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The truth about healthcare security

September 24th, 2015
The truth about healthcare security

While many small businesses mistakenly think they’re immune to data breaches because of their size, and therefore put minimum protection in place, healthcare organizations can’t ever risk taking this laissez-faire approach – and they’d be in trouble if they did.

Are your employees prepared for disaster?

September 21st, 2015
Are your employees prepared for disaster?

Somewhere in your Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is a section detailing what is expected from employees during a disaster. Unfortunately, many companies end up overlooking this aspect of their BCP and assume their staff knows what to do. This can lead to problems, as employees won’t necessarily perform the functions required to keep your company operating.

How the Apple Watch is changing healthcare

September 17th, 2015
How the Apple Watch is changing healthcare

Last week, Apple revealed a new app to go along with its Apple Watch that could permanently change the way Healthcare is provided. Through an app known as AirStrip and the new watchOS 2 software, the Apple Watch will allow medical professionals to connect with patients in ways never before thought possible.

What is behavioral biometrics?

September 15th, 2015
What is behavioral biometrics?

It’s not long since static biometrics, like fingerprint sensors, first became available on mobile phones, allowing us, in theory, to do away with PIN numbers and security passwords. Still, static biometrics are only available on high-end smartphones and use proprietary technology that limits their use.

Get more done with these 4 productivity tools

September 14th, 2015
Get more done with these 4 productivity tools

Another week buzzes by and half the items on your to-do list are still sitting there untouched. It’s a familiar feeling for many of us, and life – both in and out of the office – only seems to get busier and faster-paced. If you’re struggling to keep on top of your routine tasks, let alone find time for the strategic thinking that will help guide the direction of your business, then more intelligent use of IT might be the answer.

How mHealth can improve medical practice

September 10th, 2015
How mHealth can improve medical practice

Wearables, mobile apps and other mobile health (mHealth) devices are the latest technologies entering the healthcare industry. Some hospitals may have held off adopting mHealth, believing they won’t benefit much from it. Others remain concerned their patients won’t have much interest in these tools, or technical the knowledge required for them.

IT can help or hurt your business value

September 7th, 2015
IT can help or hurt your business value

It’s almost second nature to think of IT as something that helps businesses achieve value. However, your IT department should be able to explain exactly what they are doing to add value to your business. Of course, if they can’t explain it they might be hurting your company.

Outlook gets updated with new features

September 4th, 2015
Outlook gets updated with new features

While there are plenty of email services available today, businesses have been turning to Outlook in Office 365 for good reason: it allows users to stay connected with ease and, more importantly, safely and securely. But things just got even better, for Microsoft has rolled out new features for Outlook on the web, aiming to enhance efficiency and usability.

Leaving your desk? Here’s how to lock your Mac

September 1st, 2015
Leaving your desk? Here’s how to lock your Mac

Do you ever worry you may be leaving private information exposed on your Mac when you leave to grab a drink or use the bathroom? What if a nosy employee or thief jumps on your computer and sees or steals your confidential information? It may sound unlikely, but it can happen.

Takeaways from the Ashley Madison hack

August 31st, 2015
Takeaways from the Ashley Madison hack

The Ashley Madison hack is simply the latest case of a big time company having valuable data stolen. It’s a trend that shows no signs of subsiding, so you would be foolish to not pay attention to it. Want to know what your business should learn about security from this scandal? Here are three important takeaways from the Ashley Madison hack that your company should take note of.