Privacy Concerns over Biometric ID Programs Across the World

Privacy Concerns with Government-Imposed Biometric ID Programs

In our lifetime, technological advancements have aided in creating vast networking capabilities, making services easier to utilize and giving billions of people opportunities they might not have had otherwise. But with technology, whether existing or emerging, the more it is … Continue Reading

Healthcare Systems and Your Patient Data

How Your Digital Patient Information is Shared in Healthcare Systems

In the healthcare world, providing excellent patient care will always be the chief priority along with the oath to ‘do no harm.’ Healthcare organizations throughout the United States abide by this oath, but when it comes to a patient’s protected … Continue Reading

Encrypted Drives Home Healthcare Data

Protecting Home Healthcare Patient Data

With healthcare costs constantly on the rise, many hospital systems are strategizing on ways to provide treatment to patients in their own homes. One study from the Journal of Urgent Care Medicine states that only about 11% of ER visits … Continue Reading

Healthcare Data Breaches with Unencrypted Devices

Unencrypted Hardware Common Among Healthcare Data Breaches

Statistics on healthcare data breaches are staggering. Since the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) created a mandate for the reporting of such breaches in 2009, the number of data breaches has increased from 199 in 2010 to 365 … Continue Reading

Password Cybersecurity Multi-Factor Authentication Encrypted Drives

Tips for Being Password Smart

One of the best methods to minimize your susceptibility to cybercrime is to create and utilize strong passwords. The creation of a password is something we often don’t spend a lot of time thinking about, but maybe we should. It … Continue Reading