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February 21, 2020

Ransomware In Healthcare Industry: All That You Wanted to Know About Ransomware Attacks

Author: Sam Munakl
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July 15, 2022

Dental Compliance and Teledentistry

Author: Sam Munakl

What is Teledentistry? Have you ever heard of teledentistry? AS per the American Dental Association teledentistry is a method and use of health systems. Telehealth includes an extensive variety of technologies and schemes to provide Read more…

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March 23, 2022

BIDEN WARNS RUSSIAN CYBERATTACKS ARE ‘COMING’

Author: Sam Munakl

On Monday President Joe Biden warned of Russian cyberattacks against the U.S. — making this his most prominent alert yet about what he called new intelligence concerning the Putin regime’s plans. “The more Putin’s back Read more…

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January 26, 2022

TIPS FOR IMPROVING DENTAL COMPLIANCE

Author: Sam Munakl

Dental compliance is an important factor for a successful dental practice. Every employee should understand the importance of maintaining compliance in the office. It is important that the office maintains documentation standards, review HIPAA regulations, Read more…

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December 21, 2021

KEEP YOUR BUSINESS SAFE WITH DENTAL CYBERSECURITY

Author: Sam Munakl

Even though taking your dental practice online can have its advantage, it can also increase the risk of scams and security threats. A single cyberattack can damage the reputation of your dental practice and can Read more…

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October 6, 2021

PROTECTING YOUR DENTAL PRACTICES WITH DENTAL CYBERSECURITY

Author: Sam Munakl

Sometimes cyber-security can be overwhelming. Implementing Dental Cybersecurity does not require to be complex. At Cytek, we provide simple and affordable cybersecurity solutions for better outcomes.Cybersecurity solutions also depend on best practices. Protecting dental practice Read more…

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September 14, 2021

Another Day, Another Google Chrome Vulnerability! Update Now!

Author: Sam Munakl

Google on Monday released security updates for Chrome web browser to address a total of 11 security issues, two of which it says are actively exploited zero-days in the wild. Tracked as CVE-2021-30632 and CVE-2021-30633, Read more…

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September 7, 2021

CRITICAL AUTH BYPASS BUG AFFECT NETGEAR SMART SWITCHES — PATCH AND POC RELEASED

Author: Sam Munakl

Networking, storage, and security solutions provider Netgear on Friday issued patches to address three security vulnerabilities affecting its smart switches that could be abused by an adversary to gain full control of a vulnerable device. Read more…

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September 2, 2021

CISA and FBI: Be ‘Vigilant’ About Possible Ransomware Attacks Over Labor Day Weekend

Author: Sam Munakl

Though lots of people might be taking some time off over the Labor Day weekend, threat actors likely won’t — which means organizations should remain particularly vigilant about the potential for ransomware attacks. FBI and Read more…

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September 1, 2021

Why cybersecurity assessment is important?

Author: Sam Munakl

Dental Cybersecurity is very important to protect your practice from cyberattacks. Data is a valuable asset. To protect your data, you need to keep it safe and secure. Dental Cyber Security assessment helps you protect Read more…

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August 2, 2021

Benefits of Implementing Cyber Security in Your Dental Office

Author: Sam Munakl

Digital technology has become a part of our daily life. We cannot imagine a world without technology now. Technology plays a vital role in our day-to to day operations. They help to simplify the routine Read more…

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June 25, 2021

Are you complying with the HIPAA rules for dentists?

Author: Sam Munakl

If your dental office sends claims, eligibility requests, pre-determinations, claim status inquiries, or treatment authorization requests electronically to your client, your dental practice must adhere to the Dental HIPAA compliance rule. And also it is Read more…

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May 25, 2021

CYBER SECURITY NEW NECESSITY FOR DENTAL PRACTICES

Author: Sam Munakl

Cyber-attack is a major concern in the healthcare sector nowadays. Dental Practices should not neglect Dental office cybersecurity thinking that they will not be the targets. Small dental practices containing patient’s data are targeted more Read more…

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May 22, 2021

FBI Warns Conti Ransomware Hit 16 U.S. Health and Emergency Services

Author: Sam Munakl

The adversary behind Conti ransomware targeted no fewer than 16 healthcare and first responder networks in the U.S. within the past year, totally victimizing over 400 organizations worldwide, 290 of which are situated in the Read more…

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April 23, 2021

The Basics of HIPAA Compliance

Author: Sam Munakl

HIPAA Compliance is a critical factor for every dental practice. HIPAA Compliance violation can be very costly and affect the reputation of your practice. The best strategy is prevention. For that, you need to understand the compliance protocol Read more…

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March 30, 2021

Why cybersecurity is important for your dental practice?

