The Overlooked Basics
The Overlooked Basics
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Steps to Reduce Data Security Breaches

Steps to Reduce Data Security Breaches

5/23/2018 7:57:59 AM   |   Comments: 0   |   Views: 56
        
  • Install, maintain, and update security software and hardware.
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  • Encrypt your emails, servers, and all portable devices.
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  • Make sure you have the latest versions of your software programs.
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  • Perform regular backups.
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  • Don't open unsolicited web links.
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  • Use caution when opening attachments.
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  • Use passwords or physical locks to keep sensitive electronic data and physical files accessible only to those who need it to do their jobs.
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  • If you have employees that work off-site, limit the use of portable technology and provide a virtual private network (VPN) connection for access to company computers.
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  • Train employees on proper care and control of PHI and PII. Document processes and conduct regular training sessions as well as security audits to ensure staff compliance.
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  • Contract with an IT security services vendor.

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