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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

Is Google Cloud Platform HIPAA Compliant?

Thinking about moving some services to the cloud?  Let’s look at whether Google Cloud Platform is HIPAA-compliant. We recently helped a medical company evaluate Google Cloud Platform (GCP) as a disaster recovery site. Here’s what we found about Google Cloud Platform and HIPAA compliance. Will Google Cloud Platform sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement? Any [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:11:30+00:00October 17th, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Cloud Storage|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

6 Reasons Office 365 Rocks for Medical Practices

Thinking about moving your practice to Office 365?  We’re big fans.  Microsoft has really invested a ton in robust security settings and HIPAA compliance. Here are six features that show how Microsoft is serious about medical practices, HIPAA, and IT security. 1) HIPAA Business Associate agreement Microsoft will execute a HIPAA BAA that covers Office [...]

By |2020-01-02T03:13:56+00:00October 3rd, 2019|HIPAA, HIPAA and Email, HIPAA and Office 365|0 Comments