Types of Phishing Scams

Phishing scams typically fall into one of these 5 categories:

1. Deceptive Phishing

Deceptive phishing occurs when scammers impersonate credible companies in order to steal personal information and login credentials. These emails typically create a sense of urgency for victims to rectify a problem with their accounts and prompts the unsuspecting to clink on an external link. These external links often look very similar to the login pages of the company that the scammer is mimicking. Victims then sign in to the scammer’s page, thus surrendering their login information.

2. Spear Phishing

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How to Correctly Respond to a Cyber Attack

As technological advancements increase daily, our dependence on technology continues to positively correlate with this trend. Practices implement technology to streamline administrative tasks, gather patient data, organize and store patient health records, manage finances, and other tasks to maximize overall profitability.  Unfortunately, the recent influx in technology also positively correlates to an increasing concern: the growing number of cybercriminals.
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How to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Expenses

Operating a dental practice is very expensive. Many times, the expenses are associated with workers’ compensation. Below are a list of guidelines and procedures that may help a practice owner reduce workers’ compensation costs and claim exposure:

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Preventing Embezzlement

There are many opportunities for employee embezzlement to occur in a dental practice. There are, however, certain steps you can take to help prevent employee embezzlement. You must be diligent.

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Practice Procedures Manual

Before you open your dental practice (or purchase a dental practice), you must have detailed office procedures in place.

Office procedures should address administrative tasks such as:

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