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PHI

Medical Data Blackmail: Another Face of Data Breaches in the Digital Age

The interview and subsequent articles about Charlie Sheen’s disclosure of being the intended victim of medical data blackmail stirred dynamic discussions among my privacy and security …

Risk Management

Business Continuity Plans: Keep Calm and Carry On with Impact Mitigation

When the much threatened 9.0 quake hits the Pacific Northwest, your first reaction should be, “OMG, we’ve just had a mega-quake. I want to make …

Cybersecurity

Portland Business Journal Cybersecurity Thought Leader Forum

On July 9th the Portland Business Journal hosted a Thought Leader Forum on cybersecurity. I was honored to be one of the five local cybersecurity …

Risk Analysis

Healthcare Compliance: Meaningful Use & Risk Analysis

At the HCCA regional conference in Portland earlier this year, I heard that a speaker said that only the NIST 800 series risk analysis standard …