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Home Office Safety & Security Week – “Homing in” on Securely Working from Home

Home Office Safety and Security Week is January 13, 2019 through January 19, 2019. What is the importance, and what habits can you strengthen or start in order to empower your home office security practices? The first step is to recognize that working from home is different than working from a corporate environment in more ways than you might first realize. Information Technology and Security departments…

Posted on Jan. 9, 2019 in Corporate Security

Clean Your Bytes, So They Don’t Bite

Created by The Personal Computer Museum in Brantford, Ontario Canada, October 15, 2018 is National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day. This nationally recognized day is of importance to professionals working in healthcare, as it affords us a reminder to follow HIPAA regulations. HIPAA includes the Minimum Necessary Requirement, a part of the Privacy Rule, which enforces that Protected Health Information (PHI) should not be used or…

Posted on Oct. 15, 2018 in Corporate Security

October is for Ghouls, Goblins and … Cyber Security

October shares two holidays of horror: Halloween and National Cyber Security Awareness Month.   Unfortunately, not a week goes by without news feeds highlighting a recent breach, hack, security vulnerability, or controversy involving online activity compromise. The last decade has been an epidemic of data security breaches and security professionals believe the issues will continue to increase. “Cyber security is so vast, overall, and I think…

Posted on Oct. 5, 2018 in Corporate Security

Did You Know Today Is …. World Password Day?

The purpose of World Password Day is to promote awareness regarding the importance of creating strong passwords and changing them often.  Fortunately or unfortunately we have user ids and passwords for just about everything (i.e. online banking, online shopping, retirement accounts, hospital or physician office medical records, email accounts, etc.).  The hype surrounding privacy and security is very prevalent with what seems like constant news reports…

Posted on May. 3, 2018 in Corporate Security