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Posted 2/20/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 20
Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams
Within the past few years, phishing emails have become increasingly difficult to detect. However, recognizing similar characteristics in phishing scams helps avoid becoming the victim. If you answer 'yes' to any of the questions below, you may be looking at a potential phishing scam.1. Does the...  Read More
Posted 1/5/2018 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 29
Cybercrime: Safety Checklist
Safety Begins At HomeOrganizations and institutions constantly adapt to the latest cybercrime techniques. However, the first line of defense starts at home because identity thieves specialize in hacking personal computers.   1. Watch for Phishing: One of the most common techniques, known as...  Read More
Posted 3/14/2017 by Colin Receveur in The Patient Attraction Podcast™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 10
The Great Dental Website Migration, Part 2
Published on Mar 8, 2017SmartBox is going to great lengths to ensure a smooth transition to HTTPS for our dentists’ websites. Colin explains in Patient Attraction Podcast 1008.Call Us: 888.741.1413  Read More
Posted 3/13/2017 by Colin Receveur in The Patient Attraction Podcast™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 11
The Great Dental Website Migration, Part 1
Published on Mar 7, 2017SmartBox is enhancing its dentists’ website security to ensure a better experience for dental prospects. Colin explains in Patient Attraction Podcast 1007.Call Us: 888.741.1413  Read More
Posted 10/19/2016 by Colin Receveur in The Patient Attraction Podcast™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
Dentists Beware: HIPAA Has Teeth
A recent settlement in a Mississippi HIPAA case shows that the law has teeth. Colin discusses what dentists need to do in Patient Attraction Podcast 905.Call Us: 888.741.1413  Read More
Posted 9/20/2016 by Colin Receveur in The Patient Attraction Podcast™   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 24
More on Dental Data Breaches
The Office of Civil Rights will now investigate data breaches involving fewer than 500 dental patients. Colin explains in Patient Attraction Podcast 884.Call Us: 888.741.1413  Read More
Posted 2/23/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 66
The Immense Challenges of IT Management in Health Care
The health care sector has been under constant pressure to shore up its cybersecurity defenses in the past few years, as data breaches continue to plague the sector in the United States and abroad. At the same time, though, legislation has actively pushed medical firms to more aggressively adopt...  Read More
Posted 10/12/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 198
HIPAA SECURITY CHECKLIST
Anti-Virus Checklist Policies should be in place requiring use of anti-virus software. All staff should understand and agree that they should not hinder the operation of anti-virus software All staff should know how to recognize possible symptoms of viruses or malware on their computers ...  Read More
Posted 10/5/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 150
Tips for Cyber Security in Your Dental Practice
With the risk of a cyber-security breach increasing on a daily basis, below are some tips that will help a dental practice owner maintain the security that they need in order to protect patient information.Use Strong Passwords and Change Them RegularlySelecting PasswordsChoose a password that is...  Read More
Posted 9/25/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 115
Tips for Cyber Security in Your Dental Practice
With the risk of a cyber security breach increasing on a daily basis, below are some tips that will help a dental practice owner maintain the security that they need in order to protect patient information. Plan for the Unexpected Create data backups regularly and reliably. Begin backing up...  Read More
Posted 9/8/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 122
Tips for Cyber Security in Your Dental Practice
With the risk of a cyber-security breach increasing on a daily basis, below are some tips that will help a dental practice owner maintain the security that they need in order to protect patient information.Use a Firewall Unless your Electronic Health Record (EHR) is totally disconnected from the...  Read More
Posted 9/1/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 119
Tips for Cyber Security in Your Dental Practice
With the risk of a cyber-security breach increasing on a daily basis, below are some tips that will help a dental practice owner maintain the security that they need in order to protect patient information.Establish a Security Culture Build a security-minded organizational culture so that good...  Read More
Posted 5/8/2015 by Colington Consulting in Help with HIPAA Compliance   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 191
HIPAA and Cybersecurity – More Must Be Done to Protect Patient Records
by Jay Hodes, President - Colington ConsultingThe last time the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released statistics on how HIPAA breaches occurred, the figure showed that only 8% of those reported breaches were due to hacking. With the recent high profile cyber breaches at Blue...  Read More
Categories: HIPAA, Cybersecurity
Posted 4/24/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 238
Email security has transcended into ridiculousness
While it is never good to make light of a serious situation such as IT security, businesses as well as health care providers and government agencies have been making it quite difficult to keep a lid on hilarity. That was meant to evoke "Hillary," in case anyone was wondering, as Mrs. Clinton has...  Read More
Posted 3/23/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 210
5 Internet and secure email tips
Hillary Clinton has certainly been under fire in the news recently for her insecure email usage. However, there are many strategies businesses can teach their employees and learn from Clinton's mistakes to ensure safe technology use in the workplace.Here are five secure email service and Internet...  Read More
Posted 3/16/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 220
HIPAA and cybersecurity: Is encryption necessary?
Cybersecurity remains an uphill battle for all fields. Healthcare has remained a high priority,due to the highly sensitive information generated and stored by organizations within the space.HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, has helped healthcare providers secure...  Read More
Posted 3/13/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 107
What HIPAA does and how the healthcare industry has been complying
HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, has been a huge source of interest since cyberattacks became prevalent in the business world. Many people have argued that hackers will begin to focus on the healthcare industry, due to lack of innovation in cybersecurity affecting...  Read More
Posted 2/25/2015 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 135
Financial Matters in a Dental Office
FinancialMatters in a Dental Office It is imperative that dental team members in financial roles recognize the often delicate nature of their assigned tasks. In many dental practices, the negotiation of patient financial arrangements and management of account receivables is delegated to an office...  Read More
Dentist has data held for ransom- A shocking story you won’t believe
In an article recently published by the California Dental Association they tell the shocking story of a California Dentist who gets a call from her IT guy telling her that her office server has been hacked and all her patient data has been locked. The only way to get it back is to pay a ransom to...  Read More
Posted 12/29/2014 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 461
RANSOMWARE - CYBER SECURITY BREACHES IN DENTAL OFFICES: What You Must Know TODAY
Dental offices are now being hit with Ransomware (cyber blackmail). If you own or work in a dental practice, you need to know what Ransomware is, and the ramificationsof this serious security breach.Ransomware Trojans are a type of cyberware that is designed to extort money from a dental office....  Read More
Posted 11/17/2014 by dentalattorney in The Overlooked Basics   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 192
Cyber Security for Dental Practices
The provision of healthcare is changing at a rapid pace as healthcare providers endeavor to maintain maximum efficiency while navigating the technology rich climate. As a result of the reliance on electronic data, dental offices have become vulnerable to cyber security threats. The growing volume...  Read More
Posted 8/25/2014 by Dandmi in Dental IT - HIPAA Complaint Solutions   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 596
Dental IT and the benefits of specialization
While a good tech can get your system optimized and secure, it is important to note that dental-specific IT calls formuch more than just a hardware and software tech – it requires a company which employs adedicated HIPAA security officer in addition to a team of technicians familiar in...  Read More
Posted 5/10/2014 by Colington Consulting in Help with HIPAA Compliance   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 2770
FBI Warns Healthcare Providers About Cybersecurity Risk
Here is a repost of a recent article that appeared in the Homeland Security News Wire:FBI warns healthcare providers about cybersecurityPublished 7 May 2014 The FBI has issued a private industry notification (PIN), warning healthcare providers that their cybersecurity networks...  Read More

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