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What Does Windows End of Life Mean to My Business?

You’ve all heard the panic. Windows is cutting off support for its widely popular version 7 software. January 14, 2020 will officially mark Windows 7 End of Life. Many companies have used Windows 7 since its onset in 2009 and are still actively using it today. That means you will need to migrate every single [...]

Getting Ahead of Windows 07 End of Life

With Windows 7 end of life quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what needs to be done to prepare. Technically, regular Windows 7 support has been dead since 2015, however, the extended support period is over January 2020, which means no more updates or security patches. What should you be aware of for [...]

Is Your Practice Prepared for Windows 7 End-of-Life?

As of January 14, 2020, Microsoft will discontinue support for its popular Windows 7 operating system and Windows Sever 2008. If you’re a healthcare practice using either platform, you need to pay close attention to this fast-approaching deadline – as continuing to run an unsupported operating system leaves you dangerously exposed to serious risks and [...]

By |2019-08-26T21:49:28+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

California Moves to Close Gaps in Data Breach Notification Law

The proposed legislation would close a loophole in the state’s existing data breach notification law, requiring breached organizations to report compromised biometrics and passports. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Assembly member Marc Levine are seeking to strengthen the state’s data breach notification law, which aims to close a loophole and expand requirements to include compromised biometrics [...]

By |2019-04-23T01:23:14+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

Is Your IT Provider An Asset Or A Liability To Your Practice?

By Ron Vesely, Arevtech president and founder Dental practices of all sizes are increasingly using Managed IT Service Providers (MSPs) to help lower costs, increase efficiencies, and ensure compliance of IT systems with regulatory requirements. While MSPs have been around for years, the services they provide can differ greatly. When evaluating your current technology [...]

By |2019-04-23T01:20:19+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|

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: [...]

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+00:00March 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+00:00March 16th, 2018|Healthcare, IT Productivity, Latest News, Security & Compliance|