July 7th, 2020

Protecting Yourself from Email Web Beacons

Web Beacons (a.k.a Tracking Pixels) are images in HTML-formatted email messages that, when viewed, tell the sender of the message that you read it.  This mechanism of obtaining essentially covert confirmation that (a) your email address is valid, (b) the email got past your filters, and (c) you actually read the message, is pervasively used […]

July 1st, 2020

Has Your Email Been Read? Read Receipts and Web Bugs

  Customers often ask how they can know if a message has been read by a specific recipient.  Typically, this is done by requesting a “Read Receipt” when sending the message; however, read receipts are not reliable. Spammers use techniques such as HTML “web bug” tracking to see if you have read an email message […]

May 9th, 2020

Is Skype HIPAA Compliant? If not, what is?

In recent times we have seen a huge push toward telehealth, so many are wondering, “Is Skype HIPAA compliant?” While Skype is a practical tool that many people have access to, it’s important to consider any regulatory obligations you need to meet before you use it. If your business collects, stores, transmits or processes electronic […]

April 23rd, 2020

LuxSci is Offering Free Secure Email During COVID-19 Pandemic

High Volume COVID-19 Test Results Communicated Quickly and Securely See press release from April 23, 2020. The evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to place extreme strain on healthcare services and diagnostic labs needing to communicate critical information, such as test results, quickly and efficiently.  These organizations are nevertheless still constrained by HIPAA regulations. LuxSci is extending […]

April 16th, 2020

Secure & Compliant Remote Work: Coronavirus & Working from Home

  Less than a month ago, a secure and compliant remote work policy may have been far from the minds of many in company leadership. Now that the coronavirus pandemic is steaming ahead, our personal and work lives have been flipped upside down and we are all struggling to make the necessary adjustments. Many businesses […]