Ode to Austin

Austin. The Live Music Capital of the World, home to SXSW, a peculiar nesting place for bats, hometown to arguably the best barbecue in all of the nation (Franklin BBQ) and the place where the famous Austin City Limits Festival calls home. It’s not just these places, it also happens to be one of the two […]

Meet the man behind the curtain, Scrypt CEO, Aleks Szymanski

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” ― L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Contrary to the great words of L. Frank Baum, the man behind the curtain of Scrypt, Aleks Szymanski has a lot to be recognized for. He’s currently blending two companies together into one and taking the business into uncharted […]

Higher fines and increased enforcement…and we’re not just talking HIPAA

HIPAA fines by HHS OCR are set to reach record breaking levels with Jerome Meites, HHS Chief Regional Civil Rights Counsel, warning that penalties to date are “low compared to what’s coming up”. The caution from Meites should be met with trepidation by covered entities and businesses associates, with New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia […]

Are your cloud file sharing services secure?

Cloud-based file sharing services such as Dropbox and Google Docs offer solutions to many of the document management challenges faced by organizations; it can help to maximize productivity by providing a collaborative way of working, it cuts down on paperwork, and allows users to work remotely across a number of devices. However, hackers are viewing […]

No Robots. Just Humans. Meet the people behind Scrypt’s awesome customer support team

Editor’s note: Scrypt is starting a new series called ‘No Robots. Just Humans’.  Our goal is to offer you a look into the people who make Scrypt the special place that it has become.  Especially to the ‘family’ of people that come to work every day. One of the most frustrating things someone can experience […]

Anthem breach enforces the need for encryption at rest as well as in transit

Anthem, the second largest health insurer in the US, announced last week that personal information of up to 80 million customers and employees was the subject of a “very sophisticated external cyberattack”. There have been 40 million people affected by data breaches from multiple entities in the last decade; this breach has the potential to […]

Emerging concern coming from private litigation to BA’s and Covered Entities

Covered entities and business associates need to take extra precautions to protect patient personal health information (PHI), as penalties could be staggering. This has been highlighted recently in the Byrne vs. Avery Center case in Connecticut. Byrne sued the Avery Center for negligence after her personal medical information was disclosed to her ex-partner’s attorneys as part of […]

Scrypt lands in the top 10 of Greater Austin’s FAST 50

Last night Scrypt was recognized – along with 50 of our Austin business community peers – for our phenomenal growth over the past three years.  The Austin Business Journal FAST 50 named Scrypt as the eighth fastest growing small business in Central Texas. Scrypt has seen fantastic growth thanks to the hard work of a dedicated team […]

Exciting Times at Scrypt

Over the past five years Scrypt has experienced incredible growth, with more than 30,000 users across all fifty states. Mostly, we have been flying under the radar and refraining from tooting our own horn, because we have been focused on delivering to our customers the best, most secure document exchange experience available. Now it’s time […]