SLPs who use a smartphone for work-related email, calls, scheduling, or social media introduce potential risks to their business and patients, should the sensitive data stored on and transmitted through the phone be compromised. This course describes the importance of smartphone security and hands-on steps to secure mobile devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify potential threats to business operations, reputation, patient privacy, and protected health information from insecure smartphones.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the sensitive data stored on - and potentially recoverable from - a lost, stolen, or hacked smartphone.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to change settings to improve security and privacy of mobile devices.
|5-10 Minutes||Typical use of phones by SLPs|
|10-15 Minutes||Threats to smartphones|
|15-20 Minutes||Data available to criminals|
|20-55 Minutes||7 best practices for securing mobile devices|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Josiah Dykstra, PhD is the owner of Designer Security, a consulting business devoted to the cybersecurity needs in healthcare. Over the past 17 years, he has worked as a practitioner, researcher, and leader in cybersecurity at the Department of Defense. He is a frequent speaker, the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, and wrote the book Essential Cybersecurity Science.
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