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What exactly does HIPAA say about Email Security?

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Performing daily business transactions through electronic technologies is accepted, reliable, and necessary across the nation’s healthcare sectors. Therefore, electronic communications and email have become a standard in the healthcare industry as a way to conduct business activities that commonly include:

  • Interacting with web-savvy patients;
  • Real time authorizations for medical services;
  • Transcribing, accessing and storing health records;
  • Appointment scheduling;
  • Referring patients; and
  • Submitting claims to health plan payers for payment of the services provided.

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Ultimate Control: Manage Access to Your Services with Custom Firewalls

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

Can I block this one IP that is scanning our accounts?  Can I restrict my account so that people can only access it from our office network, or require that they authenticate to WebMail first (using two-factor authentication)?

LuxSci is constantly asked for fine-grained access controls by customers who are in shared environments (sharing the same servers with many other accounts).  However, blocking access from IP addresses globally at the request of one customer may potentially affect other customers using the same system.

That is, until now. LuxSci customers can now configure their own custom firewalls to allow and deny access as they see fit without affecting other customers sharing the same server(s).

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Restrict Web Interface Logins by Country and/or Region

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

LuxSci has for a long time allowed account administrators to restrict from which IP addresses their users are permitted to login to the web interface.  Administrators can specify a list of IP addresses and IP blocks (CIDR blocks) along with a list of users exempt from these restrictions.

This service has been expanded.  Now, account administrators can restrict logins based on a chosen combination of countries and/or regions.  When a user tries to login to the web interface, that user’s IP Address is converted into the location from which s/he appears to be and that is compared to the list of allowed locations.

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