5 Free Cyber Security Tips for Windows Users

If you’re a Windows user, here are five free things you should do right now. These will help you with your HIPAA compliance and reduce the risk that you’ll be hacked. 1) Encrypt your hard drive Use BitLocker, Microsoft’s built-in hard drive encryption utility. You can get instructions here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4028713/windows-10-turn-on-device-encryption 2) Take a screenshot to prove your laptop [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:12:25+00:00October 26th, 2019|Cybersecurity, HIPAA and Computers|1 Comment

5 Free Cyber Security Tips for Mac Users

If you’re a Mac user, here are five free things you should do right now. These will help you with your HIPAA compliance and reduce the risk that you’ll be hacked. 1) Encrypt your hard drive Use FileVault, Apple’s built-in hard drive encryption utility. You can get instructions here: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204837 2) Take a screenshot to prove [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:11:54+00:00October 25th, 2019|Cybersecurity, HIPAA and Computers|1 Comment

Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant?

If you're a medical practice, you're probably tempted to give Chromebooks a try.  They're cheaper than a traditional Windows or Mac computer, and they're a lot easier and cheaper to maintain. But are Chromebooks appropriate for a medical company?  Can they be used to handle medical data?  Are Chromebooks HIPAA compliant? We think they [...]

By |2020-01-02T02:56:53+00:00October 15th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Computers|0 Comments

8 Tips for a Secure Laptop

Why is it important to have a secure laptop?  Losing a laptop or having one stolen can be disastrous for any business.  Not only will it leave you unable to work until you find a replacement, but if the laptop has Personal Health Information (PHI) on it, you might have to report a breach under [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:15:53+00:00August 1st, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Computers|1 Comment