October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and we’ve found some good tips for healthcare execs and leadership! Reach out to your Fulcrum Group Account Manager if you’d like assistance implementing some of these tips in your environment.
If you still haven’t made the choice to upgrade your remaining Windows 7 computers, you might consider using a lease to spread the cost over monthly payments for 2 or 3 years, while still taking the Section 179 tax deduction … Continued
Some interesting facts about HIPAA: HIPAA stands for “The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act” enacted in 1996. The average fine for a HIPAA violation is $1,500,000. Some PHI identifiers you may not have thought of include: vehicle identifiers, IP … Continued
The Office for Civil Rights just announced a $ 3 million penalty against Touchstone Medical Imaging, partly because Touchstone “failed to have business associate agreements in place with its vendors, including their IT support vendor and a third-party data center provider … Continued
Security Alert: IRS Warns of New Tax Scams The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a reminder urging consumers to look out for two new variations of tax-related phone and email scams. The phone scam involves pre-recorded messages threatening to … Continued
Security Alert: Increase in Social Engineering Combined with Spear Phishing We’ve detailed the seemingly countless varieties of cybersecurity attacks to hit businesses and organizations over the past few years many times in our Fulcrum Group blog, monthly e-newsletters and in … Continued
The Department of Homeland Services reported a torrent of bomb threats were emailed to universities, businesses, schools and news outlets Thursday, December 13th. The threats from New York City to San Francisco sent police departments scrambling to sort out what … Continued
Security Alert: 500 Million Marriott Guest Records Stolen in Starwood Data Breach The world’s biggest hotel chain Marriott International today disclosed that unknown hackers compromised guest reservation database its subsidiary Starwood hotels and stole the personal data of about 500 … Continued
Switchvox clients, here’s a great tip from Digium on how to add your company logo to Digium’s D-Series phones.
Security Alert: SharePoint Phishing Attack on Office 365 Users There’s a new SharePoint Phishing Attack scam circulating for stealing login credentials. Office 365 users are being targeted by malicious invites sent via email to open a SharePoint document. The link … Continued