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4 Quick HIPAA Tips to Jumpstart Your Compliance Program
It would take days to list everything that you must do to be totally HIPAA compliant. But, with these 4 quick tips, you can definitely get your practice off to a great start in moving towards HIPAA Compliance. First, you must  establish written policies and procedures so that you and your staff...Read More
Posted 5/31/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 79
IT Security Concerns Spreading Quickly
The IT security arena has been tempestuous of late, to say the least, as hackers continue to pose a serious threat tohealthcare organizations, consumers and public-sector agencies. Because of how quickly technology has progressed in the past few years - as well as the rapidity of adoption among...Read More
Posted 5/17/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 43
Healthcare IT Security Legislation Changes
Information security has been among the most widely discussed topics in the health care sector for the past several years running, as regulators in Washington and advocacy group officials work to tighten up best practices, standards and compliance requirements. Data breaches have been...Read More
Posted 5/10/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 51
Is Dental Healthcare Prepared for More Mobile IT?
One of the more prominent threats to IT security throughout the past five years has been mobility, as smartphones, tablets, portable computers and the software they run remain common sources of breach and information loss. In healthcare, lost or stolen devices, as well as misuse of those gadgets...Read More
Posted 4/26/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 54
Is Healthcare ready for Internet of Things?
The Internet of Things has been among the more widely discussed and hyped trends in corporate computing throughout the past few years, and is only continuing to gain steam given the explosion of new devices entering the market. Considering the fact that health care firms have thus far struggled to...Read More
Posted 4/20/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
When Will the Breach Threat Subside?
In the past several years, the cybersecurity arena has been moving in the wrong direction, to say the least, and it does not really seem as though the story will change any time soon. Healthcare providers, retailers, payment processors, banks and government agencies have been frequently targeted by...Read More
Posted 2/16/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 46
Healthcare's Next Step with Secure Cloud Demands
Cloud computing has remained one of the most important trends to ever have surfaced in corporate IT, as it quickly overhauled the ways in which organizations provision, use, maintain and optimize their technological assets. Although cloud markets were first very heavy on software, the industry has...Read More
Posted 2/9/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 67
As Mobility Spreads, Healthcare IT Security Must Be Enhanced
The healthcare industry has become a bit more mobile-centric in the past few years, driven by the need for agile, always-on operations that fit the preferences of both employees and clientele. When watching trends in the IT manufacturing sector, it has become clear that personal computers are...Read More
Posted 2/1/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 62
The High Cost of Noncompliance in Health Care
Health care IT security has been lackluster of late, to say the least, as countless breaches of patient data have taken place in a relatively short period of time with no signs of a changing tide rolling in soon. This is one of the many reasons why regulators and law enforcement officials have...Read More
Posted 1/11/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 62
The advantages to adopting a cloud system and what healthcare organizations need to know
Cloud computing has become very popular in all industries. It generates opportunities for growth and innovation, especially in terms of efficiency. According to a 2014 report by Digital Business, Rethinking Fundamentals, it's predicted more than 60 percent of businesses will have by...Read More
Posted 1/4/2016 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 79
Data Management Must Be a Priority in Dental Health Care
For virtually every healthcare provider or relevant business, the most important word in the IT lexicon has been "data" for several years now. Back in 1996, the attempts of the government to dramatically increase the accessibility and security of data became clear through the enactment of the...Read More
Posted 12/15/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 100
The BYOD Side of Dental Practice IT Security
In the past several years, plenty of trends in corporate IT have taken shape and intensified, but perhaps none quite as impactful and challenging as enterprise mobility. Sure, the Internet of Things is beginning to scale up and challenge managers in the IT department, but it will take years for...Read More
Posted 12/8/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 51
More Reasons Healthcare needs to Leverage a Secure Cloud Solution
Regardless of which industry an organization might be competing within, cloud computing has become a vital driver of performance across departments and professions, as it essentially modernizes IT in one fell swoop. With the Internet of Things picking up pace, enterprise mobility reaching a...Read More
Posted 11/30/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 59
Healthcare Email Security Still Needs Improving
Despite the fact that so many data breaches have impacted the health care sector in the past few years, and a high percentage of them have been traced back to poor email security, it does not seem as though industry players are really rising to the challenge. This is disheartening to say the least,...Read More
Posted 10/19/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 74
Dental Healthcare - The Road Ahead for Patient Record Protection
IT security has finally become a more central and critical priority among health care leaders in the past few years, and this could not have come soon enough given the immense volumes of records exposed of late. Identity theft has been the most damaging economic crime in the United States and many...Read More
Posted 10/12/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 61
The Benefits of Simplified IT Security
One of the more difficult aspects of IT security has always been the immense complexity involved in protecting sensitive data and systems from a range of constantly evolving threats. In many ways, it is impossible to avoid some of the challenging aspects of data security, but progressive steps to...Read More
Posted 8/11/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 55
4 trends that heighten the need for stronger IT security
IT security has been - and should be - the central focus for corporate decision-makers in virtually every segment of the private and public sectors today, as the rate of these events and the size of subsequent damages have both skyrocketed. Several studies have indicated that boardroom leaders are...Read More
Posted 7/27/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 50
New Survey Reveals Consistent Failures in Healthcare IT Security
It might seem as though journalists and analysts have been beating a dead horse with the information on healthcare's severe IT security struggles, but awareness is critical in the fight against modern cybercrime. This is especially true given the widespread prevalence of data breaches caused by...Read More
Posted 7/17/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 251
5 Steps Toward Stronger Email Security and HIPAA Compliance
Email security has been a relatively major pain point for organizations across industries and sectors in the past few years, as this immensely popular communication medium tends to be an easy entry point for hackers and other threats. Unfortunately, the effort to combat these malicious forces has...Read More
Posted 6/30/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 63
The Complexity is Real in Health Care Security
The average organization, regardless of size or industry, is under a greater threat of data breach than ever before, as digital risks continue to propagate and the defenses to avoid them lag. As a result, the frequency and subsequent damages associated with data breaches remain high and rising, and...Read More
Posted 6/17/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 70
The Future of Dental Healthcare IT Will Pose Risks
Healthcare providers were constantly under the gun when it came to the safe deployment of new technologies throughout the past several years, and it would be hard to argue that the sector at large has been highly successful in these endeavors. This is not to underplay the extreme efforts and wealth...Read More
Posted 6/10/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 114
The Latest Healthcare Breach Might Be the Worst
Healthcare data breaches have been growing in frequency and subsequent damages for years now, while the vast majority of the events actually take place on a smaller scale among community providers. However, in the past couple of months, this has not really been the case, with serious breaches that...Read More
Posted 6/3/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 54
Data Breach Threats Shift for Healthcare Firms
In the past five years or so, a wealth of research and analysis has been released regarding the most common causes of data breach, as well as the associated costs of experiencing one of these events and how many entities have been impacted. What has been among the more common themes throughout that...Read More
Posted 5/14/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 64
Common Threats to Health Data Security and Their Consequences
The health care industry has been under the gun of late because of the increasing prevalence of major data breaches that have exposed the medical records of millions of individuals around the globe. As more entities fall victim to these events, regulators, advocacy groups, the general population...Read More
Posted 5/7/2015 by dbaileypt in Secure Messaging and File Delivery - HIPAA Compliant Email   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 97
Dental Health Care Still Struggling with Email Security
The health care sector has come under fire of late due to an increased prevalence of data breaches, privacy failures and more, while many of the more damaging events have actually been the result of relatively simple mistakes. Although the retail sector would appear to be the most at risk of...Read More
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