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Therap and the Heartbleed bug – safe and secure.

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Many, if not all of you, have heard about the “Heartbleed bug“. First and foremost, the website and service provided to you via “secure.therapservices.net” was not and is not affected by this issue. The version of OpenSSL (the offending program) that we use is not on the list of affected instances. We are continuing to communicate with our suppliers, and will act rapidly if there are any changes in the situation that do affect Therap.
 
Some points to make about the situation:
By |2016-11-03T04:23:29-05:00April 10th, 2014|Categories: Security, Soccer|Tags: , |Comments Off on Therap and the Heartbleed bug – safe and secure.

Therap receives SOC2 Service Organization Controls Report for Service Organizations

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Many times when we give an initial presentation to an agency, someone (usually from the legal or business office) asks if we have a “SAS70”.  In reality the SAS70 does not exist any more.  In its place is the SOC2 process.  This means that we have been evaluated by an external body who have looked at our policies and processes. You can read much more ab oout it on the AICPA website or our press release below:

WATERBURY, Conn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Therap Services, the leader in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities electronic health record and data management, has announced receipt of the SOC 2 Report on Security, Availability, Processing Integrity, […]

By |2016-11-03T04:23:29-05:00March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Therap receives SOC2 Service Organization Controls Report for Service Organizations

Java Security Alert

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In regards to the Oracle’s official alert that addresses security issues CVE-2013-0422 (US-CERT Alert TA13-010A – Oracle Java 7 Security Manager Bypass Vulnerability) and another vulnerability affecting Java running in web browsers. These vulnerabilities are not applicable to Java running on servers, standalone Java desktop applications or embedded Java applications. They also do not affect Oracle server-based software.

Please note that these vulnerabilities do not affect the Therap Applications running on our servers. However, this may affect Java used on PCs. […]

By |2016-11-03T04:23:42-05:00January 20th, 2013|Categories: Customer Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Java Security Alert

Managing your internet security

One of the questions I am asked most when I am presenting to new or prospective Therap customers is, “How can I control what websites my staff go to?”

There are of course many, many solutions.  We will, of course, be discussing them all at the Provider Administration Conference (ever get the feeling that you should be signing up?)

Some of the solutions include filtering software, managed networks, kiosk software, and suchlike.

The latest thing I have been trying out (I am actually using it at home), is DNS filtering.

The basic idea is this:

  • When you type in a web address, there is a computer out there that figures out which website you want to look at and points you to […]
By |2016-11-03T04:24:40-05:00December 4th, 2009|Categories: Web|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Managing your internet security