Author: The Nashville News Journal

Protecting Medical HIPAA Records Nashville

Most medical facilities probably have numerous medical records and reports that need to be shredded. Therefore, it is important to choose a professional shredder who can accommodate your needs. If you work for a large medical facility, there are ways which money can be saved including joining together with other departments to send out your shredding as this might entitle you to a group or heavy volume shredding rate. Your clients deserve your utmost respect and ensuring the proper shredding of their confidential information will save you all many issues including identity theft and negative effects on your health...

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Amidst Global UN Sanctions, North Korea bans all social media, test fires new missile

In a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information, North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites.   North Korea has officially announced it is blocking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and South Korean websites in a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information.The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications announcement was posted this week at the country’s main mobile service provider, Koryolink, and other places serving Internet users. Very few North Koreans have Internet access. Typically they can see only a sealed-off, government-sanctioned intranet. But foreigners had previously...

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Don’t Take Chances with Electronic Media

Did you know that it’s often possible for a tech savvy data thief to recover information from hard drives, disks and other electronic media—even if the data has been manually deleted? It’s true, and it’s a serious threat to the security of companies like yours. Improper destruction of media plays a role in many data breaches and cases of identity theft. That’s why laws like FACTA and HIPAA impose strict guidelines on how media must be destroyed to protect confidential and financial information. Complying fully with these laws can help you avoid penalties and damage to your reputation. Land...

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Oscars present evening of surprises, controversy

  Some winners made history – Alejandro Inarritu, director of The Revenant, became just the third man ever to win back-to-back best director Oscars. The Mexican filmmaker gave this advice: “…liberate ourselves from all prejudice, and this tribal thinking, a make sure for once and forever that the color of the skin becomes as irrelevant as the length of our hair.” And some winners were long-awaited. Revenant star Leonardo DiCaprio finally took home an Oscar, and connected the film to his environmental advocacy. “Our production needed to move to the southern tip of this planet just to be able to...

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NashvilleNext plan hopes to ease city’s growing pains

  Like many others, 20-year-old Callie Cash moved to Nashville from Washington state to chase her dreams of music and fame. “So I packed up my Chihuahua and my little car that I’m really surprised didn’t break down on the way here,” Cash said. She didn’t have a job waiting for her when she arrived, and she’s not alone. About 82 people are moving to the area every day. With a crane on almost every corner, construction in downtown Nashville is at an all-time high. With new buildings, condominiums, restaurants, bars and celebrities, it’s easy to see why Nashville...

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