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OCR publishes new HIPAA resources for mobile health app developers

In the old days, things like privacy, security, and compliance rarely played a central role in the development of mobile apps and other software. Instead, they were normally tacked on later. Today, however, software developers need to incorporate these features by design and default, and they need to start thinking about them from the moment they start writing the first line of code.

Why businesses need to rethink how they deal with end-of-life equipment

In the world of technology, the only constant is change. Businesses face ongoing pressure to keep ahead of the curve by regularly upgrading their systems and continuously improving their efficiency. But this need is also fueling the rapid rise of electronic waste, or e-waste, which is now one of the largest sources of waste in the developed world.

5 Tips to secure your Microsoft 365 environment

Migrating to a cloud-based Microsoft 365 deployment brings many business benefits, such as better remote working conditions, centralized management, and streamlined updates. But as with any cloud migration, it also introduces a host of new security challenges.

4 Tips for protecting your employees from phishing scams

Phishing scams, which use fraudulent emails to distribute malware and trick victims into giving away information, are the most common tactics used by cybercriminals today. After all, it’s much easier to exploit human ignorance and unpreparedness than the cutting-edge cybersecurity controls that many organizations have in place today.

How to stop a business email compromise attack

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are exploits where cybercriminals get unauthorized access to a business email account to steal the owner’s identity. The compromised accounts are then used for carrying out highly convincing social engineering scams against employees, partners, and customers.

5 Telltale signs of a ransomware attack

Ransomware attacks are widespread and usually take victims by complete surprise. Then, they’re left struggling to make the choice between paying the ransom or risk losing their data for good. Fortunately, there are several warning signs that cybercriminals are already targeting your network.

10 Tech tools that education experts can’t live without

With education institutions facing enormous pressure to support remote and hybrid learning, it has never been more important to take advantage of technological solutions.

Whether it’s lesson planning software, home learning resources, or even virtual classroom solutions, the education technology (EdTech) market is booming.

How colleges are using technology to enable hybrid classroom environments

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has placed enormous pressure on the educational sector to adopt flexible learning environments that ensure students continue to receive high standards of education regardless of their circumstances.

In the hybrid classroom environment, instructors continue to hold in-person classes, while also live streaming them to remote students who must remain at home due to self-isolation and other reasons.

6 Exciting new technologies educators can use

It’s an exciting but also uncertain time for the education sector. As schools and universities continue to grapple with the restrictions introduced to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, there’s a growing need to innovate quickly.

What is easy to forget is that this need was already here to begin with.

7 Free resources parents can use to enhance homeschooling

With many schools temporarily closing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, parents now find themselves facing the reality of homeschooling their children. Although schools themselves will remain responsible for setting tasks and providing resources to their students, it won’t hurt to make the most out of some of the many free online educational resources.

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