Helpful tips for New Jersey remote workers to stay HIPAA-compliant

It has always been challenging for companies and individuals to stay compliant with the privacy standards of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The pandemic has only made it even more difficult to safeguard people’s protected health information (PHI) because healthcare and insurance professionals were forced to work from home.

How do you defend your business against watering hole attacks?

In jungles and savannas, some animal species tend to gather in bodies of water to ward off the heat or have a drink of water. Many hunters use this predictability to easily snipe big game. Black hat hackers apply a similar principle when they launch a web exploit known as a watering hole attack against an organization.

Do Macs need cybersecurity interventions?

Macs have a reputation for having good cybersecurity, as Apple has made it their top priority to maintain the integrity of the Apple ecosystem. All things considered, Macs remain some of the most secure computing devices on the market. But that doesn’t mean that Macs are invulnerable.

Jackware: Ransomware’s more dangerous cousin

Ransomware continues to be a major threat to businesses in 2021. The Sophos State of Ransomware 2021 report found that 37% of organizations suffered a ransomware attack in the past 12 months. While this number has dropped from 51% in 2020, the financial impact of an attack has more than doubled to $1.85 million in 2021 from $761,106 in 2020. This is largely because ransomware attacks have become more complex and targeted, making them harder to recover from.

Improve cybersecurity by going passwordless

Despite being widely used for authentication, passwords are by far the weakest link in cybersecurity today. With easy-to-remember and reused passwords especially vulnerable to a wide range of attacks, passwords alone do not provide adequate security for sensitive information and systems.

3 Crucial tips for defending against ever-evolving cyberthreats

Maintaining and bolstering one’s cybersecurity strategy and infrastructure is critical for any business operating in the digital age. This becomes more important as business processes are migrated to digital platforms. The ease, flexibility, and convenience such platforms provide comes at the cost of unique security vulnerabilities that must be addressed, particularly if a business wants to take advantage of these benefits.

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