Apple iPhone Security: Devices In Australia Hijacked By Ransom Ware.

Let’s say you are the owner of one of the i-products: iPhone, iPad, or iPod (touch).  There are  Apple MDM products designed to secure these devices.  Likewise, Macintoshes can be secured using Apple’s File Vault 2, a disk encryption software that comes free with every Mac sold in the last two years. You’re feeling secure, […] read more

Data Breach Costs: Maricopa County Community College District Ups Its Breach-Related Costs Again.

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is making the news again… for the same data breach (yet again).  The site is reporting that MCCCD’s costs related to last year’s data breach has gone up yet once more, by another $2.3 million.  The college district has spent nearly $20 million since the data breach was […] read more

HIPAA Mobile Encryption: OCR Director Says Encryption Is Your Best Defense.

Looking over my newsfeed, I see that many healthcare-focused sites have been proclaiming that the Feds are getting serious over missing laptops and pushing the story on the importance of HIPAA laptop encryption.  Earlier this month, the Health and Human Services Department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced million-dollar settlements with Concentra Health Services and […] read more