If you are a healthcare provider, you need to prepare yourself now for the new reality that, when hackers get into your network, they will contact your patients to put pressure on you to pay their ransom demands — usually after they have encrypted your network. Here is an example from a recent case that … Continue reading Healthcare Providers – Are You Prepared for Hackers to Tell Your Patients About Your Ransomware and Data Breach?
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The Texas Bar Journal's year-end update on Cybersecurity & Data Privacy law was once again provided by Shawn Tuma and addressed the following issues: Lawyers’ Cybersecurity and Data Breach Obligations that are required under Texas law and the ABA's Ethics Opinion 483 titled Lawyers’ Obligations Afteran Electronic Data Breach or CyberattackWhether an IT service provider's … Continue reading Texas Bar Journal 2018 Year-End Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Update
The most important lesson about Apple’s iOS group FaceTime debacle that you are not hearing about should be a wake up call for everyone (Tuma explains this glitch on WFLA in Tampa, FL): If Apple, through a programming glitch, has the ability to allow someone to use your iOS device as a microphone to listen … Continue reading The Most Important Lesson You Are Not Hearing About Apple’s iOS FaceTime Glitch
The most likely “cyber attack” that your company will face will come in the form of an email. One of the most common forms of email attack is the business email compromise (BEC) and the most popular time of the year for the W-2 version of BEC is right now -- tax season. Read the … Continue reading Protect Your Company Against W-2 Business Email Compromise Attacks During Tax Season