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HIPAA: To Shred or Not To Shred?

In 1996 the US government enacted and signed into effect the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act; known otherwise as HIPAA. The act was amended largely to modernize the movement of healthcare-related information, and also to protect personal information from fraud and theft. In HIPAA, this was done by managing how and when personal information [. . . Read More]

Malware; Know the Different Types & How to Avoid Them

With how common computer and smartphone use has become both at home and at work, it’s likely that you’ve heard the terms “virus” and “malware” thrown around before. While it’s common knowledge that these are bad things that can ruin your electronic device, the many different types of malware and their functions are less known. [. . . Read More]

Is Your Small Business Keeping Up With FACTA?

In the United States, many businesses and organizations are subject to different state and federal laws governing the management of business, and consumer-friendly practices. One such piece of legislation at the federal level is known as FACTA, and it affects almost every business in the United States. The Fair and Accurate Transactions Act (FACTA) was [. . . Read More]

Keep Your Wallet & Identity Safe This Holiday Season

The holiday season is among us! With all the hustle and bustle of gift buying, celebration and decoration, it can be easy to get caught up in the holidays. One thing many people don’t consider during the holidays (and who can blame them) is the increased risk of identity theft, and of theft in general. [. . . Read More]