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09/22/17

  10:31:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 274 words,  
Categories: Security, Third party administration, Compliance, MedBen Employees

Fraker, Crain Moderate SPBA Conference Sessions

MedBen Vice President of Compliance & Chief Privacy Officer Caroline Fraker was among the session moderators at the Society of Professional Benefit Administrators (SPBA) Fall Conference on September 13-15, 2017. Fraker has served as a SPBA board… more »

09/06/17

  09:50:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 200 words,  
Categories: Security, Privacy

For MedBen, Your Data Security Is an Ongoing Commitment

No business is more acutely aware of the importance of data security nowadays than those in the health care industry. With ransomware becoming more prevalent, the need for heightened measures has never been greater... and for years, MedBen has been… more »

08/11/17

  07:30:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 316 words,  
Categories: Security, Research, ISO

MedBen Uses Technology, Training to Protect Your Personal Data

While ransomware attacks have increased during the first half of 2017, accidental data breaches caused by employee error are also a serious problem, according to new research by Beazely, a breach insurance company. As reported by Benefits Pro, employee… more »

01/20/17

  10:50:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 251 words,  
Categories: News, Security, Privacy

Cyberattacks Show No Signs of Stopping, So MedBen Remains Vigilant

As we've seen in the headlines repeatedly these days, even high-level government agencies are vulnerable to cyberattacks. For MedBen, it serves as a continual reminder that there is no comfort level when it comes to security ‒ rather, an effective… more »

08/04/16

  03:25:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 243 words,  
Categories: News, Security, Privacy, Research

Ransomware Threats Require a Strong Defense

When it comes to matters of personal security, sometimes common-sense solutions are the most effective ‒ which is why MedBen performs full backups of electronic client data and stores it offsite at a secure location. Recent ransomware outbreaks… more »

05/05/16

  04:20:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 254 words,  
Categories: Security, Privacy

MedBen Continues to Find Ways to Safeguard Your Data

At MedBen, we continually evaluate and make changes our its data security procedures. As the threats have grown, we have been proactive in finding ways to stop them. MedBen approaches security from three perspectives: external, internal and physical.… more »

04/19/16

  04:22:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 258 words,  
Categories: News, Security, Privacy

Ransomware Presents Latest Challenge to Cybersecurity

Health care security concerns continue to capture the media's attention, as the term "ransomware" has quickly entered the vernacular. It's a growing problem that demands constant attention... which is why MedBen maintains a multi-pronged response to… more »

02/19/16

  10:41:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 241 words,  
Categories: News, Security, Privacy

MedBen Uses Multiple Means to Guard Against Cyberattacks

A hospital in Los Angeles made national headlines this week when, following a cyberattack that disabled the facility's computer devices for over a week, it paid a $17,000 ransom to regain system access. However unusual the circumstances may seem, the… more »

08/05/15

  11:14:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 224 words,  
Categories: Announcements, News, Security, Privacy

MedBen Puts Its Cybersecurity Measures To The Test

A new report says that only a small fraction of businesses are fully prepared to deal with cyber attacks. MedBen counts itself among them. According to BenefitsPro, the report by consulting firm Accenture found that only about half of the 900 companies… more »

02/11/15

  09:47:00 pm, by MedBen5   , 456 words,  
Categories: News, Security, Privacy

At MedBen, Your Data Security Is A Top Priority

Last week’s disclosure that a major health insurer was hit by a massive cybersecurity breach has led to renewed media attention about the measures that benefits management companies are taking to protect their customers' personal information –… more »