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Are You Fully Compliant With HIPAA Regulations?

Are You Fully Compliant With HIPAA Regulations?

The importance of conforming to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) can never be overstated. Still, many healthcare facilities fail to comply with HIPAA rules. Whether it's caused by an accident or willful neglect, noncompliance is a serious offense that could set you back huge sums of money as evident in these recent major HIPAA violations.

Causes of call-quality issues of VoIP

Causes of call-quality issues of VoIP

Phones are absolutely essential to any company’s communications arsenal. And after Alexander Graham Bell made the first coast-to-coast long-distance call in 1915, it was clear that this was technology that had the power to transform businesses. But as with all emerging technologies, there were some kinks to work out.

How Can You Stop Hackers From Infiltrating Your Network?

How Can You Stop Hackers From Infiltrating Your Network?

Decades ago, the term “hacker” was used to identify an individual who was an expert in computer operating systems and programming. Nowadays, hackers are proficient in accessing networks, files, and computers that are locked by security solutions such as firewalls or passwords and they use their expertise and skills for criminal gains.

Office 365’s design undergoes an overhaul

Office 365’s design undergoes an overhaul

Microsoft recently announced that Office 365 apps, including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word will be going through a design overhaul to boost productivity of their subscribers. They plan on releasing new features in the next few months. Check out what they have in store.

5 online reputation management mistakes

5 online reputation management mistakes

Businesses are relying on social media more than ever to get their voices heard on the Internet. However, so many companies make mistakes that are too important to ignore, and which could seriously damage your online reputation. As a business owner you need to keep your organization in check, and avoid these common online reputation management pitfalls.

Regularly evaluate your cybersecurity

Regularly evaluate your cybersecurity

Experts estimate that the global market for cybersecurity products this year will exceed that of last year. At first glance, an increase in spending seems necessary and shows that businesses are becoming more aware of cybersecurity issues. But a closer look may prove otherwise.

How to reduce your PC power consumption

How to reduce your PC power consumption

Every home or office has a computer. In one year, a typical desktop that’s on 24/7 releases carbon dioxide that’s equal to driving 820 miles in an average car. To save energy, you don’t need drastic changes; you can start with making small adjustments that will ultimately accumulate to significant savings.

Web trends in the instant gratification age

Web trends in the instant gratification age

Modern internet users usually don’t spend much time on one page. According to researchers, adult attention spans have dropped to eight seconds, creating serious challenges for business owners who need to promote their website. To adapt in this age of instant gratification, website producers are employing several tactics.

Tips to reduce risks after a security breach

Tips to reduce risks after a security breach

No company is completely safe from data breaches. For proof, look no further than companies like Yahoo, AOL, and Home Depot, which compromised millions of personal customer information. That said, no business is completely helpless, either. The following steps can minimize the risks to your business in the event of a large-scale data breach.

Getting staff to use collaboration tools

Getting staff to use collaboration tools

An organization might have the most state-of-the-art technology in the world at its disposal, but none of it matters if people don’t use it. Here are are five good ways to ensure collaboration tools adoption for your business.

#1 Conduct an audit and have your use cases ready – The first thing you need to do is run an internal audit to figure out which collaboration tools are in your environment and why.