What is the “NIST Act to Benefit Small Business”?

What is the “NIST Act to Benefit Small Business”?

The “NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act” S.770 was signed this month.  What is it, and how can it benefit you or your small business clients? The National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) initially developed a set of cybersecurity...
Case Study:  Fully Managed SIEM service

Case Study: Fully Managed SIEM service

Our Reseller had a client who was looking at Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) options, however they had concerns about their ability to manage and monitor a SIEM with their internal staff.  Their Reseller suggested that they talk to us to see if our...
How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

How do you end up with a $4.3M HIPAA fine?

A Judge ruled in favor of the Office of Civil Rights and upheld a fine of $4,348,000 against MD Anderson, a cancer treatment and research center in Texas.  This was the 4th largest fine in history for HIPAA violations. What led to this judgement, and what can we learn...
New cybersecurity law in effect

New cybersecurity law in effect

South Carolina became the first state in the U.S. to pass HB 4655, a law requiring insurers to establish a “strong and aggressive” cyber program to protection companies and their clients from data breaches. Effective January 1, 2019, the law creates rules...
Data privacy and security, what’s the difference?

Data privacy and security, what’s the difference?

With all the news about the Facebook ‘breach’ and GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) some may think that privacy and security are the same. While there are differences, the two need to have a cooperative relationship for both our privacy plan and security plan to...