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Monthly Breach Deets - Highmark Health Data Breach

This month for our Monthly Breach Deets, we will highlight a phishing attack that posed as a trusted company to deceive an individual. Highmark Health experienced a phishing attack when an employee clicked the link in an unverified email. The employee then proceeded to share their credentials. This data breach occurred on December 13,...

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Monthly Breach Deets - Avalon Healthcare Data Breach

It’s time to highlight the next Monthly Breach Deets to start the new year with a renewed knowledge of cybersecurity. Avalon Healthcare, a provider of comprehensive senior care services, experienced a data breach in July 2019 and it was just recently settled. A few years ago, an employee opened and responded to a phishing email while unintentionally...

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Monthly Breach Deets – OakBend Medical Center Data Breach

The OakBend Medical Center, a healthcare provider, experienced a data breach from a hacking incident that resulted in theft and exposure. As stated by HIPAA Journal, this Texas medical center discovered its files had been compromised and encrypted on September 1, 2022.    This cost OakBend Medical Center an estimated $12,410,750...

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Monthly Breach Deets – CSI Laboratories Data Breach
Monthly Breach Deets – CSI Laboratories Data Breach

CSI Laboratories, a leading cancer testing and diagnostics laboratory that serves pathologists, oncologists and community hospitals, suffered an email breach. The email breach was discovered on July 8, 2022. According to HIPAA Journal, a total of 244,850 patients in Alpharetta, Georgia had their protected health information (PHI) exposed. This cost...

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Monthly Breach Deets – Methodist McKinney Hospital Data Breach
Monthly Breach Deets – Methodist McKinney Hospital Data Breach

Methodist McKinney Hospital, a healthcare provider, detected a data breach that occurred on July 5, 2022. The hackers exfiltrated patient data between May 20 – July 7. According to HIPAA Journal, a total of 110,224 patients in Texas. including Methodist McKinney Hospital, Methodist Allen Surgical Center and Methodist Craig Ranch Surgical Center,...

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Monthly Breach Deets: Saint Luke's Health System Data Breach
Monthly Breach Deets: Saint Luke's Health System Data Breach

Saint Luke’s Health System, a healthcare provider, in Idaho experienced a data breach that occurred in May 2022. The breach was not discovered until June 2022. The protected health information (PHI) had been exposed and is still under investigation. According to HIPAA Journal, a total of 31,579 patients in Boise had been compromised. This cost...

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Monthly Breach Deets: Shields Health Group Data Breach
Monthly Breach Deets: Shields Health Group Data Breach

Shields Health Care Group, a provider of ambulatory surgical center management and medical imaging services, detected suspicious activity on its network. This data breach occurred between the dates of March 7, 2022, to March 21, 2022, but it wasn't discovered until March 28, 2022. Essential protected health information (PHI) had been compromised...

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What is Ransomware?
Monthly Breach Deets - McAllen Surgical Center Ransomware

McAllen Surgical Specialty Center experienced a ransomware attack when hackers first accessed certain computers and servers and deployed ransomware. According to HIPAA Journal, a total of 29,227 patients in Texas had been compromised. This cost McAllen Surgical Specialty Center an estimated $2,944,165, according to...

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Save, Streamline and Grow Your Business through Technology
Save, Streamline and Grow Your Business through Technology

What are your existing technology challenges? Too expensive, not present, takes too long to resolve an issue, no communication, doesn’t feel like a true win-win partnership - we all have at least one, many or possibly all of these reoccurring issues. Let us overcome those existing technology challenges....

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Avoid the Stop, Drop and Roll with Managed IT Services
Avoid the Stop, Drop and Roll with Managed IT Services

Did you know that if a fire starts in your home you may have as little as two minutes to escape? Similarly, if a fire starts in your IT systems, your business can shut down immediately. When a server hard drive goes bad unexpectedly, it can cost thousands of dollars to recover data on the drive. Even with recovery, 100% success is never guaranteed....

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