Cheat sheet to the HHS privacy and security rules

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released a comprehensive guide to the  Privacy and Security of Electronic Health Information that covers a lot of ground in its 7 chapters and 60+ pages. Scrypt, Inc. created a cheat sheet that illustrates the key HIPAA rules around handling protected health information (PHI).

Government data breach linked to Anthem hack

Up to four million current and former federal employees may have been compromised following a breach of computer systems of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), making it the largest known cyberattack to occur on a federal network. The attack started in December of 2014 but was not discovered until April of this year. The […]

No Robots. Just Humans: Meet Mari Westberry

In our ongoing series called ‘No Robots. Just Humans,’ we 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. For the last four years, Mari has been a Scrypt Product Manager overseeing two of the […]

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 […]