Monthly Archives: November 2018

What you need to know about the PCI DSS and PII


Personally Identifiable Information (PII) can mean a number of things but is an important piece of any security or privacy-focused regulation, such as PCI DSS. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) comprises a set of policies and procedures that aim to protect credit, debit, and cash card… Read more »

How to secure e-PHI true to the Security Rule under HIPAA


When working for a care provider, it’s important you understand all of HIPAA’s requirements, but many of your responsibilities, as a security professional, reside in the Security Rule. Whether you work in the healthcare industry or have been reading up on the industry, you’ve probably heard the acronym HIPAA occasionally… Read more »

7 Ways to Tell your System is Compromised

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How do you tell if your computer or accounts have been hacked? When we’re using our home computers, we don’t have an IT department to reach out to in order to troubleshoot our systems, servers and wi-fi for us. Below are seven, ways to tell for yourself if your system… Read more »