Tag: security

Why are Healthcare Systems leaving Zoom?

Accidentally leaking data to Facebook and letting hackers take over your camera and computer are two good reasons.  So why does everybody still love Zoom? It is still the world’s best video conference system!! It has a super simple UI, a robust video experience, and their CEO Eric Yuan is…

Does Zoom Security Flaw Compromise Your Patient Privacy?

Last week, security researcher, Jonathan Leithscuh publicly disclosed a HUGE security flaw in Zoom video meeting platform. The flaw lets a hacker force you to join a call—webcam and all without your knowledge. It also leaves open the possibility of malicious ads and phishing attacks. Worst of all, the security flaw persists…

VSee Messenger Release 4.5 – Block Unwanted Contacts

At VSee, we take your privacy very seriously. That’s why we’ve added new address book security features that will give you more control and better security over your VSee contact list. The new Contact Security features now allow you to 1. Block messages from unknown (and unwanted) contacts 2. Approve…

7 Steps For Providers To Comply with HIPAA Regulations

Special thanks today for our guest post on HIPAA compliance by Alex Mitchell — cybersecurity enthusiast, WordPress guru, and data-safety tools tester with over 10 years experience. Who Must Comply With HIPAA If you’re not familiar with HIPAA it stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It was designed…

2016 HIPAA Survey: Are Your Mobile Devices HIPAA-Compliant?

Health care workers are getting better at protecting patient information, according to a new health care survey that shows small medical practices and medical billing companies are becoming more compliant toward Continue Reading…

Doctors Aren’t the Only Ones Leaking Your Health Data

Health care is not the only industry that leaks your personal health information (PHI) according to Verizon. Businesses in every industry collect health data on their employees. Whether it’s for wellness programs and employee benefits or workers’ compensation, there are many ways employers and businesses can get hold of your…

NSA Fishbowl: Secure Communication With Android Phone

Is Your Polycom or Cisco Secure Against Eavesdroppers?

Cisco Security Threat Announcement

“Until a patch is issued by the vendor, Matta recommends you unplug the device from its network socket.” – 11/17 advisory re: Cisco Unified Videoconferencing products Hoo boy.  Apart from staving off companies like ours, releasing expensive novelty items to home users, and then getting blasted in the stock market,…

Skype IPO doesn’t mean Enterprise Solution

Skype announced it will soon have an IPO.  (Also here.) Let’s not confuse this with being a business tool. Yes, video calling is handy for businesses.  But what about presentation and collaborative tools? Skype has an immense user base, and yet operational income for the first half of 2010 was…