security threats during Covid

Preventing Physical and Cyber Risks to Your Business Business around the world have shut their doors and moved to remote operations during the global pandemic. And while this may seem like a more secure way to operate, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the risk of data breaches and losses have increased for many companies. Preventing…

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What’s Required and What Information Needs to Be Included Logging your medical records destruction is important to ensure you’re staying up-to-date with destruction and retention of your patient’s medical records. Keeping track of the records that you have destroyed is also a key way to remain compliant with HIPAA rules and other state and federal…

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Keeping Compliant & Secure The COVID-19 crisis has changed the way many of us work—forcing companies to close their workplaces and adapt to working from home arrangements. But the requirements for document retention and destruction mandated by official federal and government agencies is still a concern. It’s imperative that if your organization is required to…

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Here’s what you need to know Hundreds of thousands of Floridians have filed for unemployment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES ACT put into place an additional $600 a week for those who’ve lost their jobs—and while it’s designed to relieve some of the financial struggle, the act has fueled a rise…

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Changes to Privacy Rules You Need to Know On April 3, 2020, as the coronavirus continued to spread across the country, the OCR (Office for Civil Rights) and the HHS (United States Department of Health and Human Services) announced a change in regulation of HIPAA privacy rule. HIPAA Enforcement Changes Although the change applies mostly…

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Staying Safe While Staying Home A mandate made by the government has required most of us to stay home to help stop the spread of the Coronavirus. And while social distancing is meant to decrease the odds that you’ll become a victim of COVID-19, it’s increasing the instances of cybercrimes, especially for those using videoconferencing…

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Increased Risk of Tax Refund Theft As we all navigate through these difficult times, the last thing any of us want to think about is doing our taxes. Tax season is typically a stressful time of year for many folks, and now, as the world fights the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s even more trying. But thankfully,…

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Thieves Exploit Vulnerabilities Created by the Pandemic As if we all didn’t have enough to worry about, the Coronavirus that is sweeping the world has opened up opportunities for ID thieves and scammers to take advantage of unsuspecting people. While we are all attached to our screens, keeping up to date on the latest developments…

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