HIPAA definition

HIPAA – Tips from an Expert

HIPAA was enacted in 1996, and stands for the health insurance portability and accountability act. It’s one of the most important pieces of legislation to ever deal with personal identifiable information (PII) in healthcare. We’ve already written about HIPAA extensively in the past, but we thought we’d take it...
Dumpster Diving, Trash Picking

Dangers of Dumpster Diving

Dumpster diving might sound humorous at first. Until you realize the real-life security risks involved. Many people aren’t aware that dumpster diving or trash picking is largely legal in all 50 states. We spoke to NYU professor, and 20-year cybersecurity veteran Pieter VanIperen about the risks and implications dumpster...

OLD COMPUTERS AND CELL PHONES …A TICKING TIME BOMB

The Greatest Security Threat to Your Business With their elephantine memories hundreds of millions of old computers and cell phones are gathering dust in unprotected closets and warehouses. They contain a treasure-trove of information about you and your business represented by every piece of information that has been entered...
Clean Desk

Clean Desk Policy

Having a clean desk policy is becoming more and more common these days. Now that many businesses are bringing employees back to the office, many of them are re-evaluating their IT & security policies. Instituting a clean desk policy is controversial in some circles, but it also clearly has...
The Rise of E-waste Blog

The Rise of E-Waste

Each year the amount of e-waste our society produces continues to grow. Conversely, the ways in which we dispose of our e-waste needs to rise to meet that challenge. Once a machine has served its purpose, like most things, it’s designed to be disposed of. That doesn’t necessarily mean...
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Managing Remote Teams — What Changes?

While the working landscape continues to evolve, business managers have become increasingly more responsible for their workforce. There has been a substantial growth in the number of remote workers along with the rise of remote teams. In fact, prior to the pandemic, 17% of US employees worked from home...