Are You FB Friends With Your Hacker?

Social Media Spying By Cyber Criminals Is On The Rise   You know those random friend requests that you get from people you've never met? They may not be entirely accidental or random at all — in fact, many cybercriminals deploy fake profiles in hopes of a friend request slipping through the c

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You Can’t Outsource HIPAA Compliance

Federal HHS investigators found that Raleigh Orthopaedic was less than transparent with its handling of over 17,000 patient x-ray records. Raleigh administrators figured it was time to go digital, so they subcontracted the job to a third party, who agreed to transfer the x-rays to electronic media i

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How IT Efficiency Can Boost Manufacturing Profits and Improve Your Bottom Line

The need for a clean and organized shop floor is a constant in the industrial sector, particularly in manufacturing. Ever since the first factories came into existence, owner/operators have been looking for new ways to improve the consistency of their employees’ workflow. New advances in engineeri

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What Memorial Day is REALLY All About

It’s easy to think of Memorial Day as a convenient day off in a busy calendar and the start of summer, but we suggest you take a step back and think a bit harder about it. Millions of men and women have put their lives on the line to defend our collective way of life. It’s hard for those who hav

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Milwaukee Bucks Financial Data Breach — A Slam Dunk for Hackers

As a business owner, you might not have the massive payroll of an NBA professional basketball team. You are, however, just as vulnerable to having your financial data compromised, and the crooks don't have to bypass your firewalls or figure out your security measures. They can, as the following exam

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Restaurants use Wi-Fi to Cater to Diners’ Tastes (and Help Their Own Bottom Line)

A restaurant is one business that caters to a customer’s taste, both literally and figuratively. Free and easy Wi-Fi not only lets customers get information about your establishment, but it also lets you do a better job of providing what they want — or even make them want something new. There ar

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Is a HIPAA Audit in Your Inbox?

What the Latest OCR Audit Emails Mean for Covered Entities and Business Associates While HIPAA compliance precautions have become part of daily life for small and mid-sized healthcare organizations, many have not given a second thought to the potential of being audited by the Health and Human Se

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Ransomware Gone Rogue: Your Business May Have Been Targeted and Not Even Know It

Kansas Heart Hospital thought it was in the clear when hackers demanded a ransom and it promptly paid up. Then, the attackers demanded more money, revealing one of the biggest problems with ransomware: it is only expected to get worse. According to industry experts, Kansas Heart was the second ho

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Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?

Everyone has the option to upgrade to Windows 10 from previous versions like Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. For most individuals, and even businesses, it’s a smart idea, those in the medical field may want to think a bit prior to making the change. [caption id="attachment_335" align="aligncenter"

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Does HIPAA Compliance Help Doctors Get Paid More Quickly?

September 23, 2013, marked the day the medical industry changed according to the new HIPAA regulations set forth by the government. However, two different levels of compliance were established: a minimum standard and a higher standard. Although the regulations leave some leeway as to the level of co

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