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In an earlier blog, we outlined some of the most common HIPAA violations that befall covered entities and business associates. Now we’ve got some tips for MSPs to help their clients avoid those HIPAA violations and costly fines and maintain continual compliance. Set Up Multi-Factor...

Guest blog by Mike Semel, president of Semel Consulting A new federal law plans to reward HIPAA covered entities and business associates for implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). The law provides ‘safe harbor’ from HIPAA data breach penalties and allows...

There are plenty of prospective clients out there that still take a break-fix approach to their IT. They avoid regular IT audits and assessments. They are slow to patch their software or update their systems. They don’t know how vulnerable their systems are until they...

In a previous blog, we dove into the details of the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification’s (CMMC) Interim Rule. The Department of Defense (DoD) established this rule to protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) in the department’s supply chain during CMMC’s five-year rollout phase. The rule dictates...