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Why Your Vendor’s Errors Could Cost You Millions in HIPAA Fines

Next year, 80 percent of cloud data breaches could be a result of developer error. Building a healthcare product? Your third party vendor's errors could cost you millions in HHS fines if the data isn't encrypted.

Rebecca YarbroughMay 3rd, 2019
1 month
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HIPAA Compliance with Virgil Security: Flexible Tools to Secure ePHI

With Virgil Security's flexible encryption solutions, you can make any data flow or storage functionality HIPAA-compliant with our powerful developer tools.

Rebecca YarbroughApril 12th, 2019
2 months
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Announcing a Free WordPress Plugin to Protect Your User Passwords

One of the most common ways a Wordpress site is breached is via user passwords. Protect yourself with this free plugin that replaces salting and hashing.

Rebecca YarbroughApril 11th, 2019
2 months
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Facebook Mistakenly Stored ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of User Passwords as Plaintext

The exposure of millions of plaintext user passwords is another example of how password security is so complicated that even Facebook couldn't get it right.

Rebecca YarbroughMarch 25th, 2019
3 months
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Announcing PureKit, a New SDK for Protecting Passwords and Sensitive Data in Storage

PureKit replaces password hashing with a solution that prevents brute-force attacks on passwords and sensitive data stored in the database, and allows developers to instantly render a stolen database useless without any inconvenience to the end users. The Virgil Security PureKit SDK makes implementing PHE’s advanced cryptography possible to the average developer.

Rebecca YarbroughMarch 18th, 2019
3 months