Defend PHI with Encrypted SecureDrives

We’re often at our most vulnerable when we need the help of a healthcare professional. We trust that our doctors and nurses can help us when we’re in pain. Whether we’re experiencing a serious illness or a routine procedure or … Continue Reading

Red Cross Attack Leaks Half a Million Records

The International Committee of the Red Cross is dedicated to helping some of the most vulnerable communities across the world. For more than 150 years, the organization has given protection and assistance to victims of armed conflict. But earlier this … Continue Reading

Pharma Researcher Guilty of IP Theft

Companies collectively spend hundreds of billions every year on research and development. Ultimately this investment can lead to increased revenue, patented products, and a positive company reputation. Even aspiring, independent inventors know they could strike it rich with a great … Continue Reading

Scottish Charity Leaks HIV Patient Data

The general public has a great many misconceptions about the regulations and practices associated with healthcare, from what exactly is included in HIPAA legislation to the legal implications associated with the Hippocratic Oath. In the case of the latter, many … Continue Reading

Ransomware Takes Iowa Grain Co-op Offline

The ransomware gang BlackMatter launched an attack on Iowa-based agricultural services provider NEW Cooperative which forced the company to take its operations offline. News of the attack began to circulate on Twitter on September 20, as details emerged of a … Continue Reading

Ransomware Hits Arizona Healthcare Provider

The sleepy bedroom community of Queen Creek, Arizona is nestled in the heart of the Sonoran Desert at the extreme edges of Greater Phoenix. This quiet suburb is set up for families, and offers easy access to other parts of … Continue Reading

Student Data Breached in Dallas School District

The Dallas Independent School District announced recently that a cybersecurity incident discovered in early August led to the leak of sensitive information about former and current students, parents, school administrators, and contractors. A local news report on the school district … Continue Reading

Hackers Target Third-Party Health Affiliates

Cybercrime that targets hospitals and other healthcare providers has continued to grow in frequency in 2021, but criminals have begun to shift the focus of their attacks, according to a new report on healthcare data breaches by Critical Insight. Instead … Continue Reading

U.S. Attorneys Targeted in SolarWinds Hack

The year 2020 yielded a record number of data breaches. Among the most shocking of these was the infamous SolarWinds breach. The Texas-based company provided software to help organizations manage their systems. One of their clients included the United States … Continue Reading

Vegas’ Clark County Grapples with Data Leaks

Few cities are as iconic and elicit so many symbols as Las Vegas. The mere mention of its name conjures such imagery as flashing, glittery lights along the Strip, the electronic chorus of slot machines against an ovation from the … Continue Reading