Author: Sam Munakl

With the rapid development in technology to keep the practice up-to-date and convenient for the patient’s dentists have switched to automation and paperless systems. And the dental software depends on electronic data for everything from Read more…

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February 23, 2021

Dental Cybersecurity Safeguards

Author: Sam Munakl

Why Safeguards are vital for a Dental Practice? For managing your dental practice HIPAA compliance is a vital part. Compliance protects your patient’s information and also the reputation of your practice. As cyberattacks are rapidly Read more…

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February 2, 2021

How to demonstrate HIPAA compliance?

Author: Sam Munakl

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are designed to provide privacy and security for electronically protected health information (ePHI). Dental HIPAA compliance served as the cornerstone in the security of a dental practice. Read more…

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January 2, 2021

Dental Compliance Services

Author: Sam Munakl

How do you attract patients to your dental practice? The Dental Regulations are to ensure every dental practice across the country offers the same standard of safety and privacy. It is mandatory to maintain dental Read more…

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December 2, 2020

Dental HIPAA Compliance

Author: Sam Munakl

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are established rules and regulations for the health care sector. Dental HIPAA compliance for a dental office is the same as any other covered entity obligation. Dental Read more…

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October 27, 2020

HIPAA Security Risk Assessment for Dental Practices

Author: Sam Munakl

Cytek we take care of your practice’s compliance needs. Cytek maintains your compliance with confidence and ease so you can take care of your patients. We help companies to defend themselves against cybercrime and comply Read more…

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October 2, 2020

Dental Compliance and Risk Assessment

Author: Sam Munakl

Is your organization done Risk analysis? Have you ever thought about risk analysis and management? Do you have a risk analysis and management plan in your institution? Nowadays all the data collection, transmission, and storage Read more…

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October 2, 2020

Recent Dental Compliance Changes

Author: Sam Munakl

The recent dental compliance changes account for changes in working practices and advances in technology. The changes in dental practice extend the scope and extent of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Health IT Read more…

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August 24, 2020

5 Ways to Prioritize Dental Practice

Author: Sam Munakl

As dental practices become more advanced, compliance becomes increasingly important. Maintaining compliance, staying up to date on labor laws, HIPAA regulations, and other compliance-related issues are mandatory for the efficient running of a dental practice. Read more…

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August 24, 2020

What Is Dental Compliance? A Comprehensive Guide

Author: Sam Munakl

HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It was instituted on August 21, 1996, and marked into law by President Bill Clinton. Alongside medical coverage convenience, the law likewise made guidelines to ensure Read more…

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August 5, 2020

Essential Compliance Factors

Author: Sam Munakl

What are the Essential Compliance Factors When Reopen Your Dental Practice? During the past few weeks, we were going through a big crisis. Dental services have been limited to emergency services. Now it’s the time Read more…

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July 13, 2020

HIPAA Rules for Your Dental Practice.

Author: Sam Munakl

For the smooth functioning of a dental office, it is necessary to be compliant with HIPAA compliance. It is important to understand the rule and standards of the system. It is also required to ensure Read more…

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June 26, 2020

Dental Compliance Checklist 2020

Author: Sam Munakl

Is that your organization is subject to the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Cytek Dental Compliance specialists recommend you to check out the HIPAA Compliance checklist to ensure that your organization is following Read more…

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May 29, 2020

Why Dental practice needs a Dental Compliance Program

Author: Sam Munakl

Should dental practice have a compliance program? The compliance program is a requirement for all the health care industry. In the dental practice area, this has been given less importance. Maybe the reason is that Read more…

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May 14, 2020

Impact of Dental Practices Post COVID19

Author: Sam Munakl

The COVID19 made a large impact on everyone’s lives. COVID decelerates the speed of rapidly living society. As we all know, the new coronavirus affects all the walks of life in every sense. Dentistry is Read more…

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April 18, 2020

Ransomware Attacks and Dental Cyber Security

Author: Sam Munakl

Dental cyber security in the US is one of the great concerns at present. Hacking and IT security issues count has increased steadily for the last few years. Many Dental organizations have faced this issue Read more…

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April 18, 2020

Know More About HIPAA Audit Protocols

Author: Sam Munakl

Dental Compliance Specialists help you to manage HIPAA Auditing. As we all know, HIPAA Compliance is how important it is for health organizations. Dental Offices are not exceptional. Dental Compliance companies help in HIPAA Auditing Read more…

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April 1, 2020

What are the necessary Cyber security requirements in the Dental Office?

Author: Sam Munakl

From the past two decades, Information Technology has revolutionized all spheres of life especially the industries worldwide. It has improved the quality of healthcare services providing precise patient records and allows healthcare professionals to organize Read more…

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March 25, 2020

Important Dental Cyber Security Solutions

Author: Sam Munakl

We all know that we are connected with the virtual world in any manner of our daily life. Most of the sectors are connected with it. So there are many cybersecurity attacks are taking place Read more…

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March 2, 2020

Cybersecurity for Dental Practices

Author: Sam Munakl

There is little uncertainty that running a cutting edge dental practice is essentially more confused than it was just 5 years back. The principal purposes behind this are twofold: First, all dental practices must consent Read more…

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March 2, 2020

Cyber Security new Necessity for Dental Practices.

