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1107, 2018

How Does GDPR Affect Companies Doing Business in California?

By | July 11th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Most people received updated privacy notices from several websites they frequently visit over the last several weeks, but very few know why they received them. Most of it was prompted by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), that was approved [...]

2806, 2018

Six of the Most Dreaded IT Projects

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog, Articles|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Written by Dan Tynan (Writer, Editor, and Consultant). Originally posted on on June 25, 2018. Alvaka Networks CEO, Oli Thordarson, and CTO, Unnar Gardarsson, contribute to this discussion on what projects IT professionals dread the most. The projects that most IT [...]

2106, 2018

Companies risk being held ‘hostage’ by IT without proper IT process documentation

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Alvaka Networks Blog|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Written by Kevin McDonald, Alvaka Networks. Originally published April 2016 on TechTarget. Kevin discusses the crucial role of IT Process Documentation. It seems that not a day passes without news of another high-profile hack, embezzlement of monies and data, or even [...]

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: [...]