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Don’t Get Scammed

When an organization posts a scam alert on their home page, you know that they must have gotten a lot of inquiries and complaints about the matter. That’s why The Global Privacy Enforcement Network has posted an alert at the top of their home page https://www.privacyenforcement.net/. According to the FTC, people are getting calls ostensibly...
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e-Prescribing comes to New York

On March 27, 2016 New York became the second state to require electronic prescriptions. And it is the first to back that requirement with serious penalties. So, how is it going? Well, there isn’t much news. And, that’s good news. Considering that there are at least 74,000 physicians in New York, and they write almost...
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If Your Data Gets Locked UP

What do you if someone manages to encrypt your data? That’s the question that the Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita had to answer. Someone hacked their systems and started to encrypt their data. They decided to pay the ransom. That’s when they had to face reality.  Fortunately, the hospital had a Plan B, and the...
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How Your Car is like IT

In a lot of ways, your IT is like your car. Lots of us have a love / hate relationship with our cars. We love the freedom and flexibility it gives. Sometimes, you simply cannot even manage without one. But, no one likes the expenses the car brings (even when you know that you are...
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