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Healthcare Provider Neglects to Erase ePHI on a Photocopier Hard Drive and Is Fined $1.2 Million!

January 12th, 2014

Are you erasing ePHI (electronic protected health information) from your photocopier hard drives prior to disposing of them? If not, you could be assessed huge fines. On August 14th 2013, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that Affinity Health Plan, Inc.

At Least 70 Million “Targeted!”

January 11th, 2014

Holiday shoppers who shopped at Target stores between November 27th and December 15th should beware.  Target has now revealed that hackers stole the personal information of at least 70 million customers—30 million more than was previously estimated. Yet, it appears that 40 percent of people who shopped at Target during this period of time have not been notified about the data breach.

Did You Know? Desktop Virtualization Can Improve Your Information Security!

January 10th, 2014

Information security is a huge concern for organizations of all kinds. While information security is critical to achieve, it’s increasingly challenging to maintain. Firewalls, antivirus, access control and perimeter monitoring are important security measures, but today’s sophisticated cybercriminals are finding ways to bypass them and directly target data, applications and devices.

As A Legal Professional, The Cloud Provides You Competitive Advantages You’ve Never Had Before

January 8th, 2014

You may have heard that cloud computing provides the ability to compete on a new level.  And compete you must.  The legal profession, just like others, is looking for new ways to compete. You must keep up with your peers in order to survive, and by embracing technology you can gain a competitive edge.

LESSONS LEARNED: Ensure your productivity is “hot” when the temperatures are freezing.

January 7th, 2014

Doors to businesses are locked shut, and the “Open” sign is turned to “Closed” due to the dangerous cold sweeping the U.S.  These businesses are losing thousands of dollars each day that they remain closed, and some are losing customers to the competition and will never get them back again.

Protect Your Law Firm’s Confidential Data With An iPad Security Policy.

January 7th, 2014

When the iPad was released it was used as a content consumption device, suitable for playing games, surfing the web, or watching videos. Now, many attorneys are using the iPad as a productivity tool to take notes, or to review and store case files. However, when using an iPad, data security must be considered.