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June is National Internet Safety Month

National Internet Safety Month is designated by the U.S. Congress and supported by the National Cyber Security Alliance. NCSA advises everyone to follow three easy steps before going online: Stop. Think. Connect.™ At Sentinel IPS, we couldn’t agree more. Stop. Every time you access the Internet is an opportunity for someone to adversely impact you. Not to be overdramatic, just be vigilant and aware of your surroundings. Understand the consequences of your actions and implications for your online privacy. [...]

By | 2017-10-17T08:41:07+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Network Security|Comments Off on June is National Internet Safety Month

Growing Number of HIPAA Breach Fines Enforced

Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) – a public health nonprofit was fined and paid a $400,000 penalty for allowing a hacker to access employee email accounts and obtain electronic protected health information (ePHI) of 3,200 patients. MCPN provides primary care, pharmacies, social work, dental and behavioral care to approximately 43,000 low income patients. MCPN reported the security breach in January 2012. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (OCR) found MCPN violated the HIPAA [...]

By | 2017-10-17T08:43:24+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Network Security|Comments Off on Growing Number of HIPAA Breach Fines Enforced

Sentinel IPS Launches CINS Army New Initiative

FOR RELEASE Contact: Ginny McAdams +1.972.991.5005 x114 [email protected] Sentinel IPS Launches CINS Army New Initiative Using specific and actionable data to strengthen collective IT network security   DALLAS – Dec. 13, 2016 – Sentinel IPS, a long-time sponsor of the Collective Intelligence Network Security (CINS) Army, announces a new initiative to foster intelligence gathering and data sharing among security providers for better IT network protection.   “Every day our Sentinel IPS devices detect more than a million unique events, [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:34:51+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sentinel IPS Launches CINS Army New Initiative

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Business concept photo.Businessman working investment project modern office.Touching pad contemporary laptop. Worldwide connection technology,stock exchanges graphics interface. Did you know October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? It’s an annual campaign to raise awareness of cybersecurity sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security. According to the DHS, “We live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The Internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not.” “National Cyber [...]

By | 2017-10-17T08:47:50+00:00 October 6th, 2016|General|Comments Off on National Cyber Security Awareness Month