Category Archive for "HIPAA"

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Concerned About E-Signatures? Ask the Right Questions.

“Is this legal?” Often, this is the first question people ask about e-signatures. It might not be the right question, though; or not the only one you should be asking. Often, the bigger security concern is protecting the transmission of

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Cirius Messaging Announces Secure Healthcare Bundle for Microsoft Office 365

Simplifies and Secures Cost-Effective Email Messaging and File Sharing on All Devices VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (PRWEB) DECEMBER 01, 2015 Cirius Messaging Inc., a provider of cloud-based private email encryption, secure file sharing and advanced message control, in partnership with Ingram

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Secure Messaging and Mobile: There’s an App For That

What did we do before we could use our smartphones and tablets to send and receive business emails (or any emails for that matter)? For those who are too young to remember, the process went something like this: We’d wait

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Google Apps For Work and Secure Messaging – A Great Match for (Regulated) Businesses

As more and more businesses move to Google Apps for Work to support their business communications, email security is playing an increasingly important role. According to a recent Bitglass report, Google’s enterprise base is up to 22.8 percent from 16.3

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5 Ways Secure Messaging is Different than Standard Email Encryption

Email encryption will likely always be part of any secure messaging tool, but email security technology for businesses has come a long way in the past decade. With all of its advancements, encryption alone is where the similarities between the

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Secure Health Information Exchange (HIE) Doesn’t Have to be Complicated

What are the options for individual physicians and doctors’ offices when it comes to securely sharing information electronically with other healthcare providers? It seems for many it’s not entirely clear what standards and technologies can be used to support and

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Keeping Patient Information Secure in the IoT Era

About 26 billion devices are expected to make up the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020 and 40% of the IoT market will be related to healthcare according to Gartner Research. This shouldn’t come as a surprise given that healthcare is as

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Secure Messaging is Far More than Email Encryption

Picture a scenario where a healthcare professional accidentally emails Patient A the medical history of Patient B. While the email may be encrypted it still ends up in the inbox of the wrong person who now has access to it.

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Data Not Hardware is More Often the Target in Cybercrime

A recent healthcare report issued by Surfwatch Labs identifies that patient data is more than twice as likely as hardware including desktops and laptops to be the target of cybercrime (64.4% for data versus 28.8% for hardware). It’s no secret

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So You Want to Email Your Doctor?

Well, if you’re in Canada, chances are high that emailing your physician is not an option. As Healthy Debate points out in a recent article, many healthcare clinics and physicians are still relying on phone and fax to communicate (or as we’ve

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