RYUK: Healthcare on Alert

As if the COVID-19 pandemic were not enough to worry about, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security have issued an unprecedented warning of an “imminent cybercrime threat to US hospitals and healthcare providers.”   Intelligence indicates that a Russian ransomware group known as UNC1878 is planning to deploy ransomware nicknamed “Ryuk” to more than…

EMOTET: This Trick is No Treat

October is Cybersecurity month, so there’s no better time to talk about the scary reality of constant hacker attacks and threat actor tricks. While one should always be vigilant, every day, every email, this month you need to be especially diligent. The cybercommunity has seen a significant increase in the last few weeks of the…

Server Patching: Zerologon – Shrouded in Mystery

Good system security is based on good system management. But face it. Server patching can be every IT department’s nightmare. From the operating system to applications, server patching is never as simple as installing updates and performing a reboot. It’s time consuming, labor intensive, seemingly always risky, and it’s a detailed procedure made more complex…

Liberty Fox Technologies Joins GPMF Family of Companies

Liberty Fox Technologies, a leading software application developer and consultancy, has been acquired by Massachusetts-based GPMF Holdings as part GPMF’s continued expansion of its national healthcare IT ecosystem. Liberty Fox joins VertitechIT (infrastructure design and implementation), Nectar (digital health strategy consulting), baytechIT (managed services), and akiro (healthcare financial and business advisory services), as part of…

Cisco Global Healthcare Leader Launches New Independent Consulting Company Linking Technology and Healthcare Delivery

Holyoke MA April 2, 2020: Having played an integral role in shaping the worldwide healthcare strategy for Cisco and serving as a strategist and business adviser to healthcare, managed care, and Fortune 500 technology companies for two decades, Barbara W. Casey has been named Chief Executive Officer of Nectar Strategic Consulting. Nectar is a division of…