Finally, a Breakthrough in Cybersecurity Protection


The breakthrough is TrustWrx . It effectively “firewalls” the entire communications channel.  TrustWrx provides an architecture for secure communications where the fraudsters simply cannot operate. Simply put, if they cannot connect or talk to a server or network, then they cannot hack into it or steal data. 

9 cyber security predictions for 2019


The threat landscape is huge, offensive and defensive technologies are evolving rapidly, and nation-state attacks are increasing in terms of scope and sophistication.

3 phishing hacks breach 20,000 Catawba Valley patient records


While investigating one phishing attack in August, medical center officials discovered a hacker had access to three accounts for more than a month. North Carolina-based Catawba Valley Medical Center is notifying 20,000 patients that their personal data was breached after three successful phishing attacks.

CMS responds to data breach affecting 75,000 in federal ACA portal


Digital Directorship Cybersecurity: Healthcare CMS responds to data breach affecting 75,000 in federal ACA portal Source: Healthcare Finance – OCT 22, 2018 Susan Morse, Senior Editor The files of an estimated 75,000 individuals were accessed in a breach of Healthcare.gov for Affordable Care Act enrollment, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. CMS said…read more.

Two phishing attacks on Minnesota DHS breach 21,000 patient records


Digital Directorship Cybersecurity: Healthcare Two phishing attacks on Minnesota DHS breach 21,000 patient records For more than a month, two separate employee accounts were compromised by the cyberattacks before the IT department discovered the hack. Source: Healthcare ITNews | By Jessica Davis October 12, 2018 Two employees of the Minnesota Department of Human Services fell for…read more.

What the 2019 Global Security Budget Looks Like for Healthcare


Security concerns are on the rise, especially in healthcare with system violations occuring at an alarming rate. A recent report put out by research firm Gartner estimates the world will spend over 124 billion dollars on information security in 2019.