Don’t Ignore Your Password Policy

If you are a medical practice, you should have a HIPAA security assessment done on a yearly basis.  You also need to review your HIPAA policy and procedure manual on a regular basis.   In that manual is a password management … Read More

Time For A New Mac?

  Is it time for a new Mac?  I never upgrade my Mac as often as I upgrade my PC’s.  I don’t know if I feel the Mac lasts longer or if I just don’t notice the symptoms of an … Read More

Managed Security Services

When we started Tier3MD in 2005, the though was to fix PC’s for medical practices.  We could see the need for medical practices to have stable IT services if they had any thoughts of moving to an electronic health record.  … Read More


Deepfake videos are becoming more and more popular on social media and the danger is very serious.  If you don’t know what deepfake is, simply put, it is when you take a video of someone and replace it with someone … Read More

Best Way To Prevent Ransomware

People often ask me what is the best way to prevent ransomware.  I give the same answer every time.  PREPARE! Refer to the best practices and references below to help you manage the risk posed by ransomware and support your … Read More

Hackers Tricks

Hackers tricks are becoming more and more sophisticated and complex, yet very easy to execute.  The most popular is Social Engineering.  There are 4 types of Social Engineering, phishing, pretexting, baiting, quid pro quo and tailgating,  The video below is a good … Read More

Is Your EHR Worth It?

Digitization is significantly changing the way healthcare organizations deliver care and services to patients. In particular, the use of electronic health records (EHRs) is improving the accuracy and accessibility of patient information. Despite this, the adoption rate of EHRs is … Read More

Update on Kaseya Ransomware Attack

Briefly, here’s what’s going on… For an update on Kaseya Ransomware Attack, click here.  This is the largest ransomware attack in history.  The attackers are asking for $70mil. There are two major cybersecurity events happening right now that are impacting … Read More

Kaseya Attack Is No Joke

This email was sent to all the Tier3MD customers today.  The Kaseya attack that happened this weekend is no joke.  Some of our customers may not understand who Kaseya is or what they do, but they still need to be … Read More

Are You Ready For Windows 11?

Are you ready for Windows 11?  In the next 6 months, Microsoft will be giving users the option to upgrade their operating systems. When that happens, you will most likely see a message come up on your Windows Update screen letting … Read More