Healthcare Data Breach – Unauthorized Access for Seven Years

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UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital has made the news very recently as one of the latest healthcare environments that had a data breach. While on the surface this news appears to be just another healthcare data breach, there is something very different about it; the breach occurred over a span of seven years and was only recently discovered and reported. A “former employee” …

Bill Blake Shows WNY ISACA Auditors How to Protect Sensitive Data

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Bill Blake, President of Fasoo, Inc., spoke to members of the Western NY Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) at the Hilton Double Tree Hotel in Rochester, NY on May 10, 2016.  Bill delivered a presentation on “Closing the Threat Gap – A 21st Century Approach to Minimizing Risk” to this annual event and showed attendees how to use …

Data-Centric Security in the Boardroom

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With so many high profile data breaches in the public eye recently, cyber security is now front and center in many organizations.  Globally cyber attacks and data leaks are daily threats to organizations, reminding everyone that we are all potential targets. Attorneys are warning about potential individual liability for corporate directors who do not take appropriate responsibility for oversight of …

You Can Stop Healthcare Data Breaches

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Today, nobody argues that the healthcare industry is a gold mine for the bad guys and theft of protected health information is becoming a regular event. The “Verizon 2015 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report,” indicated that 90 percent of industries in the medical and health care arena have experienced a PHI breach and with all the reports in the …

Protect Against R&D Data Theft

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Recently I was in a meeting with a global pharmaceutical client in New Jersey who told me of the importance they place on their highly secure, centrally managed and monitored persistent security platform to protect against data theft and ensure that their valuable R&D information cannot be lost or inadvertently sent to a competitor. As the meeting ended, I was informed of the …

Paper Printouts and Prevention of Employee Data Theft

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Last year, a Montefiore Medical Center employee in New York stole names, addresses, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, next of kin information and health insurance details of more than 12,000 patients and used those identities to purchase clothing and other merchandise from some of New York’s finest department stores. The employee printed thousands of patients’ records every day and …

Stop Confidential Data Theft through Paper Printouts

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Massive PHI Breach at Children’s Medical Clinics of East Texas An employee of the Children’s Medical Clinics with a retaliatory agenda to cause damage to the clinic’s reputation, stole and improperly disclosed the confidential data of 16,000 patients. Notification letters were sent to affected people to inform them that an employee took paper records from the facility and sent screenshots …

Fasoo Shows How to Minimize Print-related Data Breaches

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As we do business on our smartphones and tablets, most of us think that printing is a thing of the past, yet more than three-quarters (76 percent) of organizations indicate that printing is critical or important to their business activities. With all the focus on digital communication, many organizations may ignore the security risks posed by allowing anyone to print …

Your Printer May Be An Insider Threat

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Ah the printer.  Work horse of business communication for decades.  Most organizations indicate that printing is critical or important to their business activities.  Even when we think most of our business is done electronically, we still print a lot of documents. Some industries are more paper-intensive than others.  Healthcare, government and financial services still rely on printing for numerous business …

The Dangers of Smart Printer Devices

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Printers are definitely not what they used to be a decade ago. They have evolved and are becoming more involved in organizations’ networks, as well as an increase in multifaceted functions that have made them vulnerable and threaten the stability of the entire network. Hackers and insiders have made their case by causing internal and external data breaches through these …