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On July 2, 2024, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced a settlement with Heritage Valley Health System (Heritage Valley), a healthcare provider operating in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. This is the OCR’s third ransomware settlement and is based on allegations of potential violations of the Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 4, 2024www.texasattorneygeneral.govPRESS OFFICE: (512) 463-2050Communications@oag.texas.gov  Attorney General Ken Paxton Launches Data Privacy and Security Initiative to Protect Texans’ Sensitive Data from Illegal Exploitation by Tech, AI, and Other Companies  AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has launched a major data privacy and security initiative, establishing a team that is focused on

This morning I read an article about how brain scanning technology is causing Colorado and Minnesota to propose legislation that is aimed at establishing rights and protections for information collected from our thoughts through the neural signals that can be scanned and collected from our brains. (Brain-Scanning Technology Spurs State Moves on Neural Privacy) Kuddos

“There is no such thing as ‘secure’ when it comes to cybersecurity.” “The odds in cybersecurity are impossible — those defending have to get it right 100% of the time and those attacking only need one lucky shot.” These are a few of the sayings that I have used throughout the years when trying to

HHS 405(d) is an excellent resource that provides cybersecurity and cyber risk guidance for not only healthcare organizations, but all organizations. HHS 405(d) released the following resource for cyber insurance. Before getting to the resource, however, there are two critical things you must know about cyber insurance: New 405(d) One-Pager: How to Implement Cybersecurity Insurance

There is a trending scam of stealing funds from gift cards purchased in stores where criminals replace original gift cards with nearly-perfectly doctored cards that have been tampered with by having the barcodes changed to transfer the money intended to go on the gift card to other accounts controlled by the criminals. “Steal the originals,

Your organization has been breached, now what? That’s the title of our discussion at Tech Titans’ Cybersecurity Forum this Thursday, December 14, 2023, from 3:30 – 6:00 PM in Richardson, Texas. This event is available for both members of Tech Titans and non-menbers and you can register at this link: https://business.techtitans.org/events/details/cybersecurity-forum-december-14-2023-4826?calendarMonth=2023-12-01 I will be moderating