March 8th, 2022

Implementing Zero Trust Architecture

The US Government has released its zero trust strategy to help government agencies implement zero trust architectures. It requires federal agencies to meet certain standards before the end of the 2024 fiscal year. The zero trust strategy aims to improve the nation’s security posture and reduce the potential harms from cyber attacks. It assumes that […]

March 1st, 2022

What is Cyber Insurance?

As cyberattacks are increasing in frequency, many organizations have come to view them as inevitable. Even organizations that have a strong cybersecurity program can be impacted by a zero-day vulnerability or employee errors. Cyber insurance helps limit the impact of a cyberattack by helping organizations recover the costs. Cyber insurance is not a replacement for […]

February 22nd, 2022

Does TLS Email Encryption Meet Compliance Requirements?

In this article, we discuss what types of email encryption are sufficient to comply with government regulations. TLS encryption is a good option for many organizations dealing with sensitive data and legal requirements. However, TLS does not protect data at rest. Each organization must undertake their own risk assessment to determine which encryption methods are […]

February 15th, 2022

Email Encryption for HIPAA Compliance: SMTP TLS vs Portal Pick Up

Email encryption is an addressable standard for HIPAA compliance, but that doesn’t mean it’s optional. When sending sensitive data via email, it should be protected with encryption. However, there are many ways to send a secure email message and HIPAA does not require the use of a specific method. The two most common email encryption […]

February 8th, 2022

Should You Integrate Secure Email Sending with an EMR or EHR?

Email is the preferred medium for business communications. Although those in the healthcare industry face restrictions on how they can use email, it is a powerful tool if properly secured. By integrating secure email with an EMR or EHR system, healthcare organizations can automate communications to maximize efficiency. What Are EMRs and EHRs? Electronic medical […]