Cyber Security

Five Easy Things You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your HIPAA Happiness

Implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) or 2FA

Helps give you an extra boost of security. This method grants access to a website or application only after successfully presenting two or more pieces of evidence to an authentication mechanism.

Passwords Management

Create unique passwords for all your accounts, don’t share passwords, and use a password manager to keep track of all your credentials.

Software Updates

Keeping all your devices updated helps reduce the risks of security vulnerabilities.  This includes your PCs, laptops, iPads, phones, cameras, firewalls, and all other technology you have in your practice.

Cyber Security Training

Reduce the chances of you or your staff making costly mistakes by providing ongoing and consistent cybersecurity training.

Encrypt Devices That Hold ePHI

A low-cost strategy to achieve “get out of jail free” status if those devices are lost or stolen.  Keep in mind this may include PCs along with the more obvious devices such as laptops and portable media like USB drives.

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Cyber Security

We began working with OCS IT and Joe Goldstein nearly 2 years ago. If you have a physician practice and are needing IT support, this is the company to work with! Joe’s background in HIPAA compliance, coupled with his knowledge of medical practices and networking systems is second to none! We’ve made many strides in the right direction assuring our network is not only secure but that we also run efficiently. When a computer or networking issue arises, OCS IT is timely and knowledgeable in helping to resolve the issue. As a Practice Administrator, my team is grateful for the working relationship and support we receive from OCS IT!

Lisa Bendt

Internet Security