Chris Strammiello’s stories
Protect-data-privacy

In today’s digital world, there are countless ways in which your private information can find its way into the wrong hands. Data Privacy Day – which takes place on January 28 – aims to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the privacy of personal information online. When taking steps to protect your online privacy, […]

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Last month, we talked about the reasons millennial employees are more environmentally aware and tech-savvy than other generations in the workplace. We also discussed ways companies can put those strengths to good use in an effort to advance green workplace initiatives. Of course, millennials can help inspire and the lead the way, but to truly […]

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According to a recent Huffington Post article by Ellen Cannon, a growing number of American consumers have embraced electronic statements and online banking since 2000. That said, a large number of consumers are still not ready to let go of paper statements, primarily because they rely on them as a way to track transactions, fees […]

Earth Day

Research firms, sociologists and pundits have created a cottage industry in recent years: analyzing the attitudes and behaviors of the millennial generation (those born between 1980 and 1999), and giving advice to employers on how to accommodate them. That’s not surprising, given that in 2015, millennials became the single largest component of the U.S. population. […]

Improve productivity and security in legal with powerful PDF tools

There has been a clear shift in the balance of power in the legal industry today. Since the recession of 2007-2008, (although many would suggest the trend started before then), clients have moved into the driver’s seat. Today, clients demand that their law firms provide increased value at reduced costs, and they are not shy […]

Three New Year's resolutions to improve print, capture, and workflow processes.

It’s that time of year again. A time to look back at 2015 to review the year’s highlights, but also a chance to look forward to 2016 and plan some New Year’s resolutions. To help, we offer three resolutions that we believe every organization should focus on in 2016, especially as they relate to print, […]

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It happened again. In case you missed it, there was yet another massive data breach. This time it was at VTech Holdings Ltd. Many security experts believe that more attacks are likely to happen using this same vulnerability. The attack occurred in late November and resulted in the loss of nearly five million records including […]

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Like the bad houseguest who has overstayed his welcome, paper-based forms are familiar, seemingly harmless, and difficult to dislodge. But if we look objectively at the impact that paper forms have on organizations that use them, it quickly becomes clear that their flaws outweigh their advantages. It’s also clear that it’s time for a better, […]

Protection

Now that summer is over, the kids are back in school, and the football season has officially started, our thoughts naturally turn to … protecting patient confidentiality. Huh? Wait, we can explain. Earlier this summer, a star player on the New York Giants, Jason Pierre Paul, had an unfortunate fireworks accident that resulted in the […]

Unsecured printers present significant security risks

It’s sad but true. The frequency of network attacks and unauthorized access to confidential information are so high that they have become inevitable. For proof, just look to recent headlines. For example, the  story about hackers accessing investor reports to aid insider traders. Or another recent example of a cyber security firm’s intern using the […]

Mobile devices present challenges for protecting PHI

Many hospitals share their information at the point of care on a variety of mobile devices, including both hospital-issued and physician-owned smartphones, tablets and notebook computers. According to a study by the data security and privacy research organization, the Ponemon Institute, 81 percent of healthcare organizations said they already use smart devices to collect, store […]

Doctor using mobile technology

The growing use of smart devices at the point of care exacerbates the dual, yet contradictory, challenges confronting hospital IT directors and compliance officers: making patients’ health information easier to access and share, while at the same time keeping it more secure. A major problem is that there are just too many touch points that […]

Gain Control of Office Information

A widely cited stat of importance to every business is that 80 percent of the world’s data is in unstructured, mostly document form, leaving businesses vulnerable to data loss or theft. The loss or misuse of sensitive documents through a security breach can have a massive negative impact on any business. It can also generate […]