Author: Sam Munakl

Cyber Security for Dental Offices Data breaches are now a threat to healthcare providers such as dentists. A data breach is the unauthorized access of confidential or protected data in an untrusted environment. It may Read more…

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February 21, 2020

Ransomware In Healthcare Industry: All That You Wanted to Know About Ransomware Attacks

Author: Sam Munakl

One of the most significant security nightmares for organizations is dealing with ransomware. Let’s see the implications and discuss some handy tips that can help deal with such issues and defend against healthcare ransomware attacks. Read more…

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January 30, 2020

Cyber Security Concerns in 2020

Author: Sam Munakl

As we all know that cybersecurity is all about providing safeguards to our personal data, freedom, and our rights on the cyber network. In 2019 we used to witness many data breaches and attacks on Read more…

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November 2, 2018

The 8 Most Common HIPAA Violations

Author: Sam Munakl

HIPAA violations have become increasingly common with the use of technology. Fines and penalties can be devasting to a practice, yet many organizations are not safeguarding against these types of violations. Learn more about the Read more…

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October 1, 2018

Russian VPNFilter: New Modules Create a Larger Threat

Author: Sam Munakl

The Russian malware threat, Cytek originally reported on earlier this year, is bigger than originally thought. The discovery of seven new modules puts smart device users at a much greater risk. Who’s Behind the Threat: Read more…

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August 21, 2018

Meeting HIPAA Documentation Requirements

Author: Sam Munakl

Why Document? Proper documentation is critical when it comes to your business passing a HIPAA audit. Ensuring HIPAA compliance requires documentation, and both electronic and paper documents are protected by HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules. Read more…

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July 24, 2018

Smart Speakers: What You Need to Know

Author: Sam Munakl

What They are: Smart speakers, or virtual assistants, are sophisticated artificial intelligence software. They are currently one of the most popular trends in technologies. The phenomenon started with virtual assistants such as Apple’s Siri and Read more…

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July 17, 2018

Sextortion: New SCAM uses victims’ real password for blackmailing

Author: Sam Munakl

Internet users need to be wary of a new phishing scam that is actually a sextortion scheme, which utilizes old passwords of users and blackmails them for watching pornography. The scammers claim to have recorded Read more…

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May 29, 2018

FBI urging people to reboot routers due to malware threat

Author: Sam Munakl

A new threat which targets a range of routers and network-attached storage (NAS) devices is capable of knocking out infected devices by rendering them unusable. FBI officials say any owner of small office and home Read more…

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April 10, 2018

Computer Ransoms !!

Author: Sam Munakl

Ransomware is on a rampage, seizing control of personal computers and institution-wide networks and encrypting files to make them inaccessible until a ransom is paid to release them. In just the first three months of Read more…

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April 10, 2018

WHY YOUR ORGANIZATION NEEDS A CYBER SECURITY ASSESSMENT

Author: Sam Munakl

A security assessment is performed to identify the current security posture of an information system or organization. The assessment provides recommendations for improvement, which allows the organization to a reach a security goal that mitigates Read more…

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April 10, 2018

8 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself Online

Author: Sam Munakl

In today’s technology driven world it is not easy to secure your devices and information. Every day the news is filled with stories of massive data breaches, hacking attacks, and email scams that threaten businesses, Read more…

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April 10, 2018

Microsoft Finally Says Goodbye to Windows Vista What You Need to Know as a Health Care Provider

Author: Sam Munakl

The time has come: Microsoft has put the final nail in the coffin for Windows Vista. As detailed on its support site, Microsoft will no longer ship new security updates, non-security hotfixes, or even free or paid Read more…

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April 10, 2018

Have you scheduled your REQUIRED risk analysis for 2017?

Author: Sam Munakl

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires that covered entities conduct a risk assessment of their healthcare organization. A risk assessment helps your organization ensure it is compliant with HIPAA’s administrative, Read more…

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April 10, 2018

“If you want to keep living, Pay a ransom, or die.” Over 8,600 Vulnerabilities Found in Pacemakers

Author: Sam Munakl

This could happen, as researchers have found thousands of vulnerabilities in Pacemakers that hackers could exploit. Millions of people that rely on pacemakers to keep their hearts beating are at risk of software glitches and Read more…

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April 10, 2018

Massive Cyber Attack and What You Need to Know

Author: Sam Munakl

On Friday, May 12, 2017, the world was alarmed to discover that Cyber Crime had achieved a new record. In a widespread ransomware attack that hit organizations in more than 100 countries within the span Read more…

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April 10, 2018

Equifax Data Breach: Steps You should Take to Protect Yourself

Author: Sam Munakl

Credit monitoring agency Equifax revealed shocking news late Thursday: A data breach of the company’s servers from mid-May through July 2017 resulted in the theft of the personal information of up to 143 million U.S. Read more…

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