Posts by Christina Harbridge

Announcing: Olliehan IT Is Now Simplified Systems

Announcing: OlliehanIT Is Now Simplified Systems With business, and especially in IT, technologies change and you need to change with them. OlliehanIT was built on the foundations of expert advice and support for IT systems for professional service businesses. But our name limited the services we could deliver. You see, IT as an industry is…

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IT Strategic Planning for Medical Practices

While most medical practices do some form of strategic planning for their practice, they often miss one of the key aspects of planning for their success – IT Strategic planning. After construction, fit-out and setup costs, IT infrastructure forms one of the largest capital expenses for any medical practice. Taking a strategic view of this…

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How To Protect Your Clinic From Hackers

Medical and Allied Health clinics are favoured targets of hackers looking to get access to the records of your patients, and to use your details to get an ‘in’ to other medical practices, hospitals or government organisations. Every business is vulnerable to determined hackers, but there are simple things you can do that will reduce…

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Your Business Is Only As Good As Your Last Backup

Business IT backups are not a sexy topic and one that most people avoid thinking too much about. The trouble is that bad things happen to good businesses. How a business bounces back after disaster depends on how effectively they have thought through potential disasters … and put strategies in place to reduce the risks,…

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Why Medical Practices Are Targeted By Hackers

When we talk with doctors and practice managers about their Medical Practice IT security, the most common comment we get is “Why would they target us. We are too small to worry about.” Here are a few facts to consider: In the US alone, 10 million patient records were breached in 2015. In 2015, 20.6%…

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What is a Firewall and Why Do You Need One?

Just for a moment, imagine that you are running a nightclub in a seedy part of town. Imagine what would happen if you didn’t have bouncers at the door to determine who could come into your nightclub. It wouldn’t take long before drunks, the local bikie gang, and a stack of people itching for a…

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How to Protect your Privacy in Windows 10

If you’ve moved on to using Windows 10 on your computer – and frankly if you have been using Windows 8, Windows 10 will be the next best thing since sliced bread for you. However, there is a little tracking service that runs on Windows 10, supposedly for diagnostic purposes however if you’re anything like…

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Cloud Computing – Is Cloud right for your Business?

Is cloud secure

Cloud Computing – is Cloud right for my Business? In theory cloud computing can supply you with a host of well documented benefits: Think ‘pay as you go’ costing, automatic systems upgrades and ease of maintenance for starters. No wonder so many companies are singing the praises of cloud technology. But how do you know…

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