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Share patient info securely and efficiently with Accellion kiteworks
Posted by Accellion Team
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation—a network of 11 hospitals, trauma centers, neighborhood health centers, nursing homes, and post-acute care centers. The integrated health care system provides essential services to more than one million New Yorkers...
Public cloud data breach
Posted by Izak Bovee
There’s an alarming trend in IT security breaches lately. IT administrators are posting confidential data to cloud servers where the data has little to no protection from hackers and other unauthorized users. In June, Deep Root Analytics, a data firm working on behalf of the Republican...
Protecting patient data is complex but also critical
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Accellion is pleased to announce an upcoming webinar featuring Soma Bhaduri, Director of Information Security and Risk Management with New York City Health & Hospitals (HHC) and Jason Bradt, Chief Medical Officer with Concentric Operations Group. The webinar takes place August 10 th at 1pm EDT...
kiteworks' New User Interface
Posted by Jeremy Fong
Earlier this month, Accellion introduced a new user interface (UI) for its content collaboration platform, kiteworks. We spoke with Jeremy Fong, a Director in Accellion’s Product Management group, about the refresh, some of the new features and how the new UI has been received. What prompted...
Universal Bankers and Secure Content Collaboration
Posted by Bob Ertl
“Branch transformation” is a hot topic in retail banking, and for good reason. Since the advent of mobile banking, branch traffic has declined significantly with no indication of this trend slowing down or reversing course. Times have changed, and branches need to change, too. But banks...
Weak cloud security can lead to critical data loss
Posted by Accellion Team
On June 12, 2017, Chris Vickery, a cyber-risk analyst with security firm UpGuard Cyber Risk made a startling discovery: a Republican data firm called Deep Root Analytics, acting on behalf of the Republican National Committee (RNC), had posted a 1.1 TB database with detailed records on 198 million...
Electronic Medical Record
Posted by Marianna Prodan
The American healthcare industry is undergoing a decades-long transition from paper-based patient records to electronic medical records (EMR). EMR—also known as electronic health records (EHR)—fulfill one of the goals of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)...
AUXITEC
Posted by Accellion Team
AUXITEC Ingénierie, a French leader in proximity engineering, provides project leadership and global project management services. Founded in 1964, the company provides high-level expertise in construction, civil engineering, industrial engineering and information systems and prides itself on...
Acellion kiteworks receives FedRAMP authorization
Posted by Frank Balonis
We are delighted to announce our secure content collaboration platform, Accellion kiteworks, is now authorized with FedRAMP. For the uninitiated, FedRAMP is a rigorous security assessment and authorization framework developed by cybersecurity and cloud experts from a number of government agencies...
ransomware
Posted by Izak Bovee
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re familiar with the WannaCry ransomware attack that was launched recently. On the off chance you have been living under a rock, let’s get you caught up: an exploit identified by the NSA, and later compromised by hackers, was leveraged...
County of Sacramento
Posted by Accellion Team
The County of Sacramento is home to nearly 2 million people as well as the California state capital. The County's administration employs thousands of people in over 30 departments, including Emergency Services, Transportation, Regional Parks, and Sanitation. To do their jobs, these employees...
Employees and Shadow IT
Posted by Andy Feit
A new survey by Dimensional Research finds that 72% of employees are willing to share “sensitive, confidential, or regulated company information.” Regulated information includes information such as customer records in financial services and Patient Health Information (PHI) in healthcare...
EFSS Best Practices
Posted by Andy Feit
Enterprise File Sync and Share, or EFSS, is a technology most enterprises prioritize, especially if those organizations exchange protected health information (PHI) or personally identifiable information (PII) internally or externally with any regularity. And for those businesses operating in highly...
Improving patient care with secure collaboration
Posted by Marianna Prodan
Indiana is known for a lot of things: Notre Dame football, the birthplace of James Dean and David Letterman, five U.S. vice presidents, the Indy 500, the Studebaker, Hoosiers , the first gas pump and machine gun, and lots more. Indiana isn’t however known for an overabundance of pediatric...
ensuring data loss prevention across the enterprise
Posted by Tejaswini Vadrevu
Data Loss or Data Leak Prevention, more commonly known as DLP, has been around a long time and it doesn’t take a computer scientist to understand why. As data breaches continue to occur in increasing frequency and sophistication, interest in DLP technology has exploded. According to Forrester...
cybersecurity in the Trump era
Posted by Accellion Team
Like any large modern organization, the executive branch of the U.S. federal government relies on technology to get its work done. That technology includes mobile devices, Wi-Fi networks, email servers, databases, and other IT solutions that would be familiar to any enterprise CIO or CSO. The...
even fine watch makers need to collaborate securely
Posted by Accellion Team
This Accellion customer (they have asked to remain anonymous) is a leading manufacturer of luxury wrist watches and is one of the world’s most recognizable brands. A lot more goes into producing fine wrist watches than one would think. Sure, engineering, design, technology and craftsmanship...
Protecting EU citizens' data with GDPR
Posted by Accellion Team
We live in a world marked by extreme data generation and accumulation, fueled by our interaction with an increasing number of applications, systems and devices. It's hard to believe but IoT development and adoption is set to drive this increase in data generation exponentially further...
Supporting Abbotsford Police Department’s Investigative Teams
Posted by Accellion Team
Abbotsford Police Department serves the city of Abbotsford, British Columbia. With over 200 police offers, supported by another 200 staff and volunteers, Abbotsford PD is dedicated to providing the highest quality service to its residents with the goal of making Abbotsford the safest city in...
your legal data is at risk
Posted by Accellion Team
When it comes to the security of sensitive legal information, you don’t have to be a Panamanian law firm with star-studded clientele to have a huge target on your back. Recent breaches at some of the country’s most prestigious law firms, including Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Weil...
Embracing the Digital Transformation
Posted by Ajay Nigam
Lately when businesses have discussed improving the customer experience, increasing efficiencies, attracting and retaining talent, and generally staying competitive, the term “digital transformation” has come up. Like Web 2.0, cloud computing, and social media, digital transformation...
CJIS and Content Security for Mobile, Cloud-based IT
Posted by Izak Bovee
Criminal Justice Information (CJI) is data used in the practice of criminal justice, including the investigation and prosecution of crimes. Modern mobile and cloud technologies present law enforcement with new opportunities to capture and communicate CJI, potentially speeding investigations,...
Enhanced File Sharing and Collaboration Help Latham & Watkins Stay Productive and Secure
Posted by Accellion Team
Latham & Watkins is the world’s largest law firm by revenue. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the firm employs more than 2,000 attorneys in offices all around the world. With so many attorneys representing clients on a variety of legal matters, the firm generates a lot of content: contracts...
Aragon Research Globe for MCM
Posted by Accellion Team
We’re thrilled to announce Accellion has been named a Leader in Mobile Content Management by Aragon Research for the third consecutive year. 1 Mobile Content Management, or MCM, has evolved considerably in the last three years. Driving the evolution is the increased demand among organizations...