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CISA Act 2018

January 15, 2019

The CISA Act passing congress represents real progress in the national effort to improve our collective efforts in cybersecurity.

The United States House of Representatives voted unanimously on November 13th to pass legislation creating the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security.

The CISA Act, which passed the Senate [...]

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Revised Database Security Breach Notification Law

February 1, 2019

Bottom line, let’s sit down together and review or create some security procedures for your business.

As of August 1, 2018, according to ACT 382 of the Louisiana Revised Statute, "Any person that conducts business in the state or that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal information, or any agency that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal [...]

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Is your email protected from malware?

February 15, 2019

If you think you or your business is at risk for an IT security attack, call HiTech today to discuss your options.

Email is the ultimate gateway for ransomware, and studies suggest that 92% of ransomware attacks were delivered by email last year. If you think you or your business is at risk for an IT security attack, call HiTech today to discuss your [...]

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Amendments to Louisianas Database Security Breach Notification Law

March 1, 2019

Should there be a data security breach, businesses will have 60 days to make proper notification to the Louisiana Attorney General.

In the wake of the European Union's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards signed into effect amendments to Louisiana's Database Security Breach Notification Law. New amendments went into effect on August 1st, [...]

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We’re HIPAA compliant at HiTech, but what does that mean?

May 1, 2019

At HiTech, we have clients that deal with protected health information and it’s our job to ensure that all network security measures are in place and followed.

We're HIPAA compliant at HiTech, but what does that mean?
 
HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a standard set in place to protect sensitive patient data. At HiTech, we have [...]

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Reboot your Home and Office Network Router to get Russian Hackers Out

April 1, 2019

Temporarily... at least.

By now, you may have seen the headlines in the New York Times "F.B.I.'s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware" or USA Today's "FBI: Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of routers worldwide". If not, let me give you the quick facts.

On May 25th, 2018 the FBI released Public Service Announcement I-052518-PSA stating that [...]

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