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Assured SPC continues to grow and deliver security and privacy solutions for our clients.   And once in a while, we want to share some observations that we think will benefit you.

SolarWinds Orion Supply Chain Attack

SolarWinds Orion Supply Chain Attack

Learnings from the SolarWinds Orion cybersecurity attack  Some details on the SolarWinds attack are coming out.  Full details on the attack may not be fully understood for months. But we know it has been significant. I participated in an insightful webinar conducted...

Top 5 CCPA Privacy Do’s (and Don’ts)

Top 5 CCPA Privacy Do’s (and Don’ts)

There is a lot of talk about legal privacy requirements, the steps to implement a privacy program and technology that can assist.  Here is a list of what we consider the Top 5 Privacy must do’s or don’ts. 1. Get rid of personal information that does not have a...

CPRA and Data Breaches – no free lunch

CPRA and Data Breaches – no free lunch

Data breaches and the 30 day cure The California Consumer Privacy Act provides a business a 30-day cure period that consumers must give the business before suing for statutory damages. I’ve had many discussions with other security professionals about how long it takes...

What is Reasonable Security?

What is Reasonable Security?

Reasonable Security in the Law Many laws require that businesses implement “reasonable security” practices and procedures or reasonable security safeguards.   Some of these include GLBA, HIPAA, CCPA and the NY SHIELD Act.  Many find that the definition of reasonable...

Does HIPAA Apply to the President?

Does HIPAA Apply to the President?

The President and HIPAA There has been a huge trend over the last couple of days on Google and, I presume, other search engines for ‘Does HIPAA apply to the President?’ The short answer is YES. The Long Answer HIPAA affords all patients the same rights and...

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Internally, at Assured SPC, we talk a lot about security and privacy from many angles.   We are very passionate about both subjects, the laws and how to make this all easy and inexpensive for businesses. Sometimes we take the time to share the conversations here in our Blog.

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