Blogs and/or news related cyber security, cyber breaches and cyber insurance
hpatel2018-10-04T04:20:44+00:00October 4th, 2018|
Cyber liability coverage is Data liability coverage. As an Optometrist, you own your patients data, whether in paper or electronic format. This includes your patient’s credit card information as well as personally identifiable information. If patient paper files are stolen or if your system is breached and records are stolen, by law you are responsible […]
hpatel2017-12-18T18:45:28+00:00November 10th, 2017|
Be Cyber Smart
Cyber-security has become a crucial issue for many healthcare organizations in 2017. To exploit the vulnerabilities of information systems in any possible way, many acknowledged attacks made the headline news this year. Healthcare organizations, such as Optometric practices are some of the entities the patients trust the most and that hold the most […]
hpatel2017-11-10T22:25:10+00:00April 7th, 2017|
Cyber Extortion or Ransomware is the fastest growing segment of cyber-crime. In the first quarter of 2016 alone there were more reports of cyber extortion than for the entire year of 2015 combined, with small health care offices being at the top of the list of those targeted.
What Can You Do To Protect Your Business?
hpatel2017-11-10T22:26:58+00:00July 17th, 2015|
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2015
The cost of data breaches in the United States has been rising steadily. Illegal attempts to obtain private information from businesses and individuals have continued to increase in number and severity. Small businesses, especially those in the medical industry due to the passage of the HIPPA/HITECH rule in 2013, are facing […]
hpatel2017-11-10T22:27:05+00:00February 17th, 2014|
Businesses should take caution and consider several things before choosing an insurance partner to comply with Cyber Security issues as well as new or impending legislation. With all the media attention on data breaches, many insurance companies are “jumping on the bandwagon” to sell insurance coverage for this product, which is now in the spotlight […]
hpatel2016-12-21T06:55:46+00:00July 3rd, 2013|
In light of the new legislation enacted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in January 2013, the Optometric Protector Plan reached out to carrier partners to provide HIPAA HITECH Data – Breach Cyber Liability compliance for clients. All practices must be compliant with the new HIPAA HITECH laws by September 23, 2013.