How to Perform a Quick, Self-Audit

Performing a security audit on your facility or organization working in healthcare is vitally important. So important, in fact, that HHS requires a risk assessment to be done by the Final Rule. While these formal security audits and assessments are best left to technical professionals that can accurately test for proper safeguards and create appropriate documentation, average users hold a great deal of power over the…

Posted on Oct. 4, 2016 in Corporate Security

Managing the Windows 10 Auto-Upgrade Headache

Several support tickets have come into the Registry Partners IT department within the last week where staff members have received an update to Windows 10 even if they did not want it or closed out of the Update pop-up window. This is due to Microsoft changing the behavior of that pop-up box. (Further explanation can be found here if you’re interested.)  To some, this may seem…

Posted on May. 27, 2016 in Corporate Security

Alert from Registry Partners Security Officer- PC users should uninstall Apple QuickTime

The Registry Partners Security Officer recommends that all Windows users to uninstall Apple QuickTime, if you have not done so already. The Department of Homeland Security has posted an advisement for PC users to remove this software due to vulnerabilities and the fact Apple is no longer issuing support for the PC platform of the software (Mac users still get updates). The Homeland Security bulletin is here: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA16-105A…

Posted on Apr. 15, 2016 in Corporate Security

Holiday Scams

‘Tis the season, and that means an increase in nefarious emails with nasty attachments. The Registry Partners IT department has seen a rise in the emails being received regarding invoices or accounts payable that are scams. Most of these emails will have an attachment, or a link in the email they want you to click. Please don’t open the attachments or click any links in these emails. This time…

Posted on Dec. 18, 2015 in Corporate Security