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David Howard

David Howard is the VP of Business Development at NetWorks Group. He has over 20 years of experience building partnerships in IT and helping customers stay ahead of the bad guys. David has a degree from the University of Michigan and a management certificate from the Wharton School of Business. When he steps away from the keyboard, David is an avid runner, cyclist and amateur woodworker.
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Recent Posts

Security Threat Detection & Response for Healthcare Organizations

Posted by David Howard on Mar 20, 2018 11:36:51 AM

Why should Healthcare organizations should care about Managed Threat Detection & Response?

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Topics: Managed Detection & Response, Healthcare

Why You Should Be Concerned About HIPAA Security Rules Enforcement

Posted by David Howard on Dec 6, 2017 10:18:17 AM

With data breaches in the healthcare industry increasing exponentially, it's critical for those in leadership positions to get serious about HIPAA security and enforcement. You need to understand not only why HIPAA is important but how the rule enforcement process works and the penalties that can be implemented.

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Topics: Healthcare, HIPAA, Compliance, Information Security

The Importance of Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Posted by David Howard on Sep 5, 2017 10:19:00 AM
Healthcare data theft totaled more than 112 million records in 2015, according to the Office of Civil Rights. Moreover, 42.5 percent of all data breaches have occurred in the healthcare industry in the last three years, and 91 percent of healthcare organizations have reported at least one breach in the last two years. Hackers, unauthorized access from staff, improper disposal, data loss — all of these factors contributed to large-scale data breaches in hospitals and medical facilities across the United States. Now, more IT managers and administrators are investing in cybersecurity to safeguard patient data.
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Topics: Managed Detection & Response, Vulnerability Management, Compliance, Information Security, Healthcare

Is Your Collection Agency Business Secure From A Cyber Attack ?

Posted by David Howard on Jul 3, 2017 10:03:00 AM

Is Your Collection Agency Business Secure From a Cyberattack?

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Topics: Information Security, Managed Detection & Response, Ethical Hacking

Key findings from Verizon DBIR Report for the Insurance Industry

Posted by David Howard on May 2, 2017 2:10:00 PM

What the Verizon 2017 DBIR Means for You

Every year, Verizon publishes a new version of its Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). For its tenth year running, this report provides analysis on trends surrounding hacking and other data breaches during the past year.

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Topics: Information Security

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