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8 steps to recover quickly (and well) from a data breach

Start with the local police so the attack can be made official and a paper trail initiated. Contact the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center at www.fbi.gov/investigate/cyber. Next is the Secret Service, which has an Electronic Crimes Task Force to report cyberattacks at www.secretservice.gov. Also contact the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team in the Department of… Read More »

6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach

Healthcare organizations must employ a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity, including robust vendor management strategies. 6 crucial steps to take to avoid a data breach Recently, both Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) announced related data breaches that may impact as many as 20 million customers who used their services between Aug. 1,… Read More »

Safer surgery: Steps you can take

Chances are high that most of us will have a surgical procedure at some point during our lives. Estimates based on 2002 data in three states suggest Americans have a lifetime average of nine surgical procedures. In 2010 in the United States, there were an estimated 1.4 million inpatient procedures, ranging from childhood tonsillectomies, breast… Read More »