In the past, having an antivirus program was enough to keep you protected while surfing online. However, that’s no longer the case today. To keep your online activity private from third-party businesses and prevent hackers from intercepting your data, you need to invest in a virtual private network (VPN). What is a VPN? A VPN […]
VPN: Why it’s important and how to pick one
Keeping PHI safe from cybercriminals
As we all know, protected health information (PHI) is some of the most sensitive information there is, and it’s crucial that steps are taken to keep it safe from prying eyes. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best ways to secure PHI from cybercrime.
5 Practical privacy tips for iPhone texting
As a business owner, it’s crucial to keep your communications private. Whether you’re sending sensitive client information or just trying to keep your personal and work lives separate, there are several ways to make sure your text messages stay out of the wrong hands.
How to stay HIPAA-compliant on social media
Social media networks can be used by healthcare organizations to advertise their services as well as communicate with patients and get them more involved in their own healthcare. However, there’s always a risk that Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules and patient privacy will be violated on social media networks.
How to secure your personal information on Facebook and Twitter
Millions of people use social media every day to stay connected with friends, family, colleagues, customers, and more. However, many don’t realize that they are also putting their personal data at risk by not taking the proper precautions to safeguard their accounts.
Windows Hello makes logging in hassle-free
Biometric access used to be the stuff of sci-fi movies, but Microsoft has turned it into everyday reality for Windows 10 and 11 users. Thanks to a feature called Windows Hello, users can now log into their devices via face, fingerprint, or iris scan, or PIN code entry.
Turn off these Windows 11 settings to protect your privacy
Windows 11 helps users by giving useful suggestions as they type and by displaying ads based on their online searches. But these can feel invasive, especially if you don’t want anyone prying into your online activity. To ensure your privacy and keep Microsoft’s watchful eye off your computer activity, follow these tips.
Why password autofill is risky
Many people use password autofill on their web browser or password manager for convenience. The feature, however, can be used by hackers and advertisers to access user accounts and gather your sensitive information without your consent. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and […]
Why you need a VPN and how to choose the right one
Today, just installing anti-malware software and a firewall on your computer isn’t enough to keep you safe as you use the internet. Nowadays, a hacker can intercept messages sent to and from your computer and steal the data they contain. This is why you need a virtual private network (VPN). What is a VPN? A […]
Here’s how to make sure your business properly handles PHI
It’s imperative for healthcare organizations and business associates to take every precaution when it comes to managing protected health information or PHI. Aside from having significant regulatory and compliance implications, failing to protect PHI can seriously affect clients and damage a business’s reputation.