the dark side of technology in the healthcare industry

The Dark Side of Technology in the Healthcare Industry

Most things in life have a good side as well as a dark side, which is why each industry needs to have a comprehensive strategy to mitigate any risks that might come up. Let’s examine some of the cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry and how best to reduce them. Remote Access Solutions Some providers use remote-access solutions to make things easier on staff and business partners. Remote access allows employees to access data from wherever they might be when that information is needed. The best way to protect data …

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Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Plan

The goal of this article is to help you improve your cybersecurity plan. By implementing even one or two of the suggestions in this article, you’ll be taking a step toward reducing the likelihood of data loss, downtime, reputation damage, and lost revenue.  Proactively enhancing your cybersecurity plan is a smart business move. Before writing any cybersecurity plan, it’s essential to have a risk assessment under your belt.  Risk assessments highlight precisely where and how your workforce, technology, and physical environment are at risk and therefore where you need to …

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How Tech Support Secures Your Network

I think by now we’ve all come to realize that computer security is essential in today’s hacker age, but what does your tech support do to secure your network? These three common business functions are areas that tech support works to control. Email – it has become the primary form of business communication, which means propriety business information is flowing back and forth all day long. The email includes internal and external communication. If you don’t have an email filter in place, they can be easily hacked. If an email is …

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5 Steps to Achieve a Healthy, Virus-Free Computer

Viruses are no fun for you or your computer and can be incredibly frustrating. If you notice strange emails being sent from your email address, programs starting automatically on your computer, hardware glitches, or other performance issues, your computer may be infected. So now what? Here are some possible next steps to a healthy computer. Antivirus – if you don’t already have one, install an antivirus program. Make sure you only have one program installed because having multiple can cause more issues. Networks Unlimited offers fantastic business-class virus protection. Full …

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The 3 Most Common Computer Problems (and how to fix them)

These helpful hints can solve a lot of the computer problems, and make you avoid going all “office space” on your technology. But before we get into the list, have you tried restarting your computer? NO. It isn’t a joke. It legitimately works to fix a problem you might be encountering. It is a simple step, and it’s easy to do. Another thing to generally look at is updating your operating system. This simple fix can solve issues of software being on speaking terms again. In Windows 10, click on …

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4 Quick Solutions to Secure Email

I think we’ve all gotten those random, easily identified, scam emails, but there are a lot more that come in with more sophistication and are harder to spot. Emails can now come from people that appear to be your customers or vendors you work with frequently. They can also look like messages from your bank saying that your account has been breached. Their goal is to look enough like the real thing to make the threat of their message make your heart beat faster and click the link without thinking …

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Eliminate Unauthorized Web-Surfing Once and For All

Employees, whether they mean to or not, get viruses from websites they visit while at work. Sometimes that malware can be on sites that they regularly visit, and sometimes those bad things are on a website they mistakenly visit. What can you do about it though? This is where Networks Unlimited’s Filter-IT service comes in handy! Filter-IT is a web content filtering service. It allows you to restrict the websites that your employees can access from work computers. It can be entirely managed and monitored by our staff, or someone …

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Why Your Network Security is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

You want to do everything you can to avoid malware, right? Do you have email filtering for all incoming mail to your business? If not, you are putting your data at risk of becoming infected. Networks Unlimited’s email filtering service, Block-IT, scans all incoming email and attachments and blocks emails that have a potential virus in them. The scanning software completes so there is no noticeable delay in the delivery of your important emails. Block-IT is one of our most bundled products, and for a good reason! With Block-IT, you …

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How to Use Networks Unlimited to get Amazing Antivirus Protection

We’ve all heard that having antivirus software installed on your computer is VERY important, but why? What does an antivirus do? Even though we hear all the time that we should have an antivirus installed on our computer, there are still 26% of computers in the world without one. Maybe those people have let their subscription lapse or were too overwhelmed to pick one. Maybe they just thought that it was a bunch of hooey and they don’t need an antivirus on THEIR computer. Those users are playing a risky …

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Outsource Your I.T. – What are the Benefits?

Why in the world would you need to outsource your I.T.? Outsourcing doesn’t always mean what you think it does. Here are a few scenarios we see all the time, where having an outsourced I.T. team can give your business the edge. Scenario 1: You’ve got a tech-minded person in the office who is doing a great job fixing things when they break, right? They might not have been hired for that position, but things are going fine. Why change something that isn’t broken? That person who happened to know …