December 22nd, 2020

The CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interoperability and Patient Access Final Rule is a mouthful, but it’s also an important step for improving how health data is accessed and shared. While the rule may be beneficial in certain ways, it’s not without its risks. It opens up the door for patient data to […]

December 17th, 2020

Enhancements to Application-specific Passwords

Since 2017, LuxSci has supported application-specific passwords.  These enable users to create distinct username/password combinations for use with different applications, devices, or for shared account access.  These login aliases can have limited privileges; for example, granting access only to email or only to web site file storage.  Use of application specific passwords can greatly enhance […]

December 15th, 2020

Opportunistic TLS for SMTP

If you want to make sure your emails are secure and private, opportunistic TLS for SMTP won’t quite cut it. To explain why, first we have to step back a bit. Most people don’t put a lot of thought into how their emails are sent and received, so it’s not unusual for them to think […]

December 8th, 2020

Dedicated Servers: How They Improve Security And Reliability

What’s best for your organization, shared or dedicated servers? If your company is looking for website hosting, an email provider, or hosting for other online services, this question may not be high up on its list of priorities.  The differences between shared and dedicated servers may not seem particularly obvious or important at first, but […]

December 2nd, 2020

API Enhancements for DKIM Automation

DKIM, Domain Keys identified Mail, is a critical component to ensuring good INBOX delivery of email messages for day-to-day email, email marketing, and transactional email.  DKIM digitally signs outbound email so that the message recipients can verify that the messages originated from email servers authorized to send email from the sender.  I.e., it helps recipients […]

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