Let’s just say if your laptop has access to confidential patient information, it might make sense to have your i’s dotted and your t’s crossed when it comes to laptop security. MSPmentor reported this week that a Pennsylvania provider was fined $2.5 million dollars when a laptop containing patient information was stolen and hacked into, causing their second data breach. The first breach occurred in 2012 and little information was released. Make sure your IT security is doing everything they can to protect all of your patients on all of your devices. For the full article visit MSP Mentor’s website here.
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