OCR announced this week that a second round of HIPAA Audits has finally begun. Even if you don’t face an audit, you are likely to find yourself facing off with security and compliance challenges.
This holiday season, retailers are more liable for credit card fraud as they still work to implement EMV chip technology. Stores and consumers have new tools but will also face new risks and cyber threats.
When the guy in charge of setting cyber priorities for the nation releases his short list, it should serve as a good indicator of where we should focused our IT security efforts and funding as well.
We strongly urge clients to use a system such as two factor authentication (TFA) as it is the only effective way to securely verify users.
Health IT Week has become a rallying point for the healthcare industry to face the challenges of advancing services with expanding technology while maintaining the security and level of service patients require.
Companies should have a policy that defines in specific terms what constitutes an information security incident, and provides a step-by-step process to follow when and if an incident should occur.
In any business, there are risks. There are risks in investment, risks in the introduction of new products or services, risks in bringing a new business idea to life, but there are also risks in the everyday operation of running a business.
Everybody understands the term ‘personalized healthcare’, it’s what we have naturally come to expect in the new age of consumerization, Customer Relationship Management and choice.
Is your team prepared for a sudden data breach or security incident? If you do not have a documented, practiced plan you will find yourselves playing catch up resulting in higher recovery costs, