Category: HIPAA Compliance

Federal court upholds FTC’s authority to penalize lax cyber security measures protecting personal information and credit card numbers

The Federal Trade Commission has taken new assertive action to protect consumer data privacy interests, this time relating to breaches of payment card information, and other consumer personal information by Wyndham Worldwide, a company which owns and manages hotels. Just … Continue reading

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Online Tech one of CIOReview magazine’s 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies

Online Tech was named to CIOReview magazine’s list of the 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies released in its April issue. The magazine reports the purpose of compiling the list is “to help CIOs navigate and find the right enterprise … Continue reading

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Cloud security concerns persist in healthcare field, here’s why data is more secure with cloud hosting provider

When the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security was released earlier this month, it stated that use of cloud services is the second-highest security risk concern for healthcare organizations. Employee negligence was the runaway … Continue reading

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Ponemon Institute: Cyber attacks up dramatically, overall breaches down slightly at healthcare organizations

Criminal attacks on healthcare systems have risen 100 percent over the past four years, according to the Ponemon Institute’s fourth annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy and Data Security. When the Traverse City, Mich.-based institute first conducted the study in … Continue reading

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Sage advice: Healthcare space ‘a great opportunity and a significant burden’

Scared of HIPAA? Don’t be. It represents huge opportunities for the IT world. That was the message from April Sage, Director of Healthcare IT for Online Tech, when she joined Karl Palachuk on his ‘Odd Tuesdays‘ podcast yesterday. (Find the … Continue reading

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Client profile: CoherentRx uses visual display to improve retention of doctor-patient communication

This is the latest in a series of Online Tech client profiles. Read more here. How do you move from founding Hour Detroit magazine to being the president of Spin Media to starting an app development company to Apple requesting … Continue reading

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Backup video series: What are cost-effective data backup technologies?

Note: This is the 12th in a 12-part data backup video series by Online Tech Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello. View the previous entries here. What two technologies give you the most “bang for your buck” in data backup software? … Continue reading

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Online Tech’s April Sage to talk HIPAA compliance on ‘Odd Tuesdays’ podcast

April Sage, Director of Healthcare IT for Online Tech, will join the ‘Odd Tuesdays‘ podcast on Tuesday, March 4, to give advice on HIPAA compliance. Odd Tuesdays is a podcast for IT consultants that discusses what’s new in tech management … Continue reading

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Backup video series: Do you need a testing plan for data backups?

Note: This is the 11th in a 12-part data backup video series by Online Tech Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello. View the previous entries here. Here is Aiello’s three-part answer to the question driving today’s data backup entry: Always test … Continue reading

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Backup video series: How to make data backup an easier process

Note: This is the 10th in a 12-part data backup video series by Online Tech Senior Product Architect Steve Aiello. View the previous entries here. Want to make data backup an easier process? In today’s entry, Aiello suggests following the … Continue reading

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