Cybersecurity Newsletter

September 15th, 2021

In This Edition:

  1. [News] || Fitbit, Apple User Data Exposed In Breach Impacting 61M Fitness Tracker Records: An unsecured database containing over 61 million records related to fitness trackers and wearables exposed Apple and Fitbit users' data online.
  2. [Event] || Drive Away Unresolved IT Plans: In collaboration with NXT GEN Technologies and Fortinet, we all wanted to take an opportunity to invite a select few to a private, invitation-only event (invitations are subject to approval).
  3. [News] || HHS Cybersecurity Arm Warns Against BlackMatter Ransomware: The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center has released a warning about BlackMatter, a newly surfaced ransomware that the agency called "highly sophisticated" and "financially motivated."
  4. [Event] || 14th Annual CIO Council Golf Outing: In Support of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund, Welcome to the 14th Annual CIO Golf Outing! Your sponsorship dollars will contribute directly to the success of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund.
  5. [Blog] || Four Employee Training Options Available Now: Periodic security training for employees and management is a best practice in any organization in any industry. In highly regulated industries it is required. And with many parts of the economic landscape still moving slowly since the pandemic, the final months of 2021 are a perfect time to conduct that training.
  6. [Content Offer] || A Practical Guide To HIPAA - White Paper: 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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Fitbit, Apple User Data Exposed In Breach Impacting 61M Fitness Tracker Records

An unsecured database containing over 61 million records related to fitness trackers and wearables exposed Apple and Fitbit users' data online. Researchers with WebsitePlanet and security researcher Jeremiah Fowler discovered a non-password-protected database that contained tens of millions of records belonging to fitness tracking and wearable devices and apps. The unsecured database belonged to GetHealth, which offers a unified solution to access health and wellness data from hundreds of wearables, medical devices, and apps.

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

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Drive Away Unresolved IT Plans

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In collaboration with NXT GEN Technologies and Fortinet, we all wanted to take an opportunity to invite a select few to a private, invitation-only event (invitations are subject to approval). At this event, we want to appreciate a handful who have gotten to know each and every one of us and thank them for their continued support. This event is only for IT Decision-Makers.

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HHS Cybersecurity Arm Warns Against BlackMatter Ransomware

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center has released a warning about BlackMatter, a newly surfaced ransomware that the agency called "highly sophisticated" and "financially motivated." BlackMatter represents yet another ransomware gang to emerge onto the scene in the wake of REvil, which suddenly disappeared this summer.

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM BLACKMATTER

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14th Annual CIO Council Golf Outing

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In Support of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund, welcome to the 14th Annual CIO Golf Outing! Your sponsorship dollars will contribute directly to the success of the CIO Council Scholarship Fund which to date has awarded over 50 scholarships to deserving young students in the Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.

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Four Employee Training Options Available Now

 

Periodic security training for employees and management is a best practice in any organization in any industry. In highly regulated industries it is required. And with many parts of the economic landscape still moving slowly since the pandemic, the final months of 2021 are a perfect time to conduct that training.

These four security training options are available individually or can be bundled to optimize your time and budget. And they are available now, so schedule yours today.

 

 

 

READ ABOUT OUR FOUR TRAINING OPTIONS

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White Paper: 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.

By training your employees annually, you not only are following HIPAA requirements but also ensuring that every staff member understands and follows your policies and procedures. As a covered entity it is your responsibility to educate your employees about cyber risks that can affect your practice and clients.

 

ARE YOU FOLLOWING THESE GUIDELINES?

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

September 23rd, 2021

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October 1st, 2021

14th Annual CIO Council Golf Outing Jacaranda Country Club
 

 

24By7Security, Inc. is a full service Cybersecurity strategy, implementation, operations and training firm. We provide Cybersecurity and Compliance related services across all functions of the enterprise. Our Cybersecurity services include security risk assessments, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, social engineering testing, web application testing, policies and procedures, incident response management, forensics, cybersecurity awareness training, and more. Our Compliance services include CMMC Readiness, CFPB/DFA, FIPA, FERPA, SOC-SSAE 18, GLBA, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GDPR, ISO 27001, FFIEC, NIST-CSF, NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulations and others.

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