We’ve interviewed our friend and HIPAA expert, Larry N to bring you information about about IT Security, HIPAA Compliance, and SRAs. Find out how to protect your practice and your patients.
It isn’t a matter of if, but when. At some point, critical system failure will affect clinical operations. But with the right strategies, one can minimize clinical downtime so you can keep seeing patients. Whether the disaster comes in the form of a natural disaster or some form of cyber attack, readiness is key.
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.
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.