According to a Bloomberg Business story, a cyber-criminal can crack a six-character password that has all lowercase letters in just 10 minutes. Using simple passwords is just one of the common work habits that can result in a data breach risk for you and your practice.
Phishing is when fraudsters pose as a legitimate company, person or institution in an email or text message to trick someone into giving financial and/or other personal information. Cyber criminals also use fake online advertising to direct victims to fake websites where username, password or financial information is required.
The need for information security has never been greater… but now the big question is how to implement data security that really works.
A recent crime survey in the UK showed an 8% increase in cyber-crime offences. Online fraud is a huge issue, and fraud has far surpassed burglary and theft as the highest volume crime. Find out more about how to protect your practice here.
Most businesses and organisations these days want to be ‘green’ – and paper recycling goes a long way towards hitting sustainability targets and demonstrating environmental good practice. For GP Practices, there’s also the matter of patient confidentiality and the secure disposal of confidential information that is embedded in legislation and the NHS codes of practice.