Blog Posts In Category: Cybersecurity & Compliance

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NetTech Consultants Now Offers CMMC Readiness Assessments

By The NetTech Content Team / May 31, 2021

Any organization wanting to do business with the United States Department of Defense (DoD) must comply with the DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model (CMMC). At a minimum, companies must have a Level 1 certification as determined by an accredited third-party assessment organization (C3PAO). For companies wanting to do business with the DoD, NetTech Consultants of Jacksonville, Florida,…

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Sharing Patient Records Between Field Locations Without Compromising Security

By The NetTech Content Team / March 15, 2021

Maintaining HIPAA compliance is among the most important considerations of a medical business. Whether you are a hospital, clinic, or a secondary business that serves the health industry, we know that patient records security is a top priority. Patient data must be protected in compliance with HIPAA regulations. For a small medical operation with a…

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WFH Security Risks of a Medical Business

By The NetTech Content Team / February 9, 2021

Before the coronavirus pandemic, working from home (WFH) was considered an unusual but popular employment perk. In the aftermath of the pandemic, working from home has become the norm for anyone whose job can be done from a computer. While the medical industry hasn’t experienced nearly as much disruption as other industries, the pandemic has…

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6 Techniques to Reduce the Risk of Human Error in Network and Computer Security

By The NetTech Content Team / November 16, 2020

Maintaining network security and computer security in today’s cyber environment is a big task. Even individuals without a company to worry about must constantly remain on their toes. In the business world, every company that handles data (aka everyone) is a target for today’s hackers. From a handful of credit-card numbers to reams of private…

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How to Automate Permissions Settings to Increase HIPAA Compliance

By The NetTech Content Team / October 28, 2020

There are two guiding patient-protections in the medical industry: The Hippocratic Oath and HIPAA. The Hippocratic Oath is the basis of all medical integrity and responsibility, while HIPAA is the basis of all patient privacy. The original HIPA bill was signed in 1996, and it has seen many updates since information storage and sharing technology…

The 9 Most Common HIPAA Violations and How to Prevent Them

By The NetTech Content Team / May 14, 2020

HIPAA violations are common occurrences throughout the medical industry. Inadequate security protocols, failure to perform comprehensive risk audits, and human error are just a few of the many contributing factors that result in breaches of HIPAA regulations.  The following information discusses 9 of the most common HIPAA violations that occurred in 2019, the potential damage…