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The Rise of RaaS: The Real Cost of a Ransomware Attack

The Rise of RaaS: The Real Cost of a Ransomware Attack 736 310 Heather Post

Welcome to the DataMotion Blog’s third and final installment to the Rise of Ransomware as a Service series. Thus far, we have focused on what Ransomware as a Service is, examined some recent attacks and how they started, and explored…

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The DataMotion August Hot List

The DataMotion August Hot List 736 310 Andrea Meyer

Greetings, readers, and welcome to the DataMotion Hot List, where we recap the month’s news, updates, and content. This month, we delivered the final installment of the Danger for Data Series, shared 14 points of consideration when vetting an API…

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HIMSS 2021 Takeaways: Healthcare, Cybersecurity and Interoperability

HIMSS 2021 Takeaways: Healthcare, Cybersecurity and Interoperability 736 310 Doug Rubino

Team DataMotion recently attended the 2021 HIMSS (Health Information Management Systems Society) conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, August 9th-13th. While we did not host a booth this year, some of our team represented our company as attendees, and we wanted…

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Rise of RaaS: Consolidating the Vendor Risk Factor

Rise of RaaS: Consolidating the Vendor Risk Factor 736 310 Heather Post

In the first part of our Rise of Ransomware as a Service series, we learned RaaS enables organizations to purchase ransomware and gain hacking resources which were not accessible before. With heightened access to malicious software, a rise in ransom attacks…

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The Rise of Ransomware as a Service

The Rise of Ransomware as a Service 1024 432 Heather Post

From the attacks on SolarWinds to the JPS Meat Packing Company, the threat of a cyberattack has been democratized. Enterprises both large and small, across industries, have reported attacks and ensuing business disruptions, financial losses, and damaged reputations. In this…

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Choosing an API Company: 14 Points for Due Diligence

Choosing an API Company: 14 Points for Due Diligence 736 310 Alex Mushkin

Technical depth. Benefits. Security. These are a few things that you will have on a checklist when choosing an API company. As we mentioned in part three of the Danger for Data series, taking time for due diligence is essential…

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You Can Go Home Again: An Interview with Heather Post, Developer Advocate

You Can Go Home Again: An Interview with Heather Post, Developer Advocate 736 310 Andrea Meyer

DataMotion is pleased to welcome Heather Post, DataMotion Developer Advocate, to our growing team. Heather’s story is rather unique—not only is Heather filling a newly-created role, she is also a returning DataMotion employee. Heather kindly sat with us to tell…

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Danger for Data, Part Three: Remedies for Risk

Danger for Data, Part Three: Remedies for Risk 736 310 Bob Janacek

My two previous DataMotion Blog articles covered the risks of a data breach and where they live in an organization, focusing on both the IT side and the business side. As was mentioned, it is not a question of if…

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Streamlined, Smart, Self-Service Purchasing for Transactional APIs

Streamlined, Smart, Self-Service Purchasing for Transactional APIs 736 310 Heather Post

At the end of 2020, we announced changes to the way our customers can learn about, trial, and buy DataMotion services. We introduced our customer self-service center, the first of a series of transactional APIs, and the DataMotion mobile app.…

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The DataMotion Hot List

The DataMotion Hot List 736 310 Monica Hutton

Greetings, readers! We hope that this inaugural “Hot List” round-up post finds you well and at the end of a productive week. The DataMotion Blog has recently hosted a variety of thought leadership topics, including an in-depth look at the…

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Danger for Data, Part Two: Seven Pain Points in Your Processes

Danger for Data, Part Two: Seven Pain Points in Your Processes 786 310 Bob Janacek

As the old saying goes, there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. And if your organization deals with exchanging sensitive information, you can add data breach to that list. Data breaches occur at an alarming rate, their causes…

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Danger for Data, Part One: Five Back-End Breach Risk Factors

Danger for Data, Part One: Five Back-End Breach Risk Factors 786 310 Bob Janacek

In 2020 alone, Risk Based Security recorded over 3,900 data breaches worldwide. A considerable number, yes, but 48% lower than in 2019. Don’t start celebrating just yet–the report also found that 37 billion records were exposed in 2020, an increase…

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Directly Speaking: The 2021 DirectTrust™ Summit

Directly Speaking: The 2021 DirectTrust™ Summit 786 310 Doug Rubino

On June 9th-10th, DataMotion participated in the DirectTrust™ Summit, which hosted attendees and distinguished guest speakers from the healthcare industry. Below is an interview with Doug Rubino, DataMotion Business Development Director, Healthcare, who attended the Summit and kindly shared a…

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DataMotion: A Zero Trust Model You Can Trust

DataMotion: A Zero Trust Model You Can Trust 786 310 Bob Janacek

It’s a safe bet to say that your organization is concerned about cybersecurity. Your IT team is likely well-staffed and has implemented the latest security tools, and trained non-IT staff on the ills that befall those who click on external…

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What’s Happening Next Week? DataMotion is at the 2021 DirectTrust™ Summit

What’s Happening Next Week? DataMotion is at the 2021 DirectTrust™ Summit 736 310 Monica Hutton

On June 9th and 10th (Wednesday and Thursday) DataMotion will be participating in the virtual 2021 DirectTrust Summit.  This year’s Summit features an awesome line-up of health IT and interoperability authorities from around the country, and as always, this event…

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Scanning and Secure Sending in Motion: Presenting the DataMotion App

Scanning and Secure Sending in Motion: Presenting the DataMotion App 786 310 Monica Hutton

Today’s workplace can closely resemble the lyrics from Johnny Cash’s hit song, “I’ve Been Everywhere.” Whether you are logging in from the beach or the mountains, or simply commuting via hallway to living room, the modern “office” has most definitely…

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Get to Know Rich Cuneo and Hear His Thoughts on Trends in Financial Services

Get to Know Rich Cuneo and Hear His Thoughts on Trends in Financial Services 786 310 Rich Cuneo

We’re back with another getting-to-know you interview, this time with our new Strategic Account Executive – Financial Services, Rich Cuneo. That’s right – we haven’t stopped building our team yet (and guess what, there’s more to come)! We took some…

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Exploring DataMotion in 2021: What’s New and What’s to Come

Exploring DataMotion in 2021: What’s New and What’s to Come 786 310 Bob Janacek

We blasted into 2021 with some pretty significant changes to our products and the overall way that customers and prospects experience DataMotion. To recap, we made it even easier to learn about, try, and buy our APIs and pre-built solutions.…

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The Deadline to Comply with ADT Event Notifications is Coming Soon, Here’s What You Need to Know

The Deadline to Comply with ADT Event Notifications is Coming Soon, Here’s What You Need to Know 786 310 Doug Rubino

On May 1, 2021, it becomes a requirement for hospitals, as well as psychiatric hospitals and critical access hospitals, to comply with the Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule’s requirement to have the ability to send admission, discharge, and transfer…

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Enabling Secure, Automated Email Notifications with the Secure Message Delivery API

Enabling Secure, Automated Email Notifications with the Secure Message Delivery API 786 310 Christian Grunkemeyer

Recently, we released the DataMotion API for secure message delivery. Like the rest of our family of APIs, it’s just as easy to code into your apps, portals, and workflows as it is to bake a cake. But what makes…

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