The CynergisTek Blog

Read the latest blog posts by CynergisTek’s team of experts related to healthcare security, privacy and compliance. Have a topic that you would like us to cover? Email us to tell us what you are interested in.

Documentation: The Necessary Evil of IT

One of the most dreaded terms in the world of information technology and security (IT/IS) is “documentation”. Not because it isn’t massively helpful to everyone, or really for any reason other than it is

By |March 5th, 2019|

2018 Educational Workshop Feedback

Cyber-attacks have been an increasing security and privacy threat to organizations, in fact the 2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Overview by Ponemon states that the health industry has one of the

By |January 17th, 2019|

Our Top Blog Posts from 2018

There were many changes within the healthcare industry, as well as a number of legislative changes in 2018. Throughout the year, our team of industry experts authored blog posts discussing these topics, offering their

By |January 10th, 2019|

Bankers Life Affected By Hacking Incident

Marti Arvin, CynergisTek’s VP of Audit Strategy, recently sat down with Marianne McGee of Healthcare Info Security and exchanged some comments about yet another large breach caused by a hacking incident. On October 25, 2018, Bankers

By |January 10th, 2019|

Zero Days vs. Standard Ways

A few days ago, a new vulnerability was found that affects the security of encrypted data, specifically on full-disk encrypted drives using hardware encryption protocols. For some time now, it has been considered best

By |January 10th, 2019|