The 7 Scariest Security Threats to Technology

Technological security threats come in many different forms. However, some of those threats are definitely scarier than others. Even some professional IT security services aren’t sure how to handle some of the threats that could possibly occur. They just do whatever they can to protect IT systems as much as possible. Here are seven of…

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Is Your Firm Ready for a HIPAA Audit?

There are several different reasons why a HIPAA audit may be triggered. If your firm happens to fall under one of those reasons, you need to be prepared for what’s going to happen and how you’ll get through it. HIPAA has cracked down harder than ever before in recent years, with confidentiality becoming a larger…

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POS BREACH HITS SELECT RESTAURANTS ACROSS THE US

Select Restaurants, owner and operator of several upscale eateries found throughout the United States, is the latest victim of a point-of-sale breach. Among the restaurants impacted include: Boston’s Top of the Hub; Parker’s Lighthouse in Long Beach, Calif.; the Rusty Scupper in Baltimore, Md.; Parkers Blue Ash Tavern in Cincinnati; Parkers’ Restaurant & Bar in…

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How Does HIPAA Benefit Your Business?

Ask anyone in the healthcare industry about HIPAA and they likely won’t have many good things to say about it. HIPAA is designed to protect confidential patient information, and there are some very precise and detailed security rules to be followed as a result. However, being HIPAA compliant can actually be a good thing for…

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Is Change in Store for HIPAA Compliance in 2017?

Although HIPAA has been in existence for many years, its policies have changed considerably. The Office of Civil Rights has announced they will deliver further changes in 2017, most notably increasing the amount of audits and modernizing HIPAA. These changes will require businesses to alter their IT security services to remain compliant. Here are some…

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The Ultimate HIPAA Compliance Survival Guide

Every healthcare provider must comply with HIPAA guidelines, whether they like it or not. The problem is HIPAA guidelines can be so complex, it’s easy to misunderstand a certain standard or regulation. Unfortunately, a lack of understanding isn’t a valid excuse when it comes to a potential HIPAA audit. The good thing is there are…

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