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What Compliance Lessons Can We Learn From Past Pandemics?

COVID-19 has us reeling from health, social, and economic shocks, but this isn’t our first global crisis. It is, however, the first in which cybercrime plays a starring role. The world ha ...
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HIPAA and Social Media: What You Need to Know

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was signed into law before the rollout of major social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. And as su ...
December 17, 2019
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California Confidentiality of Medical Information Act vs. HIPAA

Patient health information is governed by robust rules that determine how this data is handled, stored, and accessed. Federal laws, such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountabilit ...
November 20, 2019
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Workflow Automation For Compliance

The time-consuming, administratively burdensome compliance process is riddled with potential human errors that can lead to violations. As securing data increasingly relies on proving control ...
April 18, 2019
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HIPAA Violations in the Workplace: What To Do & Prevention | Reciprocity

HIPAA violations in the workplace apply to all companies, not just healthcare providers, but also covered entities and their business associates. Employers providing healthcare to their empl ...
June 7, 2018
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A HIPAA Security Rule Risk Assessment Checklist For 2018

The HIPAA Security Rule focuses on storing electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI). Healthcare providers, covered entities, and business associates must undergo audits to prove regula ...
May 10, 2018
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Infosec Compliance Awareness Saves Lives from Wannacrys

On Friday, May 12, the WannaCry ransomware attack proved the importance of infosec compliance awareness.  The weaponization of the Microsoft software’s vulnerabilities shut down the UK’ ...
May 18, 2017
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August Standards Updates: FedRAMP Seeks Help, HIPAA Concerns, ISO “Landmark” and NIST Developments

FedRAMP Needs Feds to Help Refine High Impact Baseline The standards set forth by the High Impact Baseline will allow commercial cloud service providers to host sensitive information in the ...
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