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Cybercrime: A Year in Review
Category: Information Security & Privacy
Information security will remain a top priority for all industries in 2023. Healthcare, government, and education will likely continue to be top targets for ransomware attacks, with for-profit businesses close behind. In 2022, most breaches could be traced back to compromised employee credentials…
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90 Days Until CPRA Enforcement: A Compliance Roadmap
Category: Information Security & Privacy
All businesses – not just those located in California – should be aware of changes to California’s data privacy law. In 2018, California passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), a first-of-its-kind consumer privacy law granting consumers certain rights in their personal information. Two…
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Tips for Complying with DOL's Retirement Plan Cybersecurity Guidance
Category: Employee Benefits, Employment, Information Security & Privacy
”Not if, but when" is a phrase commonly used to describe data breach risk. Holding just under $11 trillion in assets, employer-sponsored retirement plans are a particularly enticing target for cybercriminals. Through audits and best practice guidance, the Department of Labor (DOL) is encouraging…
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FBI Warns of Imminent Cybercrime Threat to U.S. Hospitals and Health Care Providers
Category: Health Care, Information Security & Privacy
In a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory issued Wednesday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Health and Human Services warned of an imminent ransomware threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers. More than 400 hospitals…
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Cybersecurity Enforcement Deadlines in the Wake of COVID-19
Category: Coronavirus (COVID-19), Information Security & Privacy
While some regulations have been relaxed a bit to provide flexibility during shelter-in-place or other restrictive measures, one area that is generally not slowing down is privacy and cybersecurity. The past few years have seen a rollout of new privacy and cybersecurity measures at the state…
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