Computer Infections, how we get them and what can we do to prevent them.

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In today’s computer world, viruses and/or infections are running rampant. There is a movie coming out next month called “Zero Days”. This is a story that is based on some true events in that a few years back the US Government had a virus written (Yes WRITTEN!) called Stuxnet. This virus had one goal, to bring down the nuclear centrifuge in Iran. As the story goes, we wrote it, and we distributed it. Ahhh but […]

You can’t be over prepared for a computer infection.

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  The sad truth is that in this age of technology, data and information is everything. And people will stop at nothing to get to it. In my business I see it all the time. People “think” they have their Anti-Virus and Firewalls working right and about 95% of the time….it’s not. So let’s talk unauthorized access. More often than not, your computer, whether at work or at home, is going to contain very valuable […]

Protecting Medical Office Records from Cyber Criminals

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Protecting Medical Office Records from Cyber Criminals What would you do if your patient data were stolen or a fire or flood destroyed your office?  Suppose your IP address was hacked by a cyber-criminal and all of your patient information was compromised. What would be your first step? With most medical records being stored digitally, it’s not a matter of if   you’ll experience an incident regarding your electronic patient information; it’s a matter of when. […]

Life

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. Life. To me it is the single most important thing on our planet. And lately I’ve read a lot about the phone the FBI has that they want Apple to hack into. I truly have mixed feelings about this. On one hand, if the force Apple to create a way to access that data, then yes, they are opening a door that likely shouldn’t be opened. Our company spends a lot of time fixing […]