We have dedicated relationships with our partners. Data Guardian Pros works with companies to address complex challenges of being HIPAA compliant.
Despite progress in risk protection, all computer networks are still exposed to many cyber threats. Anti-virus programs, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems do their best against cyber-attacks, such as viruses, phishing, hacking, malicious spams, but cannot be 100% effective. Therefore, a need for alternative cyberspace risk management must be considered.
Now, you may be saying to yourself at this point, “cyber criminals attack big corporations and banks, not a small dental practice like mine.” Dental offices hold a treasure trove of data. Names, health histories, addresses, birthdates, social security numbers and, in some cases, banking information are all gold mined by cyber criminals and dishonest employees. A data threat in your office will create a legal nightmare for your practice. Personal health information is 50 times more valuable on the dark web than financial information, and stolen patient records can make as much as $60 per record, according to HIT Consultant.
According to the cybersecurity company Herjavec Group, ransomware attacks on healthcare organizations will double by 2018 and quadruple by 2020. Cybercrime will cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021.
As a member with us, you have access to risk management protection provided by our partner EPRMA (Employment Practices Risk Management Association). EPRMA offers members not only a broad range of management training courses and risk management white papers but access to a highly skilled law firm helpline.
Our members have access to these additional services: online compliance materials, newsletters & threat alerts, training & awareness programs, specialist support for data security issues, and a data breach reporting hotline.
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