Ransomware and Data Extortion Group: Targeting Health Organizations

Ransomware attacks are among the most common ways cybercriminals coordinate attacks designed to obtain patient data. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, ransomware attacks more than doubled between 2020 and 2021 – from 158 in 2020 to 321 in 2021 – victimizing over 41 million individuals.

3 Red Flags that Your Server is Failing

Your server is the workhorse of your dental practice's computer infrastructure - storing, processing, and managing your network data, devices, and systems. Therefore, if your server fails it could mean expensive downtime and suffering for your practice.

The Risks of End-of-Life (EOL) Technology in Your Dental Practice

Nothing lasts forever. Technology is at the forefront of an ever-evolving world, and with that comes innovation. Therefore, manufacturers must evolve as well. Updates, storage, features, and more play a role in a manufacturer creating new products and sunsetting older versions.

Two-Factor Authentication [2FA] for Dental Practices

Over 60% of data breaches can be traced to weak credentials. Employees reuse passwords or create ones that are easy to remember. Many employees add a number to their passwords and increment them each time they are forced to make a password change. These practices make it easy for hackers to gain access to a network.

How Your Employees Can Participate in Cybersecurity

As a small- to medium-sized business (SMB) owner, keeping your dental clinic’s valuable data safe should be a priority. Cybercriminals often target SMBs and healthcare organizations because compared to larger corporations, these entities often lack the technology and manpower to run an efficient cybersecurity system, making them easier to infiltrate.

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