eFax Corporate General Faxing Topics & Blog Posts
Clearing Up the Clinical Management Platform Confusion
Brad Spannbauer | Jun 15, 2018

Let’s face it, the healthcare industry is no stranger to acronyms, and the abundance of them related to electronic health records (EHRs) can be confusing. Let's break it down for you.

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Business is PCI-DSS Compliant in 2018
David Hold | May 22, 2018

“PCI-DSS” stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards - Is you're business ready for the Jun 2018 deadline?

Are You Prepared for the Top Cybersecurity Threats of 2018?
David Hold | May 01, 2018

A host of new cybersecurity threats is hitting the market and escalating globally. In response, companies are expected to spend more than $1 trillion on cybersecurity in the next three years. Is your company prepared?

Could Decentralizing Healthcare Be Leading to Increased ePHI Security Risks?
David Hold | Apr 03, 2018

Decentralizing and outsourcing healthcare — or moving key healthcare services out of hospitals — is leading to major concerns about electronic patient healthcare information (ePHI) security.

10 of the Most Secure Apps for Personal & Business Collaboration, Messaging and Communication
Stephen P Trahan | Feb 02, 2018

Secure Apps are more essential than ever to protect your business and ensure secure messaging and communication of sensitive data. Here are our top picks.

3 Ways You’ll Boost Productivity with Cloud Faxing
David Hold | Dec 21, 2017

Unless your Company uses Carrier Pigeons here are 3 Ways You’ll Boost Productivity with Cloud Faxing

How to Keep Fax Records from Slowing Your e-Discovery Process
David Hold | Nov 09, 2017

When your firm faces an e-Discovery request for case-related documents dating back years, what do you do about faxes? Here’s an option that’s fast and easy.

3 Unique Challenges Traditional Faxing Poses to the Financial Services Industry
David Hold | Oct 26, 2017

Did you know that personally identifiable information (PII) that the Finance industry generates, transmits and stores is among the most popular data for cyber-criminals to steal...

Best Practices for Secure Communications and Messaging
Stephen P Trahan | Oct 05, 2017

Secure communications and secure messaging are essential for your business’s reputation, compliance and bottom line. Are you following these best practices?

Protect Private & Confidential Customer Information through Cloud Faxing
David Hold | Sep 27, 2017

It seems that almost every day there’s another data breach scandal making headlines. Turn on the TV and it’s the lead story of every news channel.

Does Your Fax Infrastructure Comply with FERPA?
David Hold | Aug 31, 2017

Imagine the following scenario taking place in your school’s administrative offices...

Why the Automotive Finance Industry is Upgrading to Cloud Faxing
David Hold | Aug 04, 2017

If your organization is like many in today’s automotive finance industry, the following scene in your offices is probably quite typical...

3 Reasons Manufacturers Need to Upgrade to Cloud Faxing
David Hold | Jul 24, 2017

Manufacturers: Here are 3 reasons you should migrate to a cloud fax service as soon as possible.

Protecting ePHI in a BYOD Healthcare Environment
David Hold | Jul 06, 2017

As an organization responsible for maintaining patients’ electronic protected health information (ePHI), you are in an industry that is among the most attractive hacking targets for cybercriminals.

eFax Corporate Unmasked
David Hold | Jun 20, 2017

Today we present the top ten questions and answers from the eFax Corporate 2017 Webinar series...

How Hybrid Approaches to Data Infrastructure Keep You Protected 24/7
David Hold | Jun 02, 2017

Every time you turn around these days the sordid details of yet another corporate data breach scandal has made its way onto the front pages of national newspapers...

The Top 10 Reasons Companies Continue to Fax in 2017
David Hold | May 19, 2017

Seriously? Does Anyone Really Fax Anymore? YES and we are giving you the Top 10 Reasons Companies still use Fax in 2017.

The Case for Cloud Faxing
David Hold | Apr 19, 2017

Cloud faxing lets lawyers share data faster and more securely – which can help win cases and control costs.

The 90’s Called...
David Hold | Apr 04, 2017

Has your fax server reached the end of its life cycle? What about the costs associated with it?

