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1306, 2018

HIPAA Security: Don’t Neglect Physical Workstation Security Safeguards

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

With all the recent headlines regarding cyber security breaches, it is easy for companies to forget about the physical security controls they must put into place. This crucial element of the HIPAA Security Rule will vary in implementation depending on [...]

3105, 2018

Three things healthcare organizations can do to help protect their organizations from cyber risk and security breaches

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Healthcare, Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

By Oli Thordarson, CEO of Alvaka Networks I was recently asked to write a short column on “What three things healthcare organizations can do to help protect their organizations from cyber risk and security breaches?” for the ABL Organization. It [...]

1405, 2018

Legal quicksand: Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements – Part 2

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Typical Shrink-Wrap Terms and Conditions While the type of terms and conditions found in shrink-wrap agreements vary greatly from vendor to vendor, there are a number of common themes. In general, shrink-wrap agreements include the following potentially problematic terms: [...]

1405, 2018

Legal quicksand: Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements – Part 1

By | May 14th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements are the fine print you see, among other things, when you click through terms and conditions in accessing an online service (e.g., in connection with a cloud computing service) or as part of the installation [...]

2604, 2018

DFARS 252.204-7012: Terms to know

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DFARS 252.204-7012 requires that, as a DoD contractor, your organization and your subcontractors must obtain certification of compliance. The deadline has now passed to meet DFARS compliance rules that put cybersecurity safeguards on what the U.S. government calls 'controlled unclassified [...]

1804, 2018

8 early warning signs of IT disaster

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , |0 Comments

I am flattered to have provided input for a story by an author whose work I have read for years. His name is Dan Tynan, and he wrote “8 early warning signs of IT disaster” for CIO Magazine. Here is [...]