There appear to be a few reasons for excitement about Microsoft’s latest operating system version, Windows 10. Not the least of which: you can probably get it for free! That’s right, free. Anyone currently using a valid copy of Windows 7 or 8.1 is entitled to a free download of Windows 10 for […]
As most Covered Entities (CE’s) are now aware, when it comes to securing Patient Health Information (PHI) in the context of HIPAA compliance, it’s not enough to just develop a policy or procedure, put it in place and then forget it. These safeguards must be revisited, revised and re-implemented in many cases in order to […]
Technology is evolving rapidly. In recent times, we’ve seen new breakthroughs that have completely changed and simplified how we previously worked and delivered services to our clients . One such innovation is cloud computing.
Cloud computing uses a remote server hosted on the internet for storing, managing, processing and accessing big volumes of data in a secure […]
Whether you use the cloud or not anymore shouldn’t be the question. What you should be asking is where it gives your business the most value.
Storage is one area of the cloud that makes sense for almost every business.
Why You Should Store Your Data in the Cloud
At a very basic level, here are some advantages of […]
Even though the Internet has been used by the general US population at home and work for better than a decade, one of the top reasons computer networks get viruses is because of malicious, yet legitimate-looking ads users click on.
Cyber criminals keep working on their tactics just as hard as your employees work to improve […]
Well, it’s sad to say, but all good things must come to an end. After 12 years, Microsoft stopped supporting Windows XP on April 8.
And now comes the end of Windows Server 2003’s life on July 14, 2015.
As of this writing, we’re about 9 full months away from that date.
It’s not too early to start […]
Forbes recently said the US cloud computing industry will exceed more than $13 billion in revenue.
When you think of the cloud, what comes to mind? This nice, puffy cloud that’s calm and peaceful, right? Really, the industry’s growing like a whirlwind.
The cloud has really helped to make more traditional IT outsourcing a viable option for […]
Have you ever seen the movie Moneyball? It’s about Oakland A’s manager Billy Beane and takes place in 2002. He had a budget of about 25% of the one the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox had to work with.
But like all baseball general managers, he was still held accountable for winning a championship. […]
What Your Dallas IT Consulting Company Doesn’t Know about HIPAA Could Cost You $1.5 Million Per Year!
The US Department of Health and Human Services defines a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement as:
“…ules generally require that covered entities and business associates enter into contracts with their business associates to ensure that the business associates will appropriately safeguard protected health information.”
Sounds pretty simple and straightforward, doesn’t it?
Yet in our experience, many (possibly most) […]
Windows XP, prior to Windows 7 and now 8.1, has been the longest-supported operating system ever. In fact, it’s survived 12.5 years – from October 2001 to April 2014. That’s no surprise – it has a simple user interface, and was remarkably stable (remember Windows 95/98 and Vista?).
Unfortunately, all good things come to an end. […]