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HIPAA Covered Entity: Know How to Respond to a Cyber Security Incident

Posted by Jyothish Varma on Jan 18, 2018 9:33:59 AM

Know How to Respond to a Cyber Security Incident

Organizations that fall under the purview of HIPAA have to respond quickly to a cyber attack. The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a step-by-step guide to aid organizations. As a covered entity, your organization must have a contingency plan and incident procedures in the event of a security breach.

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Topics: Information Security, Incident Response, Threat Management, Healthcare, HIPAA

Estimating Total Cost of Ownership of Your SIEM Deployment

Posted by Jyothish Varma on Aug 18, 2017 11:15:33 AM

Are you in the market exploring options for security log monitoring and management? If so, I’m sure you are inundated with requests for a meeting from various SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) vendors.

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Topics: Security Monitoring, Managed Detection & Response, Information Security, Threat Hunting, Incident Response, Threat Management

NetWorks Group is Hiring: Come Join Our Team!

Posted by NetWorks Group on May 6, 2013 9:17:00 AM

If you're a fan of delicious restaurants, awesome concert venues, Big 10 sports, or just a bike-friendly city, then you should probably be working with us in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. The team at NetWorks Group works at the corner of Main and Huron, a central-point to blocks of great places to shop, eat, and relax at. Located a short distance from the University of Michigan, NetWorks Group benefits from the feeling of both a college-town and an active business hub for southeastern Michigan. For a vibrant mixture of cultures, architecture, and activities, Ann Arbor is hard to beat!

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Topics: Security Monitoring, Managed Detection & Response, Ethical Hacking, Device Management, Information Security, Threat Hunting, Vulnerability Management, Security Architecture Review, Compliance, Penetration Testing, Incident Response, Threat Management

Hiring an Ethical Hacker: Tips for Success

Posted by NetWorks Group on Apr 23, 2013 10:41:00 AM

At a recent ISSA Motor CIty chapter meeting one of our Sr. Security Engineers, Mark Stanislav, presented his thoughts on how the process of hiring Ethical Hacking (EH) services could be better accomplished by an organization who may not be familiar with doing so. During Mark's presentation he outlined ten big-picture topics and sub-points to each, covering a broad set of ideas. We thought we'd share some of those points today in a post regarding this crucial and sometimes complicated process. If your company is trying to hire penetration testing services (or other EH projects), we hope these notes may give you a bit better of a sense of what to expect and how to ensure success with your project.

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Topics: Ethical Hacking, Penetration Testing, Incident Response

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