Netgain Healthcare IT Blog | Password best practices

Website Passwords Can Give Easy Access to ePHI

Posted by Netgain Blog Team on Oct 15, 2015 2:28:48 PM

We all login to many websites. Online banking, social media, and shopping and news sites are just a few examples. Chances are we even created accounts on now long-forgotten websites. And, like many other people we used the same, or only a few different usernames and passwords. And worse yet, we may have used the same login credentials as we use at our place of work. That is a problem—others can gather our credentials from less protected sites to gain access to our sensitive healthcare data. It happens all the time. Exploiting human behavior to defeat security safeguards remains the leading cause of breach.  

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Topics: Password best practices, password security

3 Best Practices To Follow For Better Password Security

Posted by Charles Killmer - Netgain’s Security Officer on Sep 2, 2014 2:03:00 PM

I hate passwords.  They are complex, should be unique for every website or service, and I have to change them every 90 days.  What is the point?  "My accounts have never been compromised." (That I know of.)

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Topics: Password best practices, password security

How Secure is My Password: 4 Essential Best Practices

Posted by Netgain Blog Team on May 23, 2014 3:55:00 PM

As modern users of the Internet, the number of passwords that we’re required to use every day can be overwhelming.  On top of that, the requirements set forth for password security policies doesn’t make it any easier for us to keep all those passwords straight.  

To make things easier for you, have your computer work for you.  Start using a Password Manager to create and keep your passwords

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