Episode 306: [Tech Tips & Security Awareness] LastPass Data Breach, What You Need to Know and Do

We discuss the extent of the breach; options for LastPass users (changing all of your passwords, switching to a different service); being wary of phishing attacks after data breaches; security reminders; spotting social engineering attacks; creating strong passwords; changing default security settings; how to approach changing years’ worth of passwords; our recommendations for password managers; whether BAAs are necessary with password managers; and contingency planning.  

4 Settings To Change on Windows 10 For HIPAA, Ethics, and Your Clients

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Windows 10: so great that Microsoft skipped Windows 9 to get right to it! It appears, though, that in the rush to get it out there, Microsoft may have overlooked a few privacy issues (or maybe they did it on purpose?…) Windows 10 is built to be very integrative with Microsoft’s online servers. The default […]

Digital Ethics In Practice Management @ Raleigh-Durham, NC

Rob and Roy

5 CE Clock Hours suitable for NC LPCs, LCSWs, and LMFTs A 5-hour training for private practice mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, and psychologists in psychotherapy practice to navigate the “digital ethics” and legal pitfalls in modern practice management. We will discuss: confidentiality and other HIPAA/ethics concerns in electronic communications […]

2 Steps to Avoid Getting Your Email Hacked

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I don’t do a lot of consulting for people who’ve experienced a “security breach” in their practices. But in the last year I’ve gotten 7 inquiries about security breaches from colleagues, and every single one was from someone whose email had been hacked into. So I’d like to make sure everyone knows the two things […]

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