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Telehealth

Is the Telehealth you’ve adopted secure?

Many patients and providers who would not have normally considered telehealth as a regular way to access healthcare are now utilizing the services. Many patients are afraid to go the hospital or doctor office in fear of exposing themselves and loved ones to Covid-19. Luckily, doctors can still reach their patients and provide medical care online. After this pandemic is over, many suspect that telehealth will still be sticking around. Now may be a good time to consider how to make your telehealth services more secure.

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Double Extortion

Double Extortion-What it is and how you can prevent it

If organizations refuse to pay their ransom, attackers are threatening to release the data publicly. This will of course include sensitive information and PHI. Before Double Extortion, we assumed that hackers could not actually access our data and were only with-holding it from victims to disrupt the ability to continue their work. Now we know they can extract this information and publish it online, breaching our patient’s security.

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