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2014-02-05 08:29:28

Company issues 4th annual report analyzing breaches of protected health information (PHI). Cites 138% increase in large PHI data breaches in 2013; calls out lack of encryption of laptops as major contributing factor. CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security assessments, today released its annual Breach Report 2013 - Protected Health Information. In the report, Redspin provides in-depth analysis of the...

2013-02-13 08:26:48

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of IT security assessments, has released its Breach Report 2012, Protected Health Information. The report examines a total of 538 incidents affecting over 21.4 million individuals since the interim breach notification rule under the HITECH Act went into effect in August 2009. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27730LOGO) "While the breach data shows improvement...

2013-01-08 08:25:21

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security assessments, today announced a new service that addresses the growing concerns over the security risks posed by the use of mobile devices in the workplace. Redspin's Mobile Device Security Assessment combines policy development and other operational considerations to help organizations enable the appropriate and secure use of mobile devices (including BYOD) by...

2012-10-18 07:24:57

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of information security assessments, today announced a new service that better informs hospitals about the risks of PHI data breach by their business associates (BA's). Redspin's new service provides a methodology for hospitals to evaluate their BA's internal controls while building an enterprise risk model to determine overall exposure. As a result, hospitals are then able to discuss specific,...

2012-08-03 02:25:52

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc. today was named to Outside Magazine's fifth annual "Best Places to Work" list. Redspin, a leading IT security assessment company based near Santa Barbara, California, was ranked No. 62 out of 100 selected companies. The full list of 100 best companies is available at www.outsideonline.com. Redspin's profile is included at:...

2012-06-20 02:30:53

CARPINTERIA, Calif., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security assessments, today announced a new assessment service that helps Fortune 1000 companies and other high profile organizations reduce their vulnerability to advanced persistent threats (APTs). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27730LOGO) APTs are generally defined as a group of sophisticated, determined and coordinated attackers (sponsored by foreign...

2012-02-01 05:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of IT security assessments, has released its Breach Report 2011, Protected Health Information. The report examines a total of 385 incidents affecting over 19 million individuals since the HITECH Act's breach notification rule went into effect in August 2009. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27730LOGO) "Information security data breach in healthcare has reached epidemic...

2012-01-10 05:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of IT security assessments, today announced it will offer expanded services in 2012 designed to improve the breadth and depth of IT security programs and practices currently in place in the healthcare industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27730LOGO) "Information security is the foundation for the successful implementation and widespread use of electronic health records...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of healthcare IT security assessments, today announced an expansion of its HIPAA risk analysis services to provide covered entities with increased focus on their risk of PHI data breach from their business associates. The Department of Health and Human Services' Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently reported that over 8 million individuals have been affected by major health information security...

2011-02-09 07:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, a leading provider of HIPAA risk analysis and IT security assessment services, today released an analysis of all protected health information breaches publicly recorded between August 2009 and the end of 2010, as per the interim final breach notification of the HITECH Act. The findings were based on 225 security breaches affecting 6,067,751 individuals. Redspin's analysis focuses on single breaches affecting more than 500...