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Attacks on Email Accounts are on the Rise!

Attacks on Email Accounts are on the Rise!

The threat of compromised business email spans across all industries. From healthcare to manufacturing – both large
A Managed Service Provider Can Assist Your Company To Meet HIPAA Compliance Requirements

A Managed Service Provider Can Assist Your Company To Meet HIPAA Compliance Requirements

Healthcare providers, health insurance agents, employers that provide health benefits, and business associates that
Aetna Launches Broker Encryption Requirement

Aetna Launches Broker Encryption Requirement

This week, we break down Aetna's new broker encryption requirement. Read on to learn all you need to know about ...
Your Unpatched Software Is Making You a Target

Your Unpatched Software Is Making You a Target

Remember hearing about Spectre and Meltdown in late 2017? They were the software flaws that affected almost all ...
2018 HIPAA Breaches So Far…

2018 HIPAA Breaches So Far…

We’re almost halfway through 2018, and the year has already seen numerous HIPAA breaches, some affecting hundreds ...
Data Security in the United States

Data Security in the United States

Like it or not, our national and state governments know a lot about us. Each U.S. state holds a huge amount of data
Physically Securing Your Work Environment

Physically Securing Your Work Environment

HIPAA compliance may seem daunting, but, believe it or not, there are easy, cost-effective steps you can take right
HHS OCR Aims for Breach Victims to get Share of HIPAA Settlements

HHS OCR Aims for Breach Victims to get Share of HIPAA Settlements

An Important Television Commercial Announcement: Has your health information been inappropriately released by your
GDPR and HIPAA Compliance – Do They Overlap?

GDPR and HIPAA Compliance – Do They Overlap?

GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulation, has sent companies big and small scrambling since it went into effect ...
Benefits of VPN for HIPAA Compliance

Benefits of VPN for HIPAA Compliance

For many businesses, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is one of the best and easiest ways to implement network ...
Public Wifi Use and HIPAA

Public Wifi Use and HIPAA

I love going to the local coffee shop for a change of scenery, especially now that the weather is so nice here in ...
Cybercrime and Your Small Business

Cybercrime and Your Small Business

Almost 90% of small business owners don’t feel like they’re at risk of experiencing a breach. Based on a poll by ...
What Does HIPAA Enforcement Look Like in 2018?

What Does HIPAA Enforcement Look Like in 2018?

If there aren’t repercussions for breaking laws or rules, there’s no point in having them at all. For example, if ...
The Importance of a Risk Assessment

The Importance of a Risk Assessment

Why is a HIPAA Risk Assessment So Important? HIPAA requires you to complete a Risk Assessment, often referred to
Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams

Protect Yourself from Phishing Scams

Data breaches generated through emails are the primary channel for hackers to access your company’s data. Phishing ...
UnitedHealthcare of CA – Second Carrier Requiring Agents Sign Updated Business Associate Agreement

UnitedHealthcare of CA – Second Carrier Requiring Agents Sign Updated Business Associate Agreement

In Total HIPAA’s February 5, 2018 blog entitled BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBS-T) Now Requires Agents ...
States Strengthen Opportunity for Financial Compensation to Breach Victims

States Strengthen Opportunity for Financial Compensation to Breach Victims

When you think of fines related to a HIPAA breach, you likely think of the federal government doling out charges ...
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Now Requires Agents Confirm They are HIPAA Compliant

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Now Requires Agents Confirm They are HIPAA Compliant

Several of our Tennessee-based agents have received a revised Business Associate Agreement (BAA) from BlueCross ...
Microsoft End of Support for 2018

Microsoft End of Support for 2018

Note: We update this list every year. To see the most recent version of this post, click here. There are numerous ...
Is Cloud Fit for Compliance?

Is Cloud Fit for Compliance?

Healthcare security and communications platform ShareSafe Solutions recently integrated cloud servers into its ...

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