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Navigating New OCR Guidance on Ransomware: 4 Critical Takeaways

The verdict is in: after much deliberation, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) confirmed that a ransomware attack should be classified as a breach of electronic protected health information (ePHI) under HIPAA, unless there is substantial evidence to the contrary. As we touched on in our previous blog, the OCR… Read More

How to Manage Cyber Health Risk: Delta Risk Execs Offer Their Insights in Health Law Handbook

Joseph Abrenio, Delta Risk VP of Commercial Services, and Chris Evans, Delta Risk VP of Solutions, have co-authored the chapter “Cyber Health Crisis: How to Manage the Risk” for the 2016 edition of the Health Law Handbook. The Delta Risk VPs collaborated with Quarles & Brady Partner Jennifer L. Rathburn to develop a cyber security chapter focused on… Read More

Cybertexas 2016 Sneak Preview

Cybertexas 2016 Sneak Preview

CyberTexas 2016 is kicking off on August 23, and the Delta Risk team will be front and center as a Gold sponsor and featured presenter. The seventh annual program will take place in downtown Alamo City at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This conference is hosted by The San Antonio Public-Private Cyber Community and the… Read More

Delta Risk Welcomes Allied Infosecurity

Today we announced the purchase of Allied InfoSecurity, a privately-held security consulting services firm based in suburban Philadelphia, PA. This is exciting news for us, as well as for our clients and the Allied InfoSecurity team. We share many common goals and a similar approach to our business, and our solutions are very complementary. Michael McKinley and Patty H. Pezely co-founded Allied… Read More

Could Test Data Be a Liability Under the New GDPR Framework? [Guest Blog]

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is a recently ratified legal framework that introduces wide-ranging reforms of the use of personal data about EU citizens. Finalized on April 14, the reforms aim to give individuals control over use of their personal data. The GDPR supersedes the International Safe Harbor laws that most companies in the US have been operating… Read More

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What’s Your Cyber Incident Response Plan? Delta Risk VP Discusses Effective Methods to Handle an Attack

Delta Risk VP of Solutions Chris Evans will lead a discussion at the (ISC)²® Alamo Chapter meeting on how organizations can leverage cyber exercises to handle cyber incidents as they unfold. Evans will guide meeting participants through the different stages of cyber exercises and the 10 most common pain points that are associated with incident… Read More