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What is public wi-fi?

HIPAA TIPS: Mobile Device Compliance Part 10

Use adequate security to send or receive health information over public Wi-Fi networks What is a public Wi-Fi network? Wi-Fi stands for Wireless Fidelity. It refers to wireless data networking technologies. Wireless data networking links computers, including mobile devices, without wires (such as an Internet cord). The risk of using a public Wi-Fi network (or […]

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What is security software?

HIPAA TIPS: Mobile Device Compliance Part 6

Install and enable security software What is security software? Security software protects against malicious software such as viruses, spam and malware. A virus is a self-replicating program that runs and spreads by modifying other programs or files. Spam is the abuse of electronic messaging systems. It is electronic junk mail. Malware is a program that […]

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