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It seems as if our computers fail us at exactly the wrong moment—just when we need them most. It can be incredibly frustrating, but don’t worry! Preferred IT is always here to help you out, no matter what your computer issue.
Do you know when it is and isn’t safe to give out personal information? Are you easily manipulated? Would you give your social security number or frequently used password to a stranger on the street? You may think you know the answers to these questions—they seem pretty obvious—but chances are, you’d be wrong. There are many people who are skilled at getting what they want out of you by simply carrying on a conversation.
HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) was set in place in 1996 to ensure the safety of personal information given by clients to their healthcare providers. HIPAA regulations are strict and firm, but not impossible to follow. They set a standard that all healthcare providers must adhere to in order for their patients’ personal information to stay secure, even in our increasingly online world.