CFISA Blog

Why HIPAA Training Is Necessary

HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is an important federal legislation that, among other things, provides specific data privacy and security regulations to protect patients’ medical information. HIPAA compliance regulations have grown and evolved since the law passed, and today there are numerous requirements that all healthcare industry… Read more »

Device Management and IOT

Three Recommendations for IoT Security Criminals are now relying increasingly on ways to hack your devices.  Each of us plays a responsible part in ongoing security awareness training and best practices to secure the Internet of Things – IOT. Staying current with the latest scams and sharing this information with your family, friends and co-workers… Read more »

What are you doing to help protect the Critical Infrastructure?

As a citizen in the United States, whether we know it or not we all have a role to play in protecting the critical infrastructure.

We see almost daily in the news that citizens in the U.S. are being targeted in cyber-attacks by terrorist groups, Nation States and organized crime groups.

These groups use cybercrime to advance their goals and victimize U.S. citizens and attack our critical infrastructure. Everyone in the U.S. now has a role to play to protect against cybercrime and identity theft.

Memorial Day Lessons For Your Business

Memorial Day is a valuable holiday to reflect on those that have served our Country. As we think about this holiday let’s also consider ways to learn from the past and to put these lessons to use in the future.

In thinking about our military, we can take some valuable lessons on the way our military and soldiers are trained and deployed to protect our country.

When our Countries’ new soldiers start their military service, they attend some form of “boot camp”. Boot camp training can be seven to twelve weeks of intensive training depending on the branch of service. The purpose of this intense training is to provide many skills that most Americans do not have growing up.

How do you train an 18-year-old to run towards gunfire instead of away from it?

This act would seem to defy all logic and clearly goes against all human instinct. Boot camp training provides a form of psychological reprogramming to overcome normal human instinct. Through drills and repetitive training recruits are trained to react in new ways and respond as a team towards the attack.

Cyber Security Awareness Training Alert – Executive Impersonation Fraud

Cyber Security Awareness Training Alert –

Executive Impersonation Fraud

Executive impersonation scams are on the rise, costing businesses billions of dollars annually. Businesses of all sizes can be targeted and fall victim to these crimes. Understanding how these crimes are committed and the numerous variations and vectors of attack will help reduce the possibility that your organization will fall victim.