Monthly Archives: August 2016

Do you have the right protection?

A friend of mine recently bought a new Windows 7 computer for his wife. He asked if I could recommend anti-virus software, etc. Before I gave him my recommendation, I decided to take a quick look at the different free … Continue reading

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Obamacare analysis misses the point

There’s been a lot of news and analysis about Obamacare recently and most of it has been negative. One positive piece, however, spotlighted the way in which Obamacare may end up saving the healthcare system money in the long run. … Continue reading

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What does HIPAA look like on the hospital floor?

I recently spent quite a bit of time on a med-surg floor and was shocked to hear medical staff discussing patients by name while standing in the hallway. Contrast this with the hyper vigilance which is brought to bear by … Continue reading

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The bad guys are on the move

In the last few weeks, I’ve heard of a new form of ransomware called Zepto as well as an increase in spoofed emails. As far as the emails go, I get them daily. Sometimes they even come from me! Let’s … Continue reading

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What do you do after you audit?

I recently ran an audit on an area that showed some things we needed to improve.  We are required, as we all know, to do audits but what do we do with the data?  We are supposed to asses it … Continue reading

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