Multi-Factor Authentication for HIPAA Compliance

What it is, Common Objections, and Why to Insist on it Though many healthcare organizations still consider it optional, two-factor authentication – also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA) – is an indispensable part of a secure environment, and key to protecting your medical data.  “Wait,” you protest, “why would I want to add another step to my … Continue reading Multi-Factor Authentication for HIPAA Compliance

How to Recognize Social Engineering

“All warfare is based on deception… when we are near, we must make the enemy believe we are far away; when far away, we must make him believe we are near.”   ― Sun tzu, The Art of War “What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive.”  ― Sir Walter Scott This past April, hackers gained … Continue reading How to Recognize Social Engineering

Safer in the Cloud: Office 365 and HIPAA Data

You like saving everything to your hard drive – it’s what you do. Then your laptop or tablet gets lifted, right out of your car. Sure, you thought it was safer to have sensitive information under your own watchful eye – except when it was on your car seat, while you went to the 7-11 … Continue reading Safer in the Cloud: Office 365 and HIPAA Data