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5 Common HIPAA Mistakes

5 Common HIPAA Mistakes

Now more than ever, HIPAA compliance is a must. It’s hard to believe, but HIPAA violations can soar to over ...
HIPAA Compliance Will Stop Ransomware’s Damage

HIPAA Compliance Will Stop Ransomware’s Damage

On average, there have been 4,000 daily ransomware attacks since early 2016, an increase of 300% from the 1,000 ...
WannaCry Ransomware Protection with HIPAA

WannaCry Ransomware Protection with HIPAA

WannaCry, WannaCrypt, Wana Decryptor or WCry, whatever it is called, ransomware has been spreading through over ...
Creating and Managing Passwords

Creating and Managing Passwords

How many times a day do you access applications or websites that require passwords? The temptation is to make ...
Malicious Social Engineering and HIPAA

Malicious Social Engineering and HIPAA

Spam accounts for 65% of the total volume of global internet email traffic according to Cisco’s 2017 Annual ...
HIPAA Violations Every Day and Every Size

HIPAA Violations Every Day and Every Size

We frequently get questions about whether or not an event is a HIPAA violation. Some of the events are hazy, ...
HIPAA and Medical Records Retention Requirements by State

HIPAA and Medical Records Retention Requirements by State

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requires Covered Entities and Business Associates ...
Auditing Business Associates

Auditing Business Associates

Have you Audited your HIPAA Business Associates? This question comes up frequently when we are working on HIPAA ...
Implementing HIPAA is More Than Meeting Government Regulations

Implementing HIPAA is More Than Meeting Government Regulations

Recently, I was on a vacation in Germany, and as I visited several medieval cities, I had two thoughts. First, ...
The FTC Act and HIPAA Protect the Same Information

The FTC Act and HIPAA Protect the Same Information

You collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) about your patients, employees and clients, which can be ...
Microsoft End of Support for 2017

Microsoft End of Support for 2017

Note: We update this list every year. To see the most recent version of this post, click here. There are numerous ...
It’s Time to Report Small Breaches

It’s Time to Report Small Breaches

Deadline for Reporting HIPAA Breaches Affecting Fewer than 500 Individuals ­­– February 28, 2017   HIPAA breaches ...
Are You Prepared for Ransomware?

Are You Prepared for Ransomware?

Both large and small businesses are warned about hackers getting into their files and demanding a ransom in order ...
HIPAA and Cloud Computing Part II

HIPAA and Cloud Computing Part II

Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of Civil Rights’ (OCR) Phase 2 of the HIPAA Audit Program is scheduled to ...
Encrypting Devices

Encrypting Devices

Most electronic devices come with the ability to encrypt the internal drive. Encrypting your data adds an extra ...
HIPAA Compliant Email Encryption Review

HIPAA Compliant Email Encryption Review

Covered Entities, Business Associates and Business Associate Subcontractors are required to protect the PHI they ...
OCR’s Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program Focuses on Business Associates

OCR’s Phase 2 of HIPAA Audit Program Focuses on Business Associates

The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) announcement that they will begin auditing Business Associates ...
Multi-Line Agencies and Privacy Requirements

Multi-Line Agencies and Privacy Requirements

It's important to train all staff in a multi-line agency on HIPAA Compliance There is a great deal of crossover ...
Strong Passwords – Your Employees Most Important Contribution to Network Security

Strong Passwords – Your Employees Most Important Contribution to Network Security

Are your passwords so easy that a seven year old can figure them out? In 2012, Dropbox verified that the user ...
Update: Disaster Recovery

Update: Disaster Recovery

In the midst of tropical storm season, we want to remind you of the importance of a Disaster Recovery Plan. The ...

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