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Data Security and Your Dental Practice
April 3, 2020 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Data Security and Your Dental Practice

by Sandro Persia, Logic Tech Corp

The amount of data generated from humans and computers continues to grow each day, and with it, the number of data breaches. This holds true for the healthcare industry, including dental practices, which is why having a solid data security

December 9, 2019 News News

Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

by Krebson Security

A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Multiple sources affected say their IT provider, Englewood, Colo. based Complete Technology

October 15, 2019 News News

Global Wave Of Ransomware Attacks Hitting Canadian Health Care Facilities

by CBC News

When a Toronto dentist learned last week that his office’s computer network had been attacked with ransomware, it felt like a “violation.” “It was terrible,” he said. “My wife was even nervous about sleeping at home.” Staff were locked out of digital

September 4, 2019 News News

Dentist Offices Nationwide Hit With REvil Ransomware Attacks

by SC Magazine

Dental practices across the country found themselves locked out of their patient files after a hacker group infected a pair of software providers with REvil, or Sodinokibi, ransomware. The two companies, The Digital Dental Record and PerCSoft, which created DDS

June 4, 2018 Feature Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral Health

How Ransomware and Data Theft will Change the Face of Dentistry

by Ian Furst, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Ian Thornton-Trump, CD, CEH, CNDA, CSA

If you have never heard of the Wannacry virus, it’s a story you need to know. On March 14, 2017, Microsoft issued a patch for a flaw in their operating system. A flaw that could allow a malicious actor to