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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...

2011-01-06 09:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc., a leading provider of penetration testing and IT security audits, today announced its "Top Ten" list of security issues for 2011. The company compiled the list based on major technology trends and informed by hundreds of successful IT security assessments over the past 2 years. John Abraham, Redspin's founder and CEO said "As technology use becomes more mobile and social, the line between personal and business use...

2010-07-27 08:00:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, a leading provider of information security assessment services today announced an additional HIPAA security assessment service offering for the healthcare industry segment. The service offering directly addresses requirements of the HIPAA security rule and HITECH act through a risk-based approach that identifies gaps and IT environment and HIPAA security rule requirements. "Hospitals and IDNs are faced with a challenging task as they...

2010-04-05 17:03:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc. today was named to Outside magazine's (www.outsideonline.com) third annual "Best Places to Work" list. Redspin was ranked No. 24 out of 50 selected companies. The full list and related story will be published in the May issue of Outside magazine, available on newsstands April 13, 2010. "We're thrilled to be recognized for the second year in a row as one of the 'Best Places to Work' in America," said CEO John Abraham. "Everyone on...

2009-09-14 06:30:00

CARPINTERIA, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Redspin, Inc. is a computer information security assessment firm, which is usually the kind of cocktail party pick-up line guaranteed to send the girls home for a nap. But these white hat hackers get to do more than just sling code all day - they get to go undercover. Social engineering is a security term used to describe the manipulation of people to get information, data, or system access; the classic con game updated for the Internet age....

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