Recent Identity Theft Scams

We would like to take the opportunity to tell our optical friends and readers about some recent identity theft scams. You can be a...

Beware of Text Message Scams

Have you looked carefully at your cell phone bill recently? I just did...and WOW! As an early adopter of a number of technologies, especially...

Beware Of Bin Laden MalWare

With the biggest news story in the last several years, the death of Osama Bin Laden has presented a new opportunity for malware creators...

Prevent Identity Theft With Strong Passwords= Security

Last week our Blog- Spert  got on my case about strong passwords, because our host server got hacked and malicious malware was put on...

Opti-fun – Identity Theft

Yes we should take identify theft very seriously and make sure that we protect our optical customers information as well our own! But we...

Employee Embezzlement Prevention

ST. LOUIS • Rebecca Wagstaff pleaded guilty in federal court here Wednesday to a felony mail fraud charge and admitted stealing more than $100,000...

6 Tips for Keeping Your Practice HIPAA Compliant

With employees in and out of your practice and new technologies on the rise, maintaining HIPAA compliance in all aspects of your business gets...

Oakey Sunwear Theft- What To Watch For

We have done several post on Shoplifting prevention. Just a reminder what to watch for. True pictures taken by hidden camera. OAKLEY, OH (FOX19) -...

Passwords & Underwear

We all know people who use the same password for everything. From unlocking their phone to unlocking their bank account online, they use the...

5 Things You Need to Do to Keep Your Optical Software Secure

Many eyecare practices today are using client-server practice management and EHR software to run their practice. And with any optical software there are high...

12345: Best Password Ever

Recently a friend told me their colleague’s email had been hacked, or compromised. It seems every week there are news stories of this website...

Store Layout and Fixtures to Avoid Retail Theft

Your store design doesn’t just help lure customers in and encourage them to make key purchases throughout your store. It’s also ideal for deterring...

Phishing Season

If you are like me (and millions of others) you receive your fair share of junk emails. Some are obvious ads for products to...

Vermont Optometrist Office Manager Pleads Guilty To Taking $360,000

This came across our google alerts - Vt. office manager pleads guilty to taking $360000 The Republic AP BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — The former office manager of a...

Eyecare Security: Change Your Password Hints

How many websites and services have you signed up with where they ask and record personal questions? From Facebook to Yahoo, Match to Pandora....

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