Hacker Tracker | May in Review

Where are we in the world of cybersecurity? It’s easy to miss the cybersecurity threats and attacks happening right in our “backyard”. Our goal at PK Tech is to educate and offer proactive steps for cybersecurity safety. It’s important to be aware–without being afraid–of the cybersecurity threats that are real threats for your business. PK […]

5 Tips for Hiring a Service Provider for Top Cybersecurity If You’re a TPA

If you are a TPA  managing sensitive financial information, cybersecurity should be at the top of your priority list. We live in a world of growing cybersecurity risk and constantly changing compliance regulations. Working with an IT company that can provide best-in-class cybersecurity is vital to your security and success. The Employee Benefits and Security […]

Top 7 Security and Risk Management Trends for 2022

Gartner recently identified the top security and risk management trends for the year. Gartner provides expert guidance and tools to enable faster, intelligent decisions and more robust performance for organizations nationwide. According to Gartner’s report, there are seven key trends that security leaders need to address as they respond to cybersecurity threats in 2022. Let’s […]

New Guidelines for TPAs: Here’s What You Need To Do

Are you a TPA? If yes, this blog is for you! In April of 2021, The Employment Benefits Security Administration within the United States Department of Labor released its first formal best practices cybersecurity guidance. These cybersecurity guidelines are still relevant to your business today. Let’s talk about why you should care and why it […]

Three Cybersecurity Trends CPAs Should Know About

The April tax deadline has come and gone, so now is the time for CPAs to address significant cybersecurity trends that emerged this year. These trends deserve immediate time and attention from both individual CPAs and larger accounting firms alike. Three Cybersecurity Trends CPA’s Need to Address ASAP:  Ransomware is here and is not going […]

Breach of a Mega-Dental Group Smile Brands Affects 2.5 Million

Smile Brands, one of the nation’s largest providers of dental support services, recently experienced a breach that affected over 2.5 million individuals. Smile Brands is based in Irvine, CA, and reported the ransomware incident in June 2021 after becoming aware of an attack on its computer systems in April of 2021. The breach affected the […]

HIPAA Enforcers Request 55% Funding Increase to Strengthen Enforcement

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is sounding the horn for change, claiming that the current fines in place for organizations are too low to spur necessary compliance (reference). In addition to asking for increased penalties, the agency asks for funding boosts and injunctive relief. Who is the OCR, and what is their current […]

PK Tech Completes HIPAA Compliance Process with Compliancy Group for Third Year

PK Tech has continued to demonstrate its good faith effort toward HIPAA compliance by completing Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA compliance process. PK Tech is pleased to announce that it has taken all necessary steps to prove its good faith effort to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Through the use of […]