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New Hampshire PSYPACT

New Hampshire Enacts PSYPACT! The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) recently announced that New Hampshire’s Governor Chris Sununu signed PSYPACT legislation (NH SB 232) into law on July 10th, 2019, making New Hampshire the 12th state to …

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Endpoint Protection

Securing your Network (Part III): Endpoint Protection Systems Behavioral health practices handle protected health information (PHI) regularly, and as such, must take precautions to safeguard the sensitive information. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends ten practices that …

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Email Protection

Using Clinical Email (Part II): Secured Email Protection Systems by Monica McCormack and Marlene M. Maheu, PhD In this 2019 update of the use of clinical email, we discussed the importance of implementing cybersecurity practices to safeguard protected health information …

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PSYPACT Delaware

Delaware Enacts PSYPACT The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB) recently announced that Delaware’s Governor John Carney signed PSYPACT legislation (DE HB 172) into law on June 27th, 2019, making Delaware the 11th state to enact PSYPACT. ASPPB …

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Phishing Email

Phishing Emails and Why Encryption Software is Warranted One of the most common ways hackers gain access to a computer system is through phishing emails. Phishing emails can be difficult to recognize as hackers disguise themselves as a trusted entity, …