The Benefits of RMS
Free Security Audits - This is a quick check up to see if your company's safeguards for information protection are in place and working.
Free Employee Training - We offer a fifteen minute video on the proper handling of confidential documents by employees and then have an acknowledgement page for them to sign afterwards for you to keep in your personnel files. This will put ... [Read More]
New HIPAA Regulations and Finding the Right Business Associate
The US Department of Health and Human Services recently released final regulations that address recent legislative changes made to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) privacy and data security rules. In addition to prohibiting the sale of protected health information (PHI) and the use of it for marketing and fund raising purposes, new standards will be applied to ... [Read More]
Looking back over 2012’s Data Breaches and Learning how to Protect your Data
2012 may best be characterized as the “year of the data breach.” While it’s difficult to categorize if it is the worst year on record, there were certainly some egregious instances concerning the mishandling and improper protection of corporate data and information. A few of the worst examples include:
· the theft of 450,000 unencrypted Yahoo user name and passwords
· the ... [Read More]
Increased Focus on Electronic Data Breaches: Should we be more Comfortable with Paper?
The news seems to be awash these days with several high profile data breaches, the most prominent of which involved South Carolina’s Department of Revenue compromising the social security numbers of over 3.6 million tax payers just over three weeks ago. That particular incident involved hacking, which has become commonplace as more sensitive information is stored and accessed digitally. In ... [Read More]
E-Recycling and Hard Drive Destruction for Healthy Planet
Beyond the security of your information it pays to think about where your used electronics end up after you've disposed of them. E-waste represents 70% of all toxic waste in landfills. Unfortunately, a large amount of used computer equipment and mobile devices continue to be dumped, which ends up having a lasting and devastating effect on the environment. Contaminants from ... [Read More]
Preventing Business Data Theft through Shredding
Data breaches continue to rise
During September and October of this year, several businesses in Salina, Kansas have fallen victim to a rash of hard drive thefts. The vast storage capacity of these storage mediums makes them especially appealing to thieves seeking access to a large volume of valuable information. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the first and most likely won’t be the ... [Read More]
Document Scanning Helps Optimize Your Organization
If you’re a business owner chances are you have a lot on your plate, from managing your organization, to creating new opportunities, to controlling the bottom line. If only there was enough time in the day for to get everything done. Time and productivity are premium commodities that need to be managed wisely.
The headaches of hardcopy documents
Consider the ... [Read More]
HIPPA, HITECH and your Medical Practice
Even as more attention is focused on protecting patient health information, unauthorized access to patient healthcare records continues to grow. In 2012 alone there’ve been several major breaches involving millions of records. These incidences have gained more prominence due a provision of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) called the Breach Notification Rule.
The ... [Read More]