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Comparing NIST, ISO 27001, SOC 2, and Other Security Standards and Frameworks

Many organizations are turning to certification authorities and security standards/frameworks for demonstrating privacy and security best practice adherence of customer data, compliance with regulatory bodies, and building trust with partners/customers. There are several standards, frameworks, and guidance that helps organizations bring a structured approach to cybersecurity.databrackets with

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Cyber Alert: Computer Network Infrastructure Vulnerable to Windows 7 End of Life Status, Increasing Potential for Cyber Attacks

Just the previous day, the FBI issued a warning on the usage of Windows 7 for your computer’s operating system. Due to Microsoft discontinuing support and updates for Windows 7, the system is no longer as safe, and so there will be an increase in the number

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Beware of COVID-19 Cyber Scams

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warns individuals to remain vigilant for scams related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Cyber actors may send emails with malicious attachments or links to fraudulent websites to trick victims into revealing sensitive information or donating to fraudulent charities or causes.

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OCR Secures $2.175 Million HIPAA Settlement after Hospitals Failed to Properly Notify HHS of a Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information

In an agreement with the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Sentara Hospitals (Sentara) have agreed to take corrective actions and pay $2.175 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Breach

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