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HIPAA Newsletter for Q1 2024

February 13th, 2024

Strengthening Healthcare Data Security: The Role of Authentication in HIPAA Compliance In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare technology, safeguarding patient information is of utmost importance. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data, and one crucial aspect of compliance is authentication. This article explores the significance […]

Breach Notification – ATS/Impact

January 3rd, 2024

Dear Loyola Community, On approximately November 17, 2023, Athletic Trainer Systems (“ATS”) notified Loyola University Chicago (“Loyola”) and Select Physical Therapy (“SPT”) of a data security incident. Since 2013, Loyola has retained SPT (and its predecessor, NovaCare) to provided athletic trainers to work with Loyola’s student athletes. As part of such work, SPT’s trainers log […]

Cybersecurity Safety for the Holidays

November 1st, 2023

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, but it’s also a time when cybercriminals ramp up their efforts to take advantage of unsuspecting individuals. As we prepare to embrace the Holiday spirit, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about online cybersecurity. In this article, we’ll explore the key steps to ensure a secure […]

Part Time Employment Offer Scam

October 11th, 2023

Kindly exercise caution in light of a phishing email currently circulating within our university community. The subject line reads as follows: “LUC APPROVED PART TIME EMPLOYMENT OFFER.” This fraudulent communication falsely suggests available positions at Loyola, seeking individuals characterized as “Highly intelligent and organized” to provide both personal and administrative support. It’s essential to note […]

HIPAA and College Students: Protecting Privacy in Higher Education

July 19th, 2023

HIPAA and College Students: Protecting Privacy in Higher Education The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is commonly associated with healthcare providers and the protection of patient data. However, its impact extends beyond hospitals and clinics, also reaching educational institutions where college students’ health information is involved. Understanding how HIPAA applies to college students […]

HIPAA and Ransomware: Protecting Patient Data in the Digital Age

July 19th, 2023

HIPAA and Ransomware: Protecting Patient Data in the Digital Age In today’s increasingly digitized healthcare landscape, the protection of patient data is of paramount importance. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) provides a comprehensive framework for safeguarding individuals’ medical information. However, the rise of ransomware attacks poses new challenges to maintaining the security […]

Social Media Safety

July 19th, 2023

Social media has become an integral part of college life for many students. From keeping in touch with friends and family to networking with potential employers, social media can be a valuable tool for college students. However, it is important for students to be aware of the potential dangers of social media and take steps […]

Cybersecurity Safety Tips

July 19th, 2023

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important, especially for college students. With so much of our daily lives being conducted online, it’s important to understand the risks and take steps to protect ourselves. In this article, we will discuss some important cybersecurity safety tips for college students. Please see the link below: 2023 […]

Latest “Too Good to be True” Phish Attempts to Steal Money

March 23rd, 2023

Once again we are seeing attempts to steal money from unsuspecting victims by giving away “free” musical instruments for a shipping fee. In all of these cases, there are no instruments and once the shipping fee is sent, the criminal gets away with your funds. Often once they get someone on the hook, they’ll ask […]

2023 January UISO Newsletter

2023 January UISO Newsletter

January 13th, 2023

Please see the link below for the 2023 January UISO Newsletter. 2023 January UISO Newsletter Preview of the Newsletter: