Recorded Seminar

Phished, Hacked, and Attacked: Stop Cyber Criminals from Holding Your Practice for Ransom

FidanzaAaron SmithSpeakers: Aaron Smith, ChoiceTel; Dave Fidanza, iCoreConnect
Fee: FREE/DDS and Staff; $25/Nonmember DDS
CE Credits: 1
AGD Code: 550
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Ransomware breaches have risen by 13% just in the first half of this year. According to a 2022 report by Verizon, 82% of all breaches involve some type of human error. Cyberattacks are hitting too close to home in the dental industry. The American Dental Association was attacked in April. Could your practice be next?

Learn what to look for and how to prevent cyber attackers from accessing your practice infrastructure and shutting down your business.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand the range of attack techniques.
  2. Learn how to identify cybercrime tactics.
  3. Learn best practices for preventing attacks.

This course counts toward the Dental Business Professional certification.
Click here for more information on the MDA Certified Dental Business Professional program. Earn one credit in the Risk Management category.

About the speakers … Aaron Smith is senior consultant and vice president of operations for ChoiceTel. He works with clients of all sizes to ensure that their IT infrastructure and landscape are designed to meet their current and future needs. Smith has over 12 years of experience at ChoiceTel and holds multiple certifications in telecom engineering and phone system engineering. In addition, he received his Lean Six Sigma Certification from the University of Michigan and was named a Top 30 in their 30s by DBusiness.

Dave Fidanza has held numerous technical and management positions in both service and sales over his 30-year career. He has focused the past 15 years on the design, implementation, and support of enterprise-level software solutions that focus on managing, securing, and delivering data. He currently is chief information officer for iCoreConnect, where he manages the IT department as well as the support and implementation teams.