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By Roger Murray | December 6th, 2017
For over 17 years TSI has partnered with the Foxboro Discretionary Fund to support our local community of families throughout the Foxboro area.
By Roger Murray | October 25th, 2017
It was reported yesterday that this year’s third major Ransomware incident – dubbed Bad Rabbit – began infecting a number of ‘high profile’ targets throughout Russia and greater Eastern Europe; specifically, Poland, Germany, the Ukraine, and South Korea. Based on the nature and characteristics of the attack, security experts are comparing it to the WannaCry and Petya ransomwares earlier this year.
Hilton Hotels reached a settlement this month with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan following two breaches in 2015. The settlement totaled $700,000
Whether you are moving to the cloud, refreshing equipment, moving offices and/or data centers, or simply cleaning house, properly discarding of old machines can be a tough task. The complexity of decommissioning IT assets only becomes more of a burden when you’re working in a highly regulated industry sector.
By Roger Murray| October 20, 2017
The need for strong security measures to protect sensitive government data from hackers has never been more pertinent. To address this problem, the Department of Commerce National Institute of Standards & Technology has released NIST Special Publication 800-171, Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Infromation Systems & Organizations. If you are a contractor to governmental agencies, SP800-171 impacts your ability to continue doing business with the Government unless you are compliant. Continued
By Roger Murray| December 5, 2017
Massachusetts has a high standard for consumer protection that most states look to as a source to frame their own laws. 201 CMR 17.00 requires any business that stores or licenses personal infromation of residents in the state to notify the Office Of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulation, as well as the Office of Attorney General and those affected, within a reasonable amount of time of suspecting a breach of security. The notifications must include... Continued
By Roger Murray| October 4, 2017
In 2016, the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) collected over 23 Million in Civil Money Penalties (CMPs) related to businesses violating patient data privacy provisions. Over half of the cases involved organizations who failed to even have a proper risk assessment conducted. The cost for violating HIPAA privacy protections continue to grow, which is why we decided to provide a list of the most common violations, as well as how to avoid them. Continued