Healthcare IT: The Biggest Healthcare Spam Threats (And How to Avoid Them)

The practice of spam began innocently enough in 1978 (yes, really), when Gary Thuerk, a marketing associate at Digital Equipment Corporation sent a promotional mass-email to 400 recipients touting the arrival of the company's new T-series of VAX systems. The reaction was swift, fierce, and familiar: unadulterated annoyance. Today, the...

Healthcare IT: Your Essential Guide to Making Email More Secure

Yes, there are countless cybersecurity threats plaguing healthcare networks across the country at any given moment. However, recent reports suggest that many data breaches across any industry specifically occur due to poor email security practices within the company. A 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report indicates that as much as 66%...

Healthcare IT: Is Your Network Safe and Secure for All Your Connected Medical Devices?

Technology enabled devices within the U.S. healthcare industry continue to grow at the speed-of-light. The emergence of IoT, telemedicine, e-clinical trials, and a myriad of other digital medical technologies are directly impacting how care is both delivered and received on a global basis. Great news, right? Yes and no. While...