What is a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA)?

Covered entities must ensure that they have a current HIPAA BAA in place with each of their partners to maintain PHI security and overall HIPAA compliance. As healthcare data usage and collection continues to grow, and interoperability between systems, vendors, … Continued

Aggressive Malware Threats In Circulation

Some bad malware hombres are out there, and we’ve got the scoop on each of them right here for you. Herbalife or “copier” file Locky variant ransomware Summary – As of 9/19, Barracuda Advanced Technology Group is monitoring an aggressive new … Continued

Equifax Breach – Protect Yourselves

Equifax, one of the big three US credit bureaus, disclosed a breach affecting 143 million people, for the most part Americans. Among the information lost (and lost it was—this is a case of known unauthorized access, not merely exposure) are … Continued

New phishing scam warning from the IRS

Heads up from the United States Internal Revenue Service.  Yesterday, the IRS posted a warning detailing a new phishing scam that solicits the reader to download an FBI questionnaire. Clicking the link will cause your computer will be infected with … Continued

5 Tips To Keep Your Kids Safe Online This Summer

Reprinted from The US Department of Homeland Security Cyber Awareness Campaign June 2017 Newsletter You teach your children to wear helmets when they ride bikes and sunscreen when they’re outside, but are you also teaching them to be safe online? … Continued