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Cyber Security

Cybersecurity relates to the various methods used to protect computers and network systems from hackers and other forms of malicious attack.

Today’s dental practice has a myriad of computers and electronic devices from basic workstations and tablets to 3D printers and CBCT machines which need to be protected. Common cybersecurity tools include anti-virus/anti-malware software, software patches, firewalls, two-factor authentication, encryption, and passwords.

As a business owner, it makes good sense for you to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your network, which contains business data as well as sensitive patient data. In addition, protecting your network is required by HIPAA and the HITECH Act.

There are three key facets of cybersecurity:

  • Confidentiality—data is kept private and secure
  • Integrity—data is not added, deleted, or modified by unauthorized users
  • Availability—data and computer systems is always available when needed

Having a cybersecurity plan is not only critical; it makes good business sense. The Linda Harvey Group can assist you with any of the following cybersecurity services:

  • Customized Privacy and Security Policies including Incident Response and Contingency Plans
  • External Vulnerability Scan to identify external network vulnerabilities
  • Computer network assessment
  • Security risk analysis and gap analysis
  • Risk Mitigation and Remediation Plan
  • Team training along with training for Privacy/Security officers
  • Real-world phishing training exercises

Evaluate your practice today! Ensure that your security and technology rival that of your cyber adversaries. Call today or take advantage of our no obligation Compliance Assessment to see how your practice scores.

Our team of HIPAA-credentialed IT experts—Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Ethical Associate—stand ready to support you.

There were
billion
mobile Users in 2019 as reported by Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data.
More than
million
mobile malware instances were detected by Symantec in 2018.

Cybersecurity Facts

  • Statista, a leading provider of market and consumer data, reports there were 6.8 billion mobile users in 2019.
  • More than 18 million mobile malware instances were detected by Symantec in 2018. (source: Symantec)

If you use a mobile device to log into your patient database, how confident are you that it is secure? Take our no obligation Compliance Assessment to see how your practice scores.