Our Top 10 Healthcare Cybersecurity Questions
David Hold | Feb 24, 2017

The Top 10 questions and answers from the eFax Corporate Cybersecurity & HIPAA Compliance Webinar series. You asked - We Answered!

Why Traditional Fax Technology is Bad for Business
David Hold | Jan 25, 2017

For many IT professionals in retail, managing incoming and outgoing faxes can become an administrative, operational, and financial burden - but it doesn't have to be...

Use Your MFPs for Cloud Faxing - Video Tutorial
Stephen P Trahan | Jan 13, 2017

One of the many benefits of selecting the us, as your organization’s hosted fax provider is that your employees can use eFax Corporate to send documents directly from your office’s Multi-Function Devices, or MFDs.

How a Cloud Fax Solution Protects Confidential Customer Information
David Hold | Dec 23, 2016

It seems that almost every day there’s another data breach scandal making headlines. Turn on the TV and it’s the lead story of every news channel.

Data Security in Higher Education
David Hold | Dec 14, 2016

As a higher education IT professional, you’re probably aware that maintaining data security and privacy standards is critical to running a competitive, cost-effective and compliant institution.

HIPAA Compliant Faxing for Healthcare: Video Tutorial
Brad Spannbauer | Nov 16, 2016

Did you know that if you’re a healthcare organization, work with healthcare providers or if your business is in any way a “covered entity” regulated by HIPAA...

Why Should Financial Companies Care About Cloud Fax Services?
David Hold | Nov 03, 2016

Every day there seems to be a new scandal erupting over some big-wigs hacked emails. CEOs have been forced to resign and high government officials are finding themselves, and their wide web of associates, in hot water from the latest data-dump of hacked email accounts.

Ditch Your Fax Servers
David Hold | Sep 30, 2016

Fax Servers or Cloud Fax? A major investment and one can have serious drawbacks - Get the facts on fax servers, hybrid models and cloud faxing solutions. Learn More

Schools & Faxing - 3 Things You Need to Know About Internet Faxing
Stephen P Trahan | Sep 15, 2016

If your school is like most, chances are that in the very same administrative offices across your campus where your employees are running sophisticated digital admin platforms and connecting to the Internet at blazing-fast speeds, they’re also transmitting key documents every day using a technology invented more than 150 years ago.

Why VoIP Faxing Can be Trouble...
David Hold | Sep 01, 2016

We receive a lot of questions from IT professionals about faxing and VoIP. “Can we fax over a VoIP line?”

How Cloud Computing is Changing Regulated Industries
Stephen P Trahan | Aug 18, 2016

Understandably, enterprises in heavily regulated industries such as healthcare and financial services have been relatively slow to adopt new cloud technologies for their companies.

Cloud Faxing is More Flexible Than You Think
Stephen P Trahan | Aug 04, 2016

When we say “cloud fax” or “move your business fax infrastructure online,” what do we mean, exactly? We at eFax Corporate use these terms often — along with many similar ones like “fax online,” “fax by email,” “Internet fax” and “fax through the cloud.”

ePHI Data Leakage and the 8 Hiding Places You’ve Forgotten
Brad Spannbauer | Jul 18, 2016

In the last few years, HIPAA’s regulators and auditors have become more aggressive in finding and penalizing instances in which Covered Entities and their Business Associates fail to protect the electronic protected health information (ePHI) in their care.

Don't Move to the Cloud...
Stephen P Trahan | Jul 01, 2016

Pro Tips on Vetting a Cloud Vendor before Your Business Makes the Move - Learn about leveraging the cloud effectively and intelligently in this Post & FREE Whitepaper!

Fax API: What is it good for?
Stephen P Trahan | Jun 24, 2016

Whether you run IT for a small business or a large enterprise, APIs are playing an increasingly important role in your organization’s technology and communication infrastructure — or they should be.

5 Great Reasons to use an SAP Fax App
Peter Ely | May 31, 2016

With our fax-by-email services, your business can enjoy faxing directly within your SAP environment — using any of SAP’s processes and modules — without any additional hardware or software.

How Science Fiction Can Help You Protect Patient Data
Peter Ely | May 12, 2016

Portable telephones. Personal computers. Airplanes. At some point in history, all of these everyday fixtures of our reality were only the stuff of science fiction.... but what about faxing?

