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Cyber Security in the Dental Industry
                        Top 5 Current Cybersecurity Threats Include:                                                                Email phishing attacks - an attempt to trick the email recipient into giving out information over email                                    appears to come from a...  Read More
Cybersecurity Program Development
                        Cybersecurity Program Basics                                    An effective cybersecurity program will:                            assign responsibility                identify information assets                conduct periodic risk assessments                implement...  Read More
Top 10 Cyber Risks Facing Your Business
                        Within the past several years, technological advances have swept the business industry. The dramatic increase of technology used daily has drastically increased the importance of cybersecurity measures to protect private data. The following list outlines some of the greatest...  Read More
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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
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
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
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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