HIPAA Violation Cost Encryption

The True Cost of a HIPAA Violation in Healthcare

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to ensure healthcare data is safeguarded and patient privacy is protected. Violating this act not only costs the healthcare industry thousands of dollars in violation fees but puts … Continue Reading

Encrypted Drives Home Healthcare Data

Protecting Home Healthcare Patient Data

With healthcare costs constantly on the rise, many hospital systems are strategizing on ways to provide treatment to patients in their own homes. One study from the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine states that only about 11% of ER visits … Continue Reading

Healthcare Data Breaches with Unencrypted Devices

Unencrypted Hardware Common Among Healthcare Data Breaches

Statistics on healthcare data breaches are staggering. Since the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) created a mandate for the reporting of such breaches in 2009, the number of data breaches has increased from 199 in 2010 to 365 … Continue Reading

Cloud Vulnerability for Business Data Storage

Why Businesses are Hesitant to Use Cloud for Data Storage

Any entrepreneur that hasn’t lived under a rock over the past five years has heard of cloud computing. Whether the business is a small company or mid-size corporate environment, the benefits of virtualized storage have only become more attractive over … Continue Reading

Top Ten Government Tech Trends

Top Ten Tech Trends in Government

Gartner, a leading research and advisory firm, recently released its 2018-2019 Technology Trends in Government Report. The report outlined the most salient trends in government technology, helping decision-makers choose investments that would have the most substantial impact. Rick Howard, research … Continue Reading