File Security

Transferring Healthcare Files in the US? Here are the Terms You Should Know

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Of course, in order to understand the challenges (and solutions) of healthcare file transfer, there are a few essential terms that you’ll need to know. Let’s take a closer look at a few in particular: HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.  This act requires the Department of Health […]

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Friday Five: 3/14 Edition

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Happy Pi Day—one of the geekiest holidays of the year. Today we’re lining up some of the most talked about IT news of week. Enjoy! Looking for ways to celebrate Pi Day? Check these ideas out Report shows cost of data breaches in healthcare decreasing, but frequency increasing Target breach […]

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Calling All IT Pros: Tell Us Your “WTF” Story and Win an Xbox One

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No matter what line of work you’re in, there’s bound to be a frustrating incident that makes you slam your fists on the desk, look to the ceiling and exclaim, “WTF?!?!” For IT pros, this often stands for “Where’s the File?” We hear it all the time: File transfer is […]

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Compulsory NHS audits and protecting patient data


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Yesterday, SC Magazine reported on promises by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to crack down on how NHS trusts handle patient data.  This follows plans outlined by Justice Minister Simon Hughes to grant the ICO the power to carry out “compulsory audits” on the NHS around the handling of confidential […]

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Friday Five: 2/21 Edition

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Everyone is in the midst of Olympics fever here. This week we’re lining up some of the most talked about IT news of week. Enjoy! Read about how Sochi is the first truly connected Olympics Interesting Read: Five ways to avoid a health data breach IT pros must become business […]

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Three Reasons Why NYT Can’t Afford to Use FTP

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News broke yesterday afternoon that a group of hackers had compromised file transfer servers at several leading organizations after obtaining credentials for thousands of FTP sites. According to the report, hackers were even able to upload several malware program files to an FTP server run by the NYT and picked […]

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Friday Five: 2/14 Edition

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Happy Valentine’s Day to our blog readers! In this week’s Friday Five, we’re rounding up some IT trends and spreading the IT love. Enjoy! Another FTP Breach? WTF! Love Outlook for IT Pros: Computerworld analysis shows higher marriage rates for IT Compliance vs. Data Security: An interesting piece about where […]

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