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How to Create (or Begin to Create) an Enterprise Privacy Program

We all know the doom-and-gloom rhetoric: protect the privacy of your customers’ data or it WILL be breached, and your organization will suffer greatly.  The problem is that there’s a lot of truth there.  It doesn’t take much research to discover how commonplace data breaches have become.  So, instead of trying to work “data privacy” into your budget in 2016, ...

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Combating the Latest Advanced Malware Attacks

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Malware is a persistent cyber security problem that continues to grow, both in the sophistication of exploits and in the breadth of their application. In 2014, advanced malware programs targeting mobile platforms, and particularly the android operating system, grew exponentially. And combined statistics for mobile and desktop platforms show that Malware hackers have made a considerable push forward, with an ...

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HIPAA Compliance for Business Associates

The HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule brought with it several key changes to the landscape of HIPAA compliance.  As part of these changes, business associates were more clearly defined, and their obligations under HIPAA’s Security and Privacy Rules were specifically set.  This post will take a detailed look at “business associates” (BAs), explaining what types of organizations are considered to be ...

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