Entries by Jenna Kersten

5 Common Cloud Security Misconfigurations for AWS

Security incidents caused by misconfigurations in the cloud happen every single day. In fact, DivvyCloud reports that over the last two years, 33 billion records have been exposed because enterprises struggle to implement proper cloud security. When you take that number and consider Ponemon’s research, which estimates the average cost per compromised record is $150, […]

5 Key Areas of Cloud Security

Data breaches are on the rise worldwide and across cloud platforms – which is why we talk about cloud security within AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud so often. As more and more organizations migrate sensitive information and services to cloud environments, it should drive customers to consider how the cloud will impact their privacy, security, […]

HIPAA vs. HITRUST CSF: Which One Should I Choose?

Stolen medical records, research, prototypes, prescriptions, devices – there are so many ways that healthcare organizations can be compromised. Each of these risks threaten patient care in a different way, but they could each lead to life-or-death consequences. That is why it’s so important that healthcare organizations undergo the right type of information security audit […]

Coronavirus Hits Healthcare’s Cyber Readiness

Healthcare organizations all around the world are fighting the coronavirus pandemic, but they are fighting more than just the virus. While the healthcare industry is focused on public health and patient care, hackers are taking this opportunity to target them with all types of cyber attacks. Has the lack of cyber readiness finally caught up […]

Privacy Concerns During the Coronavirus

How does privacy law come into play when a pandemic hits? Do the rules change? How do business associates and covered entities know when and where they can share PHI related to the pandemic? Let’s discuss so that you know the impact to your organization. HIPAA Privacy Rule and Pandemics The HHS recently released a […]