What to Do in a Healthcare Data Breach

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Cyber threats have been considerably disruptive to the healthcare sector over the last decade. While we’ve outlined steps that organizations can take that will improve their defense, there’s still the question of what to do in the event that a bad actor finds a workaround. Those organizations that are also actively working toward the requirements […]

What You Need to Know About the DoD’s CMMC Assessment

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As part of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification’s (CMMC) Version 2.0, the Department of Defense (DoD) is requiring all contractors to perform self-assessments to verify that they meet compliance. These must be submitted annually, both from those that have currently achieved CMMC status, as well as those that intend to apply. Why should your organization […]

Treat Your Healthcare Data Like Controlled Unclassified Information Under CMMC

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While government contractors must adhere to the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, the truth is that all healthcare agencies would have better data management by adopting CMMC. It offers the most comprehensive framework for organizing, protecting, and sharing your data, whether it’s what the government would consider classified (requiring security clearance), or controlled unclassified information (CUI) […]