Healthcare encryption standards

Protecting personal health data from unauthorized access is an essential part of HIPAA. Yet, even with stolen devices causing 45% of healthcare data breaches, many health organizations still don’t have encryption measures in place. Read More

What breach disclosure requirements mean for your organization

Following a data breach incident, organizations following compliance standards, such as HIPAA, need to follow certain data breach notification requirements. This post will summarize some of these requirements, as well as regional-specific disclosure responsibilities. For the purposes of this... Read More

The role of passwords in HIPAA compliance

Healthcare is a high value target for hackers given the nature of the data and its poor security stance – ranking the sixth lowest, in security performance across industries. Passwords are the first line of defense against cyberattacks and... Read More

Avoid these HIPAA violations

Are you guilty of these HIPAA violations?

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) may be one of the most complex standards to understand but the purpose of it is simple: to protect personal health information (PHI) of patients against unauthorized access. According to the... Read More

Will you pass a HIPAA audit?

Will you pass a HIPAA audit?

One of the most valuable types of data is online healthcare patient data. Multiple Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) breaches in the past showed that fraudsters obtained the records and filed false claims with insurers or bought... Read More