Posts by epitomyze

Is this photograph dangerous?

The rise of mobile devices as a means for patients to share personal health information with their providers has generated an explosion in the amount of digital media — specifically images and video — that are being sent and managed via…(ahem)…let’s just say slightly less than HIPAA compliant means. If you are a health care…

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Have You Checked Your Passwords?

Think your passwords are safe? Think again. I recently received an unusually provocative email, sent from an old friend, brilliant software engineer and seasoned international expert in data security and the art of not being found online: “Hi Freddy, look at the attachment [see screen grab], take care of your passwords, change them periodically, and…

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