As a mental health professional, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about how you should encrypt your email communications with clients. This is true, with some caveats.
With growing frequency, vendors market their software, devices, and services as “HIPAA Compliant”. This feeds into the mistaken belief that such beasts exist. It’s somewhat understandable.
If you are a user of Gmail, you may have noticed something new recently. A small red padlock has been mysteriously appearing on some of the emails you are receiving or composing.
It was brought to my attention through one of Tamara Suttle’s wonderful Private Practice From the Inside Out channels, that eTherapi appears to be listing thousands of therapists without their permission.
How do you avoid a phishing attack? No, I’m not talking about rampaging schools of piranha, nor the venerable, ever touring rock band. I don’t even mean that amazing ice cream flavor that references the aforementioned rock band.