20
Jan

Healthcare IT News: The Importance of Email Encryption

Healthcare IT News:  The Importance of Email Encryption Email is the focus of this month’s Healthcare IT News. In the healthcare industry, the confidentiality of patient data is one of the highest priorities. Not complying with patient privacy regulations, such as HIPAA, can have serious consequences for both healthcare practices and the patients affected. It’s …

22
Dec

Networking Solutions Using Cloud Services

Networking Solutions Using Cloud Services                         These days, businesses of all shapes and sizes need networking solutions to stay ahead and succeed. In turn, this is leading to a sharp growth in the use of cloud based services. According to Goldman Sachs, spending on …

18
Nov

Healthcare IT News: Hackers Targeting Healthcare Records

Healthcare IT News: Hackers Targeting Healthcare Records Healthcare can easily be considered some of the most sensitive data that is being stored by business and healthcare centers. It contains patient’s personal information such as birthdates, medical histories and other identifying information. If this information is breached not only are patient’s identities at risk, healthcare businesses …

28
Oct

Reduce Your IT Frustrations by 90%

Reduce Your IT Frustrations by 90% 5 IT Frustrations and How the ITP Complete Cloud Can Help Frustration 1: Risks and Lack of Disaster Plans: No matter if a company is big or small, risk in terms of IT is something that must be considered. Many companies don’t have a disaster management plan in place. …

14
Oct

3 Areas Healthcare Practitioners Fall Short on HIPAA

3 Areas Healthcare Practitioners Fall Short on HIPAA In the medical and dental fields, protected health information (PHI) is a concern not only for the patient, but also for the employees. Protected health information is any information about the health status, provision of health care, payment information or other medical terms that can be used …

6
Oct

Top 5 Risks of Keeping Your Company’s Data On-Premise

Top 5 Risks of Keeping Your Company’s Data On-Premise With ransomware and malware attacks on the rise, many organizations today are unsure of how to reduce their vulnerability.  The solution, though, is surprisingly clear.  A successful defense against ransomware and other incidents of malware is as simple as implementing an effective plan.  It’s about devising …

17
Jun

New Ransomware Alert

New Ransomware Alert There’s a new form of ransomware, filling the void left by CryptoLocker (recently shut down by the Justice Dept.). “Cryptowall” leverages social engineering and security exploits to encrypt its victims’ files. Cryptowall tricks users into downloading infected attachments or clicking infected advertisements, and then takes advantage of security gaps in platforms like …