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Using Public WiFi? Protect Yourself from Attacks First

The coffee-drinking, frequent-flying, hotel-sleeping faithful that depends on businesses offering free WiFi might already know it, but let’s have TechQuickie’s Linus Sebastian remind us: “Public WiFi is about as secure as a screen door — made of cheese.” An exaggeration? Maybe. But some might be surprised at how insecure such connections can [...]

July 3, 2016 admin Business, Tech 0

BYOD in Health Care Requires Extra HIPAA Precautions

Hospitals have differing policies when it comes to letting healthcare providers use their personal — or bring-your-own-device (BYOD) — mobile phones and other electronics to transmit and work with patients’ protected health information (PHI). Simply put, some allow it; some provide a device for just work, allowing IT personnel to [...]

June 26, 2016 admin Health, Tech 0

5 Tips for Stopping Insider Threats

Employers bring on people who have the skills, who have the certifications, who often have longevity in the field, and who they think they can trust. But in an increasingly complex, globalized, ruthless world, the trust portion is becoming harder and harder to find — and when a breach happens, the [...]

June 18, 2016 admin Business, Tech 0

ZocDoc’s Patient-First Philosophy Clicks with Users and Their Physicians — When Randye Karmin, MD, opened a new ob-gyn office in Miami in 2010, the patient load wasn’t exactly a problem, but she did want to find a way to invite in at least a little more business. She and her husband had moved to the city with [...]

October 9, 2015 admin Business, Health, Tech 0

All in your head: BME alum carries brain work to presidential level

  When Justin Sanchez completed his doctoral work in 2004 from the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, he was only the second Ph.D. student to graduate from the young department, formalized just two years before. Carrying the Tampa native into the field were two goals he’d had [...]

August 13, 2015 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0

BME seniors partner with Tampa biotech company to evaluate cancer-cell-separation technology

  Julian Rey admits that he was a tad intimidated last fall when he started the College of Engineering’s Integrated Product and Program Design (IPPD) program. The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering senior considers it the closest to a real-world scenario he’s experienced in his undergraduate career. [...]

August 7, 2015 admin Health, Journalism/Communications, Tech 0