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Cyber Security Breaches in Healthcare

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, Security|

No doubt about it, cyber security breaches are a major concern for everyone, even major websites. Recently a massive denial-of-service (DoS) attack shut down major websites across the internet, including Twitter and Spotify, a streaming music service. The Healthcare industry, in particular, is especially vulnerable to cyber attacks. The Ponemon Institute’s latest study, The Sixth Annual Benchmark Study

Why Managed Compliance is Important for LTC and Retirement Homes

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, Security|

Do you worry about your Long-Term Care or Retirement home being audited? Do you know if your patient data is secure? What would happen to if your patient data was compromised? Are you unsure of your regulatory compliance with CARP and PIPEDA (“Personal Information Protections and Electronic Documents Act”? Be sure your client or patient data is protected and

Can a High-Tech LTC Home or Retirement Residence be Trouble Free?

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare|

Does your Long-Term Care Home or Retirement Residence suffer from the following technical troubles? Aging hardware Slow computers or network links No backup and limited security for data Inadequate Wireless coverage Staff that need more training and support What if those problems could disappear, and you never had to worry about your information technology again…on

Free SSL Certificates with Managed Services

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security|

SSL Certificates are used to establish an encrypted connection between a computer browser and a web server. Secure Sockets Layer’s (SSL) technology activates a lock and the https protocol which allows for secure connections that protects sensitive information. Once that connection is established, all web traffic between the web server and the computer browser will be protected. Usually, an SSL

Get Creative and Change your Common Passwords

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security, Tips & Tricks|

Here’s a reminder to do something you probably haven’t done in a while…change your common passwords.  And, while you’re at it, choose new passwords that are not so common. Some of the most commonly-used passwords, according to the security group SplashData, are “password”, “qwerty”, “12345” and “welcome”.  Predictably, they are all terribly easy to guess. You can see

IT Funding for Long-Term Care Homes in Ontario

By |2021-07-27T11:29:03-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare, IT Budget|

The Government of Ontario’s guidelines for Long-Term Care invoices can be confusing. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care insists on specific procedures to claim and capture funding, so it’s important to understand how to properly invoice expenditures for your Long-Term Care Home’s Information Technology services. If done right, funding can be obtained to support your IT

Microsoft Azure Preview for Canadian Cloud Customers

By |2021-07-27T11:29:04-04:00June 28th, 2021|Cloud|

The Canadian Cloud is happening. Microsoft’s plan to expand the Cloud into Canada is on track, with the delivery of an operational preview of Microsoft Azure cloud services to select customers. Last year, we told you about the announced plans to deliver locally hosted Microsoft Cloud Services in Canada.  Now, with the Azure Preview in the Toronto and Quebec

A Virtual Data Center is a Modern Day Business Tool

By |2021-07-27T11:29:04-04:00June 28th, 2021|Cloud|

Virtualization makes sense on so many levels; once you understand the benefits, it’s easy to understand why modern-day businesses are migrating to virtual data centers. Every business owner and administrator should understand why hosted data is the way to go. Decisions in business are based on growth for the future, so here are some ways

Health Care: IT Measures for Patient Safety

By |2021-07-27T11:29:04-04:00June 28th, 2021|Healthcare|

As Ontario’s population ages, our health and long-term care industries must keep up with technological advancements. If they were once overburdened by slow and expensive innovation, that’s certainly not the case anymore.  In fact, innovations in information technology today allow healthcare practitioners fast, affordable, and efficient patient care. So, which IT measures and technologies should long-term care providers put

Outsmart Cyber Criminals to Prevent Identity Theft

By |2021-07-27T11:29:04-04:00June 28th, 2021|Security|

You may have heard it before, but… Prevention is the key to protecting your IT security and identity from cyber criminals. When you read that, don’t you just want to push that thought aside and say, “It won’t happen to me!”. It doesn’t have to be as long as you put preventative measures into place.

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