This continuing education course will provide dental professionals and office staff a basic understanding of the potential cyber threats facing a modern dental office, as well as the fundamental steps needed to protect computers, mobile devices, office networks, and the practice and patient data they contain.
Please note this is Part I of a two-part series. To gain the full benefit of the concepts covered in this course, be sure to read Part II (Be Prepared: Hacker Tricks and Security Emergencies).
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Disclaimer: Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
Note: Registration is required to take test.
Note to State of Florida dentists: This course does not meet the 3 credit hour minimum for Practice Management courses; therefore, it is only being offered for informational purposes in Florida.
*Please note: this course will not be available after November 1, 2018.*
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Note for Florida Licensees:
For your “proof of completion” to be electronically reported to CE Broker within 30 days of program completion, please add your Florida License number in the field provided on the “Share Your Test Score” page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Florida License number. For accurate submission into Florida CE Broker:
Scott Aurnou CIPP/US, CIPT
This course will give dental professionals and office staff a basic understanding of the potential cyber threats facing a modern dental office. This will include secure day-to-day practices, the methods hackers use to trick people when attacking computer systems, the proper use of passwords, potential dangers when browsing the Web, and how to be prepared when a security incident strikes.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Office Managers, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students
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