Are Law Firms a Target of Cyber-Hackers
Peter Ely | Apr 25, 2016

In a 2015 report, “Cyber Security Practices for Law Firms,” surety company CNA points out that the FBI recently warned the country’s 200 largest law firms that their networks are increasingly tempting targets for cyber hackers.

Why the Sony Hack is Giving New Life to Business Faxing
Michael Flavin | Mar 31, 2016

Hollywood details revealed in the November 2014 hack against Sony Pictures. Sony switching all communications to fax? Maybe....

Covered Entities Can Fax Securely Right from Their EHR Platform
Michael Flavin | Mar 17, 2016

Is your business is still investing time and IT resources to maintain a legacy fax infrastructure built on aging fax machines and servers?

Data Breaches & Fax: Can a fax be hacked?
Peter Ely | Mar 10, 2016

With the private records of 22 million government employees hacked by a hostile government... Learn how to prevent two potential security vulnerabilities.

Reduce Your IT Footprint...
Michael Flavin | Mar 04, 2016

Now is the time to migrate your organization’s faxing from your legacy in-house fax machines to a hosted cloud fax model - Five reasons why...

Is Your Organization Prepared for Phase 2 HIPAA Audits
Michael Flavin | Feb 25, 2016

HIPAA Phase 2 Audits are coming is your organization prepared? Covered Entities and Business Associates in Healthcare shouldn’t overlook “human error.”

Four Tips for Defending Against Cyber Attacks
Michael Flavin | Feb 11, 2016

The 2015 KPMG Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey found that only 66% of executives at health plans, and 53% of healthcare providers, believed they were prepared to handle an attempted hack.

Take Your Fax to the Future — with Cloud Faxing
Stephen P Trahan | Feb 04, 2016

If your business is like most, chances are you still need to maintain a fax infrastructure for your staff. It’s hard to believe that a communication technology that was thriving in the mid-80s

The Internet of What? Things?
Michael Flavin | Jan 29, 2016

The buzzword ‘Internet of Things’ - or “IoT” as it’s affectionately known in the tech world, may simply invoke a question mark, or it may inspire visions of sci-fi-like technologies, such as intelligent drones, or spark images of cool devices you’ve heard about –

Six ‘Back-to-Basics’ Tips for protecting ePHI in 2016
Michael Flavin | Jan 21, 2016

If you’re a healthcare IT professional, this statistic will give you the chills: 81% of healthcare companies have had their networks compromised within the past two years...

Help Your Clients Bring Their Business and Faxing into Compliance
Peter Ely | Jan 14, 2016

CIO Magazine recently published an article reporting on Fitbit’s announcement that it had achieved HIPAA compliance

Three Ways to Kickstart Your MFPs
Michael Flavin | Jan 08, 2016

We receive many questions from IT professionals investigating the possibility of moving their organization’s fax infrastructure to the cloud. Some of the most common...

ePHI, HIPAA & Data Security in 2016
Michael Flavin | Dec 23, 2015

With the HHS Office of Civil Rights planning to begin its wide-reaching Phase 2 Audits in early 2016...

If Your Customers Think Their Fax Infrastructure is Secure, They’re Probably Half-Right
Peter Ely | Nov 13, 2015

Ask your customers about their fax security. Assuming they’ve joined the 21st century and upgraded from fax machines and servers to a cloud fax solution

IT Managers: Here’s Your Survival Guide for Outsourcing Fax to the Cloud
Michael Flavin | Nov 04, 2015

Is your IT team spending more time and resources than you’d like handling an aging onsite fax infrastructure?

Financial Industry Firms: Are You Sure Your Fax Processes Comply With Federal Regulations?
Michael Flavin | Jun 29, 2015

The Financial Modernization Act of 1999 — more commonly known as the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) — sets out new, far-stricter rules for how “financial institutions” must protect and keep private

Healthcare, HIPAA & Apps– The BYOD Party
Michael Flavin | Jun 18, 2015

Common misconceptions about BYOD, Healthcare Apps and HIPAA can put your organization at risk

The IT Manager’s Survival Guide to Outsourcing Your Fax Infrastructure to the Cloud Webinar
Michael Flavin | Jun 05, 2015

For many in IT management, spending capital, time and IT resources on maintaining fax servers and infrastructure is not a high priority.

