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Upcoming Webinar – Secure Fax & Document Delivery for the Enterprise

On Thursday, November 13th at 2:00 PM EST, join fax industry expert Mark Malone and Bill Ho, President of Biscom, in a live webinar to discuss Mark’s recent whitepaper “Understanding Secure Fax & Document Delivery Solutions for the Enterprise”. In the whitepaper Mark highlighted some of the key trends in the automated fax industry as well as some of the important security considerations and challenges facing IT today.  Although faxing is often thought of as a secure alternative to other forms of document delivery, unsecure faxing can introduce similar security loopholes that do not stand up to the scrutiny of today’s rigid compliance regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard …

Disabling SSL3 for Poodle Vulnerability in IIS

The poodle vulnerability is an issue with SSL 3.0.  Currently the best workaround is to disable SSL 3 on web servers. There is an online SSL checker at https://ssltools.thawte.com/checker/views/certCheck.jsp Biscom’s linux appliance should not be affected as it uses an older version of openssl that does not support SSL 3. The steps to disable SSL 3 support on windows are in this link: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/3009008.aspx The first to options disable SSL per client, so that is not a global solution. The third option disables it at the server version and is included below: • Disable SSL 3.0 in Windows You can disable support for the SSL 3.0 protocol on Windows by following …

Was Orange County Getting the Drop(box) on the Public?

Orange County (FL) public officials have been criticized recently for using a Dropbox account to share files and collaborate.  This has triggered investigations and accusations centered around what information has been shared and who has access to the account.  The concern is that data may have been shielded from public view as well as the possibility that lobbyists may have been able to access the information and perhaps even influence decisions via a means that is not easily monitored and audited. By using a rogue file sharing account where security and user/device permissions are not controlled by IT they have invited this criticism.  Who really knows what documents existed in this Dropbox instance …

Send Faxes Directly From Epic

FAx integration with Epic

A common question that gets asked when someone is evaluating fax solutions is whether or not they integrate with existing applications. In the healthcare industry it is not only important that solutions can integrate with common systems such as Epic they must also be able to adhere to the standards and heavy scrutinization that occurs in a heavily regulated industry. Ensuring the security of Patient Health Information (PHI) is a must. Biscom’s fax solutions enable users to submit faxes right from the Epic client, with no additional client software required. The fax integration automatically extracts both the sender and the recipient information, adding additional protection for patient information. By sending …