HITRUST CSF Certification

LuxSci Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification

October 22nd, 2020

PR Newswire. The LuxSci team is proud to join an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification, which reinforces the protection of patient privacy with healthcare customers.

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Podcast: Quasi-HIPAA Compliance

September 3rd, 2020

Total HIPAA. Erik Kangas featured in a Podcast with Jason Karn of Total HIPAA. They touched on some key topics including: What exactly is Quasi HIPAA-compliance? What are some common gaps in Business Associate Agreements (BAA)? What are some best practices when choosing a BAA? Best practices for setting remote work policies.

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Podcast: Remote Work During COVID-19

July 7th, 2020

Total HIPAA. Total HIPAA's CCO, Jason Karn, speaks to LuxSci founder and CEO Erik Kangas about securely working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss helpful tips for keeping devices and networks secure, BYOD policies, ePHI protection, and more.

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Covid-19

LuxSci Provides Free HIPAA-Compliant Email to Labs

April 23th, 2020

Yahoo News. 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 its offer for free HIPAA-compliant emailing services through October 1st, 2020 to help them cope with these demands and to speed time-sensitive communications.

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List of Free Software and Services During Coronavirus Outbreak

March 14th, 2020

Bleeping Computer. In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, many organizations are asking their employees to work remotely. This, though, brings new challenges to the workplace as users adapt to video meetings, screen sharing, and the use of remote collaboration tools.

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LuxSci is Offering Free Secure Email during the Covid-19 Pandemic

March 14th, 2020

NewsWire. In response to the U.S. declaration of a public health emergency, LuxSci, a leading secure communications firm, is offering companies the ability to send HIPAA-compliant health / safety related email securely, free of charge, for the next 2 months.

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Podcast: Cybersecurity for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

June 22nd, 2019

Total HIPAA. Andrew Kroninger, Total HIPAA's Director of Customer Success, recently interviewed Erik Kangas, founder and CEO of LuxSci. LuxSci provides email encryption, web hosting, forms, and secure sending services for HIPAA compliant entities. The two discussed cybersecurity for small and medium-sized businesses. Erik provides helpful tips for small and medium-sized business owners who wish to keep their companies safe. They discuss the greatest cybersecurity challenges small and medium-sized businesses face and the hidden cost of cyber attacks.

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Free HIPAA-compliance eBook Series

May 31st, 2017

LuxSci, the HIPAA-compliant Internet and Email Security experts, have just released their 3-part eBook series on HIPAA-compliant communications, aimed at healthcare organizations in need of additional information to help them better understand the methods and technologies available for safeguarding their practice and protecting patient privacy.

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Could a Device Labeling System Under the Trump Administration Lead to Better IoT Security?

March 14th, 2017

Security Magazine. Recent developments in the cybersecurity sphere read like a dystopian novel. The devices we use for convenience and entertainment in our homes are being taken over for malicious purposes by forces unknown.

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SecureText

Lavabit, Edward Snowden, and the Legal Battle for Privacy

August 2nd, 2016

CloudTweaks. In early June 2013, Edward Snowden made headlines around the world when he leaked information about the National Security Agency (NSA) collecting the phone records of tens of millions of Americans.

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SecureText

Risky texting: 3 reasons you shouldn't text ePHI

May 31st, 2016

HealthCare Business & Technology. Texting may be convenient, but when it comes to transferring healthcare information, it can be full of costly risks. In this article, Erik Kangas, founder of an Internet services company dedicated to secure web and email hosting, gives reasons why you shouldn't text ePHI and what you can do to mitigate the risks.

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SecureText

How do I fix the reputation of my IP address?

April 19th, 2016

Fresh Address. It happens you're sending email messages without issue, and then suddenly they're not being delivered, or they're being tagged as spam. A little digging reveals that the problem is that your "IP reputation" is now poor, and you need to fix it somehow.

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SecureText

How to text and remain HIPAA compliant

March 15th, 2016

PRWeb. LuxSci announces the recent launch of SecureText, a unique solution to concerns about HIPAA-compliant text messaging, and an important step to safeguard and secure electronic patient health information (ePHI).

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LuxSci Announces: Secure Email Marketing

May 31st, 2013

LuxSci announces the recent launch of Secure Email Marketing, a unique solution to combined need for email marketing, patient engagement, and patient communication while remaining fully HIPAA compliant.

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90 percent of 'secure' HTTPS sites are vulnerable, study finds

April 30th, 2012

GCN. One of the basic security checks when conducting an online transaction to make sure the front of the URL reads "HTTPS" which indicates that the site uses Secure Sockets Layer encryption. But up to 90 percent of those sites, including at least several at U.S. government agencies, are vulnerable to attack, according to a new survey.

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Lux Scientiae, Incorporated Announces new Web-based Calendar

November 7th, 2008

"LuxSci has completely re-written its calendar application to provide our users with a fast, modern, feature-rich experience," explained LuxSci president Erik Kangas, Ph.D. "The WebAide Calendars interface now has the same usability and speed as our Ajax-based WebMail and Address Books that were applauded by our customers when released earlier this year.

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Lux Scientiae, Incorporated Launches LuxSci Platform

February 29th, 2008

Thomas.net Premium secure e-mail and Web hosting company Lux Scientiae, Incorporated has just launched its new LuxSci Platform. As a result, the company's clients can now run LuxSci's popular e-mail hosting software - complete with end-to-end security systems - on their own servers from anywhere in the world.

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Lux Scientiae, Incorporated Releases WebMail v8

June 17th, 2007

New standard in e-mail collaboration boosts efficiency. WebMail v8 combines the convenience of the Web with the benefits of a versatile collaboration capability, allowing small and medium businesses to compete more efficiently in today's demanding business environment.

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LuxSci Announces SecureLine Email Communications Service

September 13th, 2005

SecureLine allows its users to easily and securely communicate with anyone who has an email address, no matter what kind of email software or service that correspondent has, or how insecure that correspondent's current email services are.

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LuxSci acquires email outsourcing service from EmuMail

August 30th, 2003

Lux Scientiae, Incorporated announced that it has acquired the email outsourcing services formerly provided by EmuMail. This acquisition provides Lux Scientiae with EMUmail's entire outsourcing client base as well as certain advertising arrangements.

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The Case For Secure Email

March 20th, 2003

Help Net Security. It may not be surprising for you to learn that email is not a secure medium of communication; however, it may surprise you to learn just how inherently insecure it really is – how messages you thought deleted could be sitting on servers half way around the world years after being sent, how people can read and modify your messages in transit, and how the very username and password that you use to login to your email servers can be stolen and used by hackers!

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Interview with Erik Kangas, President of Lux Scientiae

January 15th, 2003

Help Net Security. Erik Kangas has a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is currently President of Lux Scientiae, Incorporated, an Internet services and consulting company based in Boston, Massachusetts. In the interview, Mr. Kangas talks about his company, email security services and the state of secure messaging.

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