Six Best Practices for Deterring Cyber Hackers
Michael Flavin | May 22, 2015

The dangers that today’s sophisticated cyber hackers pose to their electronic protected health information (ePHI) and other intellectual property...

Thinking of Moving Voice-Data-Fax to VoIP?
Michael Flavin | May 15, 2015

Research indicates that 69% of organizations have moved at least one application or infrastructure component to the cloud. Did your company?

Top 5 Reasons why faxing is important to business
Michael Flavin | Apr 24, 2015

Here’s five reasons why faxing is still very much alive and will continue to be a mission critical mode of document conveyance for consumers and businesses worldwide.

How integrating cloud faxing into an EMR system yields positive impacts on patient care
Michael Flavin | Apr 10, 2015

Many healthcare professionals have gone digital – implementing EMR (Electronic Medical Record) systems...

Cloud Faxing Accelerates Revenues for car dealerships
Michael Flavin | Apr 02, 2015

Car dealerships have embraced many new technologies to reach new customers. Tools like Social Media, ‘Big Data’ mining, and CRM systems to manage it all.

The Difference Between TLS and SSL Encryption
Stephen P Trahan | Mar 27, 2015

The Difference Between TLS and SSL Encryption - How the wrong encryption can affect your fax security and compliance.

Will Your Customers’ VoIP Upgrade Harm Their Fax Infrastructure?
Stephen P Trahan | Nov 17, 2014

Will your customers’ VoIP migration wreck their ability to send and receive business faxes?

The Key Role of Fax in Data Analytics
Tim Dubes | Oct 02, 2014

Companies are discovering that there is an abundance of value in their vast data warehouses and analytics applications if one knows how to find it...

Cost Models for an Enterprise Fax Strategy
Tim Dubes | Aug 15, 2014

Financial advisors often recommend buying an appreciating asset and lease a depreciating asset...

Integrating MFDs with Cloud Fax Services
Tim Dubes | Jul 31, 2014

Corporate users may think that they don’t need fax within their organization because they simply scan a paper document with a networked multi-function device (MFD) and send it as an email attachment.

Healthcare IT Pulse Survey Interview
Stephen P Trahan | Jul 24, 2014

eFax Corporate Healthcare IT Pulse Survey Interview with Rick Stevens

The Marketing Spin Behind Hybrid Solutions
Tim Dubes | Jul 17, 2014

Hybrid is among the favorite adjectives in the marketing world. We all have positive connotations of hybrid—hybrid cars are good for the environment & give you the best of both worlds...

Fax Servers are Like Airplanes - 7 Question Self-Evaluation
Tim Dubes | Jul 10, 2014

Companies looking to trim IT budgets and improve services to internal customers need to understand how the different departments and locations use their services.

Digital Documents, Compliance, and the Cloud
Elana Meer | Jun 20, 2014

As businesses work to reduce the costs of physical information systems, and to make their systems more efficient and compatible with innovative technology

Remember the P in HIPAA: Portability
Elana Meer | Jun 12, 2014

HIPAA, the Health Insurance and Portability Act of 1996, is a far-reaching legislation capable of affecting the practices of the whole health sector. It aims to ensure that...

Focusing on Faxing - The Mortgage Industry
Tim Dubes | Jun 05, 2014

eFax Corporate® was recently featured on the Scotsman Guide website and will also have an article published in the June issue...

Faxing Resolutions in Health Care
Tim Dubes | Apr 12, 2014

Last month I read a by-lined article on the Huffington Post by Dr. Sachin Jain, “A Health Care Resolution for 2014: Let’s Retire the Fax Machine.” I had conflicting reactions to Dr. Jain’s modest proposal...

Is it Time to Retire Your Fax Servers?
Tim Dubes | Apr 11, 2014

There is always a difficult tipping point when it comes to technology, when you have to forget about the large investment you made several years ago in a hardware device or software application and face the harsh reality that it has outlived its usefulness...

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