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Normalizing Breaches

In August of 2019, Facebook was the victim of a data breach that compromised information from 533 million people from 106 different countries.  Why is this in the news now?  Because the breach was addressed in a recent email from Facebook management, and that email was accidentally sent to a Belgium-based news outlet and, in that email, […]

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Why COVID-19 Highlights Urgent Need to Humanize and Modernize The Patient Financial Experience

It’s no secret that COVID-19 and the corresponding near-immediate economic catastrophe will be felt for significantly longer than the few short months it took to wreak its initial havoc. While losses hit businesses from “a to z” (…except maybe Amazon, ironically), hospitals and health systems tasked with treating the victims of this pandemic bear a […]

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Cryptocurrency 101

Cryptocurrency is a term that we hear all of the time, but many of us don’t seem to fully grasp what it is, and how it works.  We’ll take a look at it from a high level to provide some understanding.  Why? Well, it isn’t going away, and it only seems to be gaining popularity.  […]

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Oversharing

From patient experience to alerting the public about the pandemic, individuals and corporations are taking to the ‘digital airwaves’ of TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms to spread awareness and messaging. This sounds like a great idea.  You have essentially free airtime to a large audience, right? Well yes, but you also have the eyes […]

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Mobile Threat

Verizon recently released their 2021 Mobile Security Index report, and in it they summarize their research findings by looking at 856 IT professionals.  These are the people that buy, secure, and manage the mobile and internet of things (IOT) devices for their companies. In a year of firsts and unexpected experiences, what did they find? That the majority […]

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The Hacker Got Hacked

WeLeakInfo was a data breach site that offered paid subscriptions to users who could then access their searchable database which contained stolen records.  This now defunct site contained 12.5 BILLION records of data that was illegally obtained through various means.  This included names, phone numbers, addresses, passwords, and email addresses. Cybercriminals used this site as […]

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