Almost 2.6 Million Patients Sad as Smile Brands Breach Grows

A ransomware breach of Smile Brands that was first discovered in April 2021 now appears to have affected the protected health information (PHI) of at least 2,592,494 individuals according to an update filed with the Maine Attorney General’s office. Smiles Direct, an Irvine, California-based provider of support services for dental offices, discovered the breach on April 24, 2021, one day after cybercriminals [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:26-04:00May 2nd, 2022|

2022 Security and Compliance Tips, Threats, and Trends

As 2022 unfolds, the security and compliance threats to organizations and healthcare practices look a lot like a repeat of 2021: more ransomware threats, recycling old scams and finding new flaws to exploit.  Where should your focus be regarding 2022 security and compliance, and what are the best 2022 healthcare security tips to protect your organization?   2022 Security and Compliance Tips, [...]

2022-05-06T17:03:34-04:00February 28th, 2022|