Patient Engagement

HIPAA, Telehealth and COVID-19

The Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently relaxed HIPAA enforcement: they won’t penalize providers who use tools for telehealth that are not HIPAA compliant. It makes ...

Are We Giving Up Our Privacy?

Every so often a tool takes off that suddenly everyone is using to communicate—one day it’s Google Hangouts, the next it’s Slack. Right now, that tool is Zoom, even though Skype and ...

5 Tips for Remote Work

In an effort to contain the Coronavirus, businesses are increasingly ordering employees to work from home. For many workers this transition can be challenging – only a third of employees in the ...

Controlling the Narrative

We live in an age where businesses are constantly on the alert for information leaks: consider the landmark Sony Hack to the recent Tesla emails. The challenge for businesses is staying in ...

Lessons from the Louisiana Ransomware Attack

When a ransomware attack hit the state of Louisiana this week, affecting some of the state’s server computers, the government responded by taking its servers down. The move was a pre-emptive one, ...
Incident Response

Five Tips for Rapid Communications When an Incident Hits the Water Distribution System

From natural disasters to oil and chemical spills to terrorist attacks to cyberattacks, water distribution systems have to be prepared for a variety of challenges that could contaminate or disrupt the water ...
5 Tips to Protect Your Reputation When a Crisis Hits

5 Tips to Protect Your Reputation When a Crisis Hits

These days crises like breaches, ransomware attacks and natural disasters have become all too common and businesses have to contend with keeping core operations running and addressing any reputation fallout that comes ...
Five Takeaways from “Confidential Conversations: Are They Actually Possible?”

Five Takeaways from “Confidential Conversations: Are They Actually Possible?”

Last week, our CEO Galina Datskovsky and global security expert Paul Viollis hosted a panel titled “Confidential Conversations: Are They Actually Possible in Our Technological Age?”. We were lucky to be joined ...
Completing Your Circle of Care with Vaporstream Secure Messaging

How Senior Living Can Use Smartphones to Streamline Their Communications

Providing patients in senior living with quality care is a team effort—and that team is diverse. It can include multiple doctors, nurses, other caretakers and, of course, the patient’s family. While keeping ...
Who’s Listening? When Voice Assistants Invade Your Privacy

Who’s Listening? When Voice Assistants Invade Your Privacy

Just this January, Apple featured a billboard at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. “What happens on your iPhone stays on your iPhone,” the billboard stated. The recent news that Apple ...