2021 TODS Virtual CE Event On-Demand,
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Launching October 22, 2021
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Featured Speaker – Mr. Dean Smith

Get CyberSmart – Technology For An Efficient And Secure Dental Practice

Session Description
Getting connected to the web has made running a dental office easier than ever. From processing insurance claims to managing patient data, practices are dependent on the internet to run an effective, patient-centered office. However, with the introduction of the Internet and the automation of workflow comes responsibility to protect patient information. In this session, Canadian Dental Association’s Dean Smith will discuss cyber threats to dental offices and tips on safeguarding your confidential patient information. He will demystify cyber security, discuss security best practices, and discuss member benefits designed to help secure your office, such as CDA Secure Send.

Session Outline

  1. Understanding Cyber Risk – Understanding why there is cyber risk in Canadian dental offices and why you should care.
  2. Understanding Threats – What does the current threat landscape look like for a dental office.
  3. Appropriate Measures – Best practices and steps you can take to secure your office.
  4. Member Benefits – A brief description of key member services and why you should consider using them.

 

CDHBC QAP Competency – 

Mr. Dean Smith

 

 

Biography 

Mr. Dean Smith is the Information Technology Manager at the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and is responsible for all aspects of technology at CDA. Working in the information technology field since 1998, Dean joined CDA after spending nine years working for FleishmanHillard where he was responsible for building secure web applications for a variety of clients throughout North America.

Security and risk are the two primary focus areas of Information Technology within CDA and Dean ensures CDA leads Canadian dentistry in promoting security and privacy.  Dean has played a key role in the development of mobile computing as well as CDA member services including ITRANS and CDA Secure Send.

2021 TODS Virtual CE Event On-Demand,
Register NOW!

Launching October 22, 2021
Online

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