Staying Ahead of Phishing Email Attacks

Malicious email attacks continue to be a common security threat to individuals and businesses, with small businesses being targeted most often. Email messages asking recipients to click on unknown links or attachments are especially dangerous because the sender oftentimes impersonates a leader or another member of your organization.  Common requests can include: Making a financial […]

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Data Security & Healthcare Compliance

Nashville is home to an extremely healthy healthcare industry. The nearly 400 healthcare companies that are based in Nashville contribute more than $38 billion and 250,000 jobs to the local economy. It is the area’s largest and fastest growing employer, and it has an increasing dependence on technology. Between hospitals, research facilities, private practitioners and [...]

Would Your Systems Be Able to Prevent a Cyber Attack?

Recently, a virus known as “CryptoWall” infected the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office. This virus was able to encrypt a large number of critical files on the department’s network, and thus rendered them inaccessible. The hacker demanded a ransom of $572 to decrypt the files, giving the virus its nickname “Ransomware.” The department chose to pay […]

Keep Your Online and Electronic Health Care Data Safe

This post also appeared in The Tennessean, where Concept Technology has a bi-weekly feature in the Business section. “Let’s talk health care.” That short sentence has sparked some of the most engaging social, economic, ethical and political conversations over the past few years, and the conversations keep on coming. You’d be hard pressed to find someone […]