“For doctors in a small to medium-sized practice, patient care takes first priority, and these challenges are making it harder for practices to thrive,” explains Kevin Wade, President and CEO of IntelliSystems, a local IT company that provides risk assessments for practices to help them work toward HIPAA compliance and prepare for potential audits.
Thanks to powerful brute-force-attack software readily available online, hackers can try tens of millions of possible password combinations per second. For example, hacking software can guess a five-character password in under three hours. If you only use lowercase letters, it’s 11.9 seconds.
If you plan on catching up on some work from home AND you’re using a personal device such as a smartphone or personal laptop – DON’T! Unless your personal device is encrypted and password protected from your company’s IT provider (or IntelliSystems!), you could accidentally introduce a virus or invite an unwanted visitor into the […]
Did you know your COMPANY’S bank account doesn’t enjoy the same protections as a personal bank account? For example, if a hacker takes money from your business account, the bank is NOT responsible for getting your money back. (Don’t believe me? Go ask your bank what their policy is on refunding you money stolen from […]
Everything we accomplish happens not just because of our efforts but also through the efforts of others. The biggest difference between people who manage others versus people who lead others is how they develop those under them. As all leaders know, untitled or not, leadership is power with people, not power over people.
National ATM Systems is a local retail ATM provider in Columbia, SC. Their expertise and knowledge in the ATM industry has made them an industry leader and has allowed them to grow and maintain a level of service that exceeds the expectations of their customers.
While many tax incentives for small business have been shot down in recent years, Section 179 of the IRS tax code remains one legal “loophole” worth looking into. This year (unless Congress changes it at the last minute, which they have done in the past several years) Section 179 allows you to purchase up to […]
In 2002, McDonald’s decided to implement a system to provide their corporate executives with a bird’s-eye view of their 30,000 stores, to track, measure and monitor everything from profitability to cooking-oil quality. The project, named “Innovate,” was a massive five-year project with a billion-dollar budget.
There’s nothing quite as devastating as losing a key employee, especially if they give you no warning or notice. Often they’ll give you subtle signs such as a lackadaisical approach to work, arriving and leaving on time, not a minute sooner or later, long lunches or suddenly having several appointments at the beginning or the […]
Are you using any cloud applications to store data? Then listen up! There are a few “gotchas” you need to know about 3rd-party cloud apps that most sales reps will NEVER tell you. They aren’t responsible for keeping a backup of your data. If you read the small print of your contract, you’ll see that […]