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Network Assessment – What Does it Mean and Why Does it Matter?

Network Assessment can be a word as broad as the sky, so sometimes when an IT expert suggests doing a network assessment for your business, you may be thinking of your Internet speed and number of devices, while your expert is talking about infrastructure and power. The good news is that you are both right: [...]

What is the Newest Small Business Cybersecurity Threats

By: Pedro Hernandez Ransomware was a persistent threat throughout all of 2017, and things may be getting worse going into 2018, cautions Bogdan "Bob" Botezatu, senior e-threat analyst at cybersecurity firm Bitdefender. According to his company's recent Global Threat Landscape Report for 2017 (PDF), 2017 saw the emergence of over 160 ransomware families, each of [...]

By | 2018-03-16T18:12:43+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Latest News, Security & Compliance, Small & Mid-Size Business|

Why Older Computers and Outdated Hardware Pose Security Risks

By Marcie Geffner: Bankrate Cybercrime experts often tell consumers to upgrade their technology to protect themselves from credit and debit card fraud, identity theft and other financial scams. But is upgrading your hardware and software really necessary? Yes, says Shirley Inscoe, senior analyst at Aite Group, a research, consulting and analytics firm in Boston. “Consumers [...]

Does Your Practice Technology Need a Checkup?

By: Edward Shellard, DMD It seems like new technology is released every week. Think of how often you've had to upgrade your cell phone over the last decade-even your phone's operating system has to be updated on a routine basis. Dental technology is no different than consumer technology. Once everyone gets comfortable with one system, [...]

By | 2018-03-16T18:02:09+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

Why Careful Health IT Infrastructure Planning is Essential

By Elizabeth O’Dowd Properly planning upgrades to legacy health IT infrastructure solutions prevents compatibility issues and assures the IT budget is being used effectively. A successful health IT infrastructure comprises many layers. From storage to wireless networks, these solutions need to work together to ensure electronic health data is secure and accessible. IT infrastructure is [...]

By | 2018-03-16T17:56:37+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

Equifax Breach – How Bad Is It Really & Can It Effect My Practice?

October 14, 2017 | Amy Wood It's really bad.  Worse yet, you are on your own when it comes to protecting your identity. Credit Bureaus (Equifax, Experian and Transunion) have a monopoly on your financial credit worthiness and Equifax just compromised your information. Credit bureaus assign a score based on your risk factors that they [...]

By | 2017-10-20T00:22:04+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

6 IT nightmares plaguing schools-and 6 solutions to stop them

Posted By Contributor Featured on eSchool News,IT,Management,IT Newsletter From constricted budgets to needing to protect large numbers of devices and users, educational institutions face a unique set requirements for data protection and business continuity. As a result, many school IT departments are struggling to create new data backup and business continuity practices. However, all is [...]

By | 2017-10-20T00:17:08+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Education, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

Managing the true cost of digital dentistry and technology ownership in our practices

By Gary Kaye, DDS, FAGD Digital dentistry impacts all of us. Dr. Gary Kaye says it is important to know the total cost of ownership of the technology in your practice, so you understand exactly how it affects your bottom line and can anticipate any hidden costs. I suspect that more than two-thirds of the [...]

By | 2017-10-20T00:08:22+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

Your medical record is worth more to hackers than your credit card

Reuters:    Caroline Humer, Jim Finkle NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - Your medical information is worth 10 times more than your credit card number on the black market. Last month, the FBI warned healthcare providers to guard against cyber attacks after one of the largest U.S. hospital operators, Community Health Systems Inc, said Chinese hackers had [...]

By | 2017-10-20T00:05:38+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Healthcare, Latest News, Security & Compliance|