Required reading for healthcare security professionals – highly recommended for everyone else.

Did you know that ransomware used to access personally identified health information is by far the most popular malicious code in the healthcare industry? The most critical step in defending your reputation and the security of your customers is managing the risks involved in collecting and storing protected health information (PHI).

Attackers are constantly after valuable digital assets. It doesn’t matter about a company’s location, size or industry. A critical step in defending your reputation and the security of your customers is managing the risks involved in collecting and storing personally identifiable health information. In the new Verizon Protected Health Information Data Breach Report (PHIDBR), Verizon security experts studied over 1,300 PHI data security incidents to provide companies with a detailed analysis of threat actors, their motives and tactics.

Click here to read the report (attach to PHIDBR PDF)

How are you protecting against today’s threats and preparing for tomorrow’s? Basic security is no longer sufficient; a shift in thinking is required. Move your security posture from defense to resiliency.

To best review your business needs, confer with an agnostic technology agent or consultant to gain a deeper overview of the wide range of solutions and how each one fits in with what you’re trying to accomplish. In addition to assisting you with procurement, they can also handle ongoing care.

Comtel Communications is a full-service consulting agency as well as a Verizon Platinum Preferred Partner. As a compliment to its business communications solutions, Simplicity VoIP offers a host of additional cloud and security technologies including Verizon solutions. Our team can help you explore the security options available to protect your business based on key priorities.

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About Comtel

Comtel Communications, a telecom/technology consulting agency based in Richmond, Virginia since 1991, provides best-in-class solutions and unbiased counsel to a diverse group of small, medium, and enterprise-level businesses, totaling more than $18.2M in annual billings. Leveraging unique access to 350+ national and international providers, Comtel benefits its clients through competitive quotes from multiple sources, to ensure their business goals are met with current and dynamic telecom and technology services. Acting as a partner, long after contracts are signed and services are deployed, Comtel offers superb back-office support to manage upgrades, track orders, and provide training to clients. 

Author: Amy Humphreys

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