Not sure if you are HIPAA Compliant? Now you can make sure

Not sure if you are HIPAA Compliant? Now you can make sure

By Greg and Wayne Polakoff A dental office manager was going through paperwork with a patient prior to an appointment. Among the papers was a HIPAA compliance sheet that asked questions about permission to share their personal health information – asking for phone...
Zap! There went my computer hardware. What now?

Zap! There went my computer hardware. What now?

The stain on the ceiling tile was barely noticeable. Who would have ever looked up and anticipated that 30 gallons of storm water would leak through the roof during the night and settle on that one ceiling tile positioned above the dental office server? Or that its...
Dental Offices Could Be Hacked Out of Business

Dental Offices Could Be Hacked Out of Business

By Greg and Wayne Polakoff One click on an email did it. A dental office employee clicked on an email link that downloaded ransomware onto the practice’s computer server. Within minutes, all of their patient records were locked. What happened next was right out of a...
Why We Recommend Office 365 for Dental Practices

Why We Recommend Office 365 for Dental Practices

By Greg and Wayne Polakoff Which software should you use for your dental practice, particularly when you are talking about creating documents, spreadsheets, and managing email communications? For years, Microsoft Office provided the standard for business...

Dental Practices and Advantages of Unified Communication Phone Systems

By Greg and Wayne Polakoff Phones aren’t just for phone calls any longer. Phone systems are really an extension of your computer systems. They hold sensitive data that requires the same type of treatment as your computer does. The technology behind cloud computing is...
Dentists must comply with HIPAA or face hefty fines

Dentists must comply with HIPAA or face hefty fines

Dentists must comply with HIPAA or face hefty fines By Greg and Wayne Polakoff The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) regulates the security and privacy of patient medical records stored by dentists. HIPAA Title II requires...
NFC IT Becomes Member of MSPAlliance®

NFC IT Becomes Member of MSPAlliance®

NFC IT Becomes Member of MSPAlliance® NFC IT joins vibrant global consortium of cloud, managed service providers and technology enabling vendors INDIANAPOLIS, IN 9/26/2016 — NFC IT today announced that it has become a member of the MSPAlliance. MSPAlliance is...
Microsoft Prepared for Windows 10 Update, Ends Free Upgrades

Microsoft Prepared for Windows 10 Update, Ends Free Upgrades

As we near the end of free Windows 10 upgrades it is worth noting that over 300 million devices worldwide now run Windows 10! Microsoft plans to follow up this success with the first major update to Windows 10, the Redstone 1 update will be the culmination of a year’s...
Alert:US Government Urges Removal of Quicktime

Alert:US Government Urges Removal of Quicktime

Software Vulnerability Alert Do you have vulnerable software running on your computers? The answer may surprise you. In an ever growing list of software that is no longer supported and could pose major security risks, we now add Quicktime for Windows. The video...