Cybersecurity Newsletter

May 11th, 2022

In This Edition:

  1. [News] US Offers $15M Reward For Information About Conti Ransomware: The US is offering up to $15 million for information about Conti ransomware, a group that claimed responsibility for at least 16 cyberattacks against US healthcare entities.
  2. [Event] HFMA Spring Conference & Annual Meeting: Ransomware is the tool of choice for bad actors. Ransomware has taken the proportions of a pandemic affecting innumerable computer users, healthcare systems, and hospitals
  3. [News] Tech Giants Expand Support For 'A Passwordless World': Apple, Google, and Microsoft plan to implement capabilities that will allow users to sign into websites and applications without a password.
  4. [Event] 2022 NYS Cybersecurity Conference: The 24th Annual New York State Cybersecurity Conference and 16th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA ‘22) is a two-day event co-hosted by the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, the University at Albany’s School of Business, and The NYS Forum, Inc.
  5. [Blog] Spoofed Websites and Spoofed Emails Not Funny: The art of spoofing has been around since time immemorial, or so it seems. Spoofing can take a humorous form as a comedic device that mimics and exaggerates a celebrity’s unique quirks or features.
  6. [Content Offer] White paper: Practical Guide to HIPAA: Some people mistakenly believe that a HIPAA risk assessment is a one-time practice. Not only is it a recommended practice to conduct a risk analysis or assessment on an annual basis, but for some agencies and incentive programs, it is a requirement for attestation.
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US Offers $15M Reward For Information About Conti Ransomware Newsletter GRAPHICUS Offers $15M Reward For Information About Conti Ransomware

The US State Department is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the identification of key leaders in the Conti ransomware group. The Department is also offering a reward of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual participating or conspiring to participate in a Conti variant ransomware operation.

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To compensate for the lack of resources and rising healthcare costs, the healthcare industry is leveraging Internet connectivity to improve patient safety and patient care. This level of connectivity and advancement has led to the rise of ransomware which is focused on stealing patient data, hacking into medical devices, and stealing the intellectual property of the pharmaceutical industry. 

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Tech giants expand support for a passwordless world Newsletter GRAPHIC

Tech Giants Expand Support For 'A Passwordless World'

Apple, Google and Microsoft announced Thursday that they planned to expand support for a common standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium that does not require a password to sign in. The FIDO Alliance – whose executive council comprises Srinivas along with representatives from Microsoft, Amazon, Intel, Thales and NTT DoCoMo – has been working toward a passwordless authentication protocol since 2012.

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The 24th Annual New York State Cybersecurity Conference and 16th Annual Symposium on Information Assurance (ASIA ‘22) is a two-day event co-hosted by the New York State Office of Information Technology Services, the University at Albany’s School of Business, and The NYS Forum, Inc.

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Spoofed Websites and Spoofed Emails Not Funny GRAPHIC

 

Spoofed Websites and Spoofed Emails Not Funny

 

The ugly side of spoofing can be found on today’s digital stage, where cybercriminals masquerade as individuals or organizations we trust, such as banks, government agencies, and similar resources. The purpose of digital spoofing is to dupe unwitting individuals into taking actions that aid and abet the cybercriminals—and usually hurt the victims.

 

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A Practical Guide to HIPAA Compliance

 

The Federal Government has specific HIPAA requirements that include annual HIPAA training. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as part of HIPAA Administrative Safeguards, all covered entities must train all workforce members regarding their security policies and procedures.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

May 15th, 2022

HFMA | Spring Conference & Annual Meeting The Vinoy Renaissance - St. Petersburg

May 20th, 2022

10th Annual Golf Tournament & Scholarship Fundraiser Plantation Preserve, Plantation

June 7th, 2022

2022 NYS Cybersecurity Conference Empire State Plaza Convention Center

June 16th, 2022

43rd Recognition of Excellence Ceremony Signature Grand - Davie

June 20th, 2022

CELAES 37th Bank Security Conference 2022 Trump National Doral Hotel

 

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