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Why a Dedicated Cyber Policy is a Must for Healthcare Businesses

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2018 1:00:36 PM / by Julie Shumer posted in cyber security, healthcare

Let’s face it - you can’t turn on the news without hearing about another high-profile cyber attack. But, if you think it only happens to the ‘big guys,’ you’re wrong.

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[CASE STUDY] How Peak Performance Physical Therapy Saved $40,000 

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2018 2:48:00 PM / by Signature B&B Companies posted in medical malpractice, cyber security, healthcare

For 25 years, Peak Performance Physical Therapy, an outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation and fitness center, has served Nassau County New York area now with four locations and 21 physical therapists.

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Will Your Healthcare Facility Survive a Data Breach?

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2018 2:48:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security, healthcare

Worldwide cyber crime has doubled year over year since 2012. In fact, last year it cost organizations $450 billion and industry experts fully expect it to grow to $6 trillion in 2020.

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Why You Need Just One Agency for Commercial and Medical Professional Liability Coverages

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 15, 2018 10:56:00 AM / by Julie Shumer posted in medical malpractice, cyber security, healthcare

A medical practice faces a variety of different risk exposures than the average commercial business.

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4 Ways to Take Advantage of Increased Competition in the New York Medical Malpractice Marketplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 12, 2018 2:50:57 PM / by Julie Shumer posted in medical malpractice, cyber security, healthcare

For years, New York physicians and medical facilities have been limited to just two malpractice insurance carrier options.

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Incident Response Plan: Detection

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 16, 2017 10:43:00 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Cybersecurity Incidents are seemingly limitless in their variety, so it is impractical and infeasible to develop instructions for handling each type of attack. In general, however, there are three main threat vectors that organizations can prepare for in order to develop different response strategies. 

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Cyber Security: What's at Risk?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 15, 2017 2:32:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Your phone is ringing. It's your IT Director. She's got bad news, "Someone has compromised our server that hosts our website."

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6 Indirect Costs of a Data Breach

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 2, 2017 5:12:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

People always want to pick my brain about cyber attacks. It's kind of like being the IT guy in the family, "Can you look at my laptop? It runs slow."

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Why the 2017 Equifax Data Breach Matters

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 8, 2017 4:04:00 PM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

Last night we learned that Equifax, one of the three main consumer credit reporting agencies, suffered a data breach that has the potential to expose confidential information of nearly 50 percent of the American population.

This cyber security breach was discovered on July 29th and appears to stem from hackers exploiting vulnerabilities in Equifax's website software.

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Incident Response Plan: Preparation

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2017 7:42:00 AM / by Adam Abresch posted in cyber security

A crucial component to the NYC500 cybersecurity regulations is the development and implementation of an Incident Response Plan (IRP) by all businesses regulated by the NYS Department of Financial Services. 

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