Employee Information

I always talk about HIPAA and protecting your patients data.  Today I want to talk about your employee information.  It is just as important to protect employee information as it is patient information.  Sensitive data is sensitive data.  Think about … Read More

Heading into 2020

As we are heading into 2020, I would like to take a few moments to reflect on the success and failures of Tier3MD.  This year, we will be celebrating our 15th anniversary.  Pretty good since the changes in technology affect … Read More

Hack Hack Hack

Hack Hack Hack.  I can’t look at a newspaper, radio, TV show or internet article that does not mention a current cyber attack.  It is getting way out of hand.  They are not hacking Ring doorbells and talking to your … Read More

HIPAA Breaches Last Week

There were a couple of notable HIPAA breaches last week that I wanted to share with you.  One of them was Brooklyn Hospital.  They were hit with a Ransomware attack.  From what is being reported, patient data was not only … Read More

Insider Threat Management

A lot of practices are learning how to manage hackers or malware, but no many have a plan for insider threat management. This means there is no plan for attacks that come from within the company walls. Whether malicious or … Read More

Unique User ID

I am asked this question on a daily basis.  Do we need each staff member to have a unique user ID?  Is a unique user ID required?  The answer is YES.  Almost every network I look at has user ID’s … Read More

Venmo Attack

I am hearing that the latest phishing attack has Venmo involved.  I’m not surprised because a Venmo attack would get peoples attention.  There are  numerous reports that this is an ongoing attack that has users thinking money has been withdrawn … Read More

Password Wallet’s Are Not Always Safe

Are you using a password wallet?  Password Wallet’s are not always safe.  The leader, Last Pass just experienced a security breach a couple of days ago and has issued a new version for the Chrome browser. The bug was discovered … Read More

Securing Your Practice Against Cyber Attacks

Securing your practice against cyber attacks is a quick guide for the employees.  There are just a few very basic things you can do to ensure you are not jeopardizing your network.  Sometimes what you don’t know can really hurt … Read More