in HIPAA Headlines by John Brewer

Surely you’ve heard all the uproar over the Google Street View vehicles of late.

They are the ones that have been driving all over the world taking pictures of everything, “helping” you.

Turns out they were also “listening” in on un-secure wireless networks.

If hearing that didn’t make you go double check that your wireless is encrypted, this should.

Take a look at the screen shot an office just sent in:?

encrypting wifi

Is Your Wifi Encrypted?

Yep, that van with the tinted windows is making the rounds.

To be clear, that says “Federal Surveillance Van 28”.

Could this be the CMS taking a “look” around?

It doesn’t matter.

Make sure your wireless network is secure, both at the office and at home.

Here is a short video on how to check it.

 

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