If your business handles protected health information (PHI), it’s your duty to take every step possible to ensure that your clients’ data is secured. Cybercriminals often target PHI because it contains personal, medical, and financial information that they can exploit for profit.
Bring your own device (BYOD) policies give employees the flexibility to use devices they are comfortable with while allowing businesses to reduce hardware spending. However, BYOD also carries plenty of security risks. Loss or theft of devices – Employees often bring their personal devices wherever they go.
Software developers and hackers are in a constant game of cat and mouse. When cyber-criminals find new security bugs to exploit, tech companies have to quickly release a solution that secures those vulnerabilities. Just this month, Microsoft released a patch to eliminate a Word exploit designed to steal user information.