The GDPR deadline is here – are you ready?

If you are not yet GDPR-ready, you're not alone. Many companies are still scrambling to meet the requirements. Some U.S.-based companies didn't realize the law would apply to them. Others did not realize the full extent of the law - or of their own data collection!  Don't worry - whether starting from scratch or needing to document your current GDPR status, Third Rock's CyberCompass™ streamlines the assessment process and automates the report generation, making it possible for Third Rock to give you ...

National Nurses Week 2018 – Nurses: Inspire. Innovate. Influence

Third Rock would like to take this chance to salute the nation's Nurses for their role in patient safety - clinical safety, physical safety, and cyber safety. It's nurses of all types who are on the front lines of protecting patients from cyber threats - such as identity theft. ransomware, and device hacking -  by practicing good "cyber hygiene."  Good job, nurses - THANKS for all you do to keep all of us cyber safe! ...

Third Rock’s New GDPR Assessment Capabilities Expedite Compliance

Third Rock’s New GDPR Assessment Capabilities Expedite Compliance More than half of companies impacted by GDPR are not ready for May 25th deadline   Round Rock, TX – April 26, 2018 – Third Rock, a supplier of cyber risk management software, announced today the launch of its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Risk Assessment, the newest enhancement to its cyber risk management software to help companies become GDPR compliant before the May 25, 2018 deadline set by the European Union ( ...

Third Rock Enhances SECURETexas Capabilities

Third Rock Enhances SECURETexas Capabilities Customized to over 20 types of healthcare specialties for better protection of patient information against cyber threats    Austin, TX – March 21, 2018 – Third Rock, a preferred vendor for Texas Health Services Authority (THSA), has further simplified the SECURETexas certification process by offering a unique customized security risk assessment approach based on an organization’s practice area. Third Rock has customized its web-based security ris ...

There is no way to stop a data breach

If you have been reading the news, you know cyber-breaches are getting out of control.  A recent article contained a statement of truth from Daniel Marvin, Cybersecurity Attorney, Stern & Montana.  He states “There is no way to stop a data breach. Hackers are smart, they are well-funded and they are relentless. You really can't build a firewall high enough to keep them out.” He's absolutely correct.  You MUST understand that preventative security measures reduce break-ins, but cannot s ...

Press Release: vAusTek and Third Rock Combine Forces to Offer Focused IT Solutions

vAusTek, LLC and Third Rock, Inc. are combining our efforts in a strategic Partnership to bring a unique and complete solution for your business. With the strategic partnership vAusTek will be focusing on providing CIO/CTO solutions in the form of Virtual CIO/CTO, Interim CIO/CTO, and CIO/CTO Search / Recruiting solutions. Third Rock will focus on IT Consulting, Project Management, Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery, and Development Services. How does this all work together? Both vAusTek and ...