms like yours into wiring funds out of client OR firm accounts. What is the SEC Cybersecurity Guidance on wire fraud? And what are the best practices to stop wire fraud in firms today? It’s critical that your staff identify [...]

How to Make Gmail HIPAA Compliant

Google’s email, calendar, and productivity tools (recently renamed to “G Suite”) are absolutely fantastic.  They’re easy to use and very affordable. G Suite is also highly secure, but there are very specific things that you need to do to make G Suite / Gmail HIPAA-compliant.  Here are some big ones... Disclaimer: we are not lawyers. [...]

By |2019-02-15T19:28:06+00:00December 20th, 2018|Cloud Cyber Security, HIPAA|1 Comment

The 9 HIPAA Mistakes We See All the Time

As part of our work helping medical practices with HIPAA and cybersecurity, we get to see lots of HIPAA mistakes.  It’s interesting to spot the similarities across so many different companies. Here are nine of the most common HIPAA mistakes that we see. The scary part is we see them all the time. HIPAA Mistake 1: [...]

By |2019-04-05T18:50:46+00:00December 16th, 2018|HIPAA|2 Comments

HIPAA Compliant Cloud Storage – 11 Services Reviewed (Updated)

“What are my options for HIPAA compliant cloud storage? ” In recent years, cloud storage has risen in both effectiveness and popularity. Its convenience is undeniable– the ability to access your data from anywhere is amazing. But can business associates and medical providers take advantage of these services to store PHI? What exactly does [...]

By |2019-04-16T18:43:08+00:00December 6th, 2018|Cloud Cyber Security, HIPAA|4 Comments

The Best Ways to Fight Banking Trojans

Banking Trojans are back, and they're nasty. Click on the wrong email, and hackers drain your firm's operating accounts. Incredibly, many of these attacks even defeat your bank's two-factor authentication. Here's a great article that explains how banking trojans bypass two-factor authentication. So what should every business do to protect yourself against banking trojans? The [...]