Dental Information Security
Securing your computers is vital to insure the safety of your patients information and the continuing health of your dental practice.
You should allways install security updates to your software and operating systems as well as employ antivirus on all of your computers. Its also recommended that you use antimalware and firewalls to protect your computers even further. For more detailed information on security please see our blog posts on Security
If you dont want to pay for Anti Virus there are free options. Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 come with Windows Defender built in and small businesses using Windows 7 can use Microsoft Security Essentials on up to 15 business PCs for free. The following are free but only licensed for Home PCs.
HIPAA Compliant Backup Solutions
We have researched HIPAA compliant backup solutions for you. Below is a list of those we would use. If your looking for backup solutions for your personal PC we have added a few of them for you as well.
CARBONITE for office
HIPAA compliant backup solution. Unlimited computers and 250GB storage starting at $269.99 per year.
CARBONITE for home
Not HIPAA compliant
Backup your home PC for as little as $59.99 per year. This is intended for personal PCs and should not be used to backup HIPAA data.
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The truth about HIPAA encrypted email requirements. A lot of people argue that HIPAA does not require email to be encrypted. Considering the entire tech industry is going to secure communications by default due to ever increasing hacking and governments snooping its appropriate to start using a HIPPA compliant encrypted email system. Prices of these systems have come down as well in recent years making their adoption more reasonable for smaller practices. We have spent a lot of time researching the different encrypted email providers for you. Following is a list of HIPAA compliant email providers:
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— Melton Enterprises —
Dental Information Technology
We are a full service computer support organization providing small and medium sized business a complete IT solution.
Melton Enterprises provides full-service on-site and remote IT solutions to its clients in the Reno Tahoe area. Our technicians are highly skilled, experienced and are able to support all of our clients’ technology needs. We are on-call around the clock, and guarantee emergency response times. Clients can trust our team to not only respond and resolve technical issues, but to develop long-term technology roadmaps. As a client, your company will receive a custom-developed technology plan to meet your specific requirements.
Each business is different. Our program combines the standard IT needs of small and mid-sized businesses with the unique needs of your business. Our clients day-to-day IT needs are met with exceptional service.