September 25th, 2018

Dangers of Free Email Services

Email is still the most used platform for formal communications. Businesses still rely heavily on this means to receive customer complaints and to send out service and billing information. Free email services are convenient and easy for personal use. However, businesses, especially those that handle large amounts of sensitive customer ... Read the complete post

September 23rd, 2018

Scheduled Upgrades from PHP 5.6 to PHP 7.2

During the month of December, 2018, LuxSci will be upgrading all shared and dedicated web servers that are currently running PHP v5.6.x to PHP v7.2.x. After December 31st, 2018, PHP v5.6.x will no longer be supported by the PHP development community and will no longer be receiving security updates. As ... Read the complete post

September 18th, 2018

AWS – Is It HIPAA Compliant?

Is Amazon Web Services or AWS HIPAA Complaint? This is a question that many healthcare providers have a hard time finding a real answer to. However, we at LuxSci have put in the effort to answer the question once and for all. Hopefully, you’ll find it helpful.

To begin with, ... Read the complete post

September 12th, 2018

Is Microsoft Email HIPAA Compliant?

To be HIPAA compliant a healthcare organization needs to ensure that all parties that have access to their data need to sign a Business Associate Agreement (BAA). The BAA helps to protect data security by requiring all parties involved to only share and use data within the HIPAA guidelines. As ... Read the complete post

September 4th, 2018

The FIN7 Attacks: What They Tell Us About the Latest Hacking Techniques

At the start of the month, the Justice Department laid charges against three key members of FIN7, one of the most sophisticated cyber-criminal rings that has ever been seen. The arrests came as a result of cooperation between government agencies such as the FBI, credit card companies Visa and Mastercard, ... Read the complete post