On October 21, the large tech news of the day was that the Internet was broken due to the “Internet of Things” (IoT) attacking a company that provides Domain Name Services (DNS) to millions of websites. But what does this mean and how does it impact a healthcare practice? Let’s take a closer look.
When and how did you start at Systeem?
I've been with Systeem since February of 2015. I met with everyone in the Denton office prior to being hired. I liked the people and decided that the chance to work with this team was one that I would enjoy.
This past weekend, two of our toughest individuals at Systeem Medical got on their bikes and rode 102 miles in the hot Texas sun.
Sophos’ security blog highlights a new trend in ransomware: crooks trying to catch your users unaware by placing harmful scripts inside shortcuts. Shortcuts aren’t as easy to catch compared to other files due to their ability to run code and hide their content from the user. At the risk of sounding like a broken record, please educate your employees about the harmfulness of these attacks.
Remember in “The Dark Knight” when Batman used cellphone signals as a type of sonar to find the bad guys? It may not be as far-fetched as it seems. The Atlantic recently posted a story discussing the many uses of Wi-Fi signals, including identifying individuals in a room (even behind walls!), knowing what keys someone was pressing, and monitoring the heartbeats of people in a room — all derived from the Wi-Fi signals that are bouncing all around us.
There’s no avoiding technology these days. As a practice administrator, you’re pulled in a million different directions and are expected to have the answers. When so much of your practice’s operations rely on a strong technology backbone, you need to know what’s going on. But what’s the best use of your limited time?
Tony Linsley is one of our intrepid maintenance and monitoring engineers working behind the scenes to ensure your network continuity. Here is some information on what makes him tick.
When we hit that good old “delete” key, what happens behind the scenes? Does the file evaporate? Do the 1’s and 0’s cease to exist? Unfortunately, the answer is no.
We’re very proud to work alongside Joshua Wingfield, our resident database and workflow rockstar. Joshua is an exceptional gentleman and definitely a scholar.