Cyber Security and the Dental Office (Part II): Be Prepared: Hacker Tricks and Security Emergencies

Introduction
Introduction

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.

Please note this is Part II of a two-part series. This course builds upon the concepts covered in Part I (Protecting Your Office Computer Network) and should be read after Part I has been completed.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Mr. Aurnou reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.

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 30, 2018.*

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SUBMISSION INFORMATION

Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Submission

To have your "proof of completion" information automatically submitted to the AGD, make sure to add your AGD membership number in the field provided on the Share Your Test Score page. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your AGD account.

Florida CE Broker

In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Florida CE Broker, 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. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.

For accurate submissions into the Florida CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a DN in front of their license number and hygienists need to have a DH in front of their license number. The Florida CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.

Louisiana CE Broker

In order for your "proof of completion" information to be automatically submitted to Louisiana CE Broker, add your Louisiana License number in the field provided on the "Share Your Test Score" page. If you are licensed in multiple states, please enter just your Louisiana License number. Allow at least 30 days for your credit transfer to appear in your account.

For accurate submissions into the Louisiana CE Broker system, dentists needs to have a D in front of their license number and hygienists need to have an H in front of their license number. The Louisiana CE Broker System does not accept "0's" in front of the license number.

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