Pete Cafarchio's Archive

August 2, 2016

Pete Cafarchio

Salesforce Service Cloud and HIPAA Compliance

Q: My company sells to the healthcare industry.  Is it a HIPAA violation when my Customer Service Rep replies to a support ticket on Service Cloud?  I mean, Salesforce is HIPAA compliant, right? A: You very well may be in violation of HIPAA standards.  Here’s why. Yes, the Salesforce platform itself can be made HIPAA compliant. … Read More »

June 9, 2016

Pete Cafarchio

Five Salesforce® workflows that put you at risk

If you’re in a regulated industry (Healthcare, financial services, government, etc.) then regulatory compliance applies to the Salesforce workflows that you design and use.  It’s worth taking a closer look at how your data travels to make sure you’re not in violation of HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, FERPA, and the like. The good news is that the… Read More »

September 26, 2013

Pete Cafarchio

Direct Secure Messaging: MU2 Attestation-Choose Your HISP Wisely

Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2) attestation is beginning…and if you’ve not yet selected a HISP to meet MU2 requirements for *Direct Secure Messaging (Direct), DataMotion can help. The DataMotion Direct solution allows you to rapidly certify your EHR solution and enable your providers to meet MU2s Direct Secure Messaging requirements. Here’s what you need to… Read More »

May 23, 2013

Pete Cafarchio

Secure PHI Messaging-Navigating Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2)

         Secure Communications for Healthcare DataMotion Direct enables secure data transfer for healthcare providers, patients, business associates and clinical systems. Now you can easily secure and transmit protected health information (secure PHI messaging) in a manner that conforms to Meaningful Use guidelines utilizing the Direct Project, improving quality of care. Meeting mandated data transfer requirements… Read More »

May 20, 2013

Pete Cafarchio

Fax by Email: How Faxing Violated Medical Privacy!

The following is a completely TRUE story. So there I was trying to think of a blog topic, when on my way over to the printer, I see a print job that came in via fax.  Wow!  It was a medical referral from an orthopedic doctor.  Bigger Wow, it had all types of confidential data… Read More »

February 21, 2013

Pete Cafarchio

Email Gateway:Horseshoes, Hand Grenades & Pattern Match

Are you using the “horseshoes and hand grenades” approach to email encryption? Do you depend on the pattern-matching feature of your email encryption solution (email gateway) and hope you are close enough to catch security violations? Hope? Close enough? Are you kidding? Is that your defense? “I was hoping to get close enough?” Good luck with that. DataMotion believes… Read More »

February 7, 2013

Pete Cafarchio

Be Your Company’s Efficiency Hero: Missed opportunities and the Price of Inaction

Pete Cafarchio-VP Business Development & Marketing DataMotion, Inc www.DataMotion.com   You could be missing a golden opportunity to shine in front of your senior executives. If you’re responsible for some of your company’s legacy business processes, you probably don’t give them much thought.  If they’ve been around for a while, they’re probably humming along smoothly… Read More »

June 14, 2011

Pete Cafarchio

A Shout Out to Our Partner, Jamcracker

Congratulations to our strategic partner, Jamcracker, for being named a “cool vendor” in the “Cool Vendors in Cloud Services Brokerage, 2011” report by Gartner, Inc. According to the Jamcracker press release, “The Jamcracker Platform is a multi-tiered multi-tenant cloud delivery and life-cycle management solution that is used by hundreds of service providers, cloud providers and… Read More »

April 5, 2011

Pete Cafarchio

Security Concerns with Hosted Email Encryption

If you haven’t read about it yet, one of the biggest email hacks in history just occurred on March 30th as Epsilon, a mammoth third-party email marketing company, was compromised. http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/04/us-citi-capitalone-data-idUSTRE7321PI20110404.  The details of what actually happened are still unfolding. No doubt this event will generate lots of blogs from security experts and defenders of… Read More »

March 9, 2011

Pete Cafarchio

SaaS and Vendor Replacement Mobility

Today, I spoke with two new customers who are replacing their current email encryption solutions in favor of DataMotion’s hosted SecureMail.  They cited a better recipient experience and cost as their primary motivators.  Of course I was happy to gain their business, but it got me thinking about some larger implications for the Software as… Read More »

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