Log4j Updated: How To Ask Your Provider For Remediation

About a week ago, we posted a blog detailing the Apache Log4j vulnerability and the necessity of contacting your software and website vendors regarding what, if anything, has been or needs to be done regarding this issue. If you still have not contacted your vendors, an example email for remediation can be seen below. Bolded […]

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Knowledge of The Basics: Comparing An RFI, RFQ & RFP

What are the differences between a request for information, request for quotation and a request for proposal? Which request is best suited for specific scenarios? Sign up today to receive your educational guide on RFIs, RFQs and RFPs.

NYS Hero Act: You Need to Comply– Here’s How

The New York Health and Essential Rights Act (NY HERO Act) mandates new workplace health and safety protections in response to the pandemic. All employers are to implement these workplace safety plans, after COVID-19 was designated as an airborne infectious disease under this act. In conjunction with the NYS Department of Labor (NYS DOL) and […]

Flour City Growlers Is Your Place For Any Custom Glassware Needs

Since 2013, Flour City Growlers (FCG) has been specializing in customized growlers and glassware with an attentive eye to quality and detail. Located in the CanalSide Business Center in Rochester, NY, Flour City Growlers utilizes screen printing and sandblasting to decorate their bottles, tumblers, mugs, and more. They are committed to delivering great products at […]

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Data Liability – Why Old Media May Cost You Thousands

Employees and clients may come and go throughout the lifetime of a business, but that doesn’t mean their data leaves with them. Billing documents, personal health information, and other records need to be kept electronically and digitally to comply with local, state and federal laws. While keeping data is necessary to prevent any legal issues, […]

Sizable Amount of PS4’s Used For Risky Crypto Mining Scheme

PlayStation 4 consoles were seized in Ukraine after an underground cryptocurrency operation was discovered last week. For those not in the know, cryptocurrency is a payment system that uses blockchain technology as an exchange system online for products or services. Real currency is exchanged for cryptocurrencies, which can act as tokens, in order to pay […]

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Do You Have A Security And Privacy Officer? Why Do You Need One?

In order to maintain cybersecurity best practices, your organization should consider the roles of both a Security Officer and a Chief Privacy Officer. Data security is necessary for protecting any information your organization handles. It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a highly-regulated industry and need to maintain strict compliance (HIPAA, PCI-DSS, etc.) or just a […]

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Best Policies and Procedures for GDPR Compliance

If you live in the United States and do any sort of business handling data from those within the European Union, you need to disclose which data you collect and for what purpose. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018, and is considered the toughest security law in the […]

HIPAA Business Agreements: Easy to Understand Basics

If you’re part of an organization that works closely with ePHI (electronic protected health information), you’ll need to understand the responsibility you bear when it comes to patient data. Both covered entities (CE) and business associates (BA) need to be part of a business associate agreement (BAA) as outlined by HIPAA policies. This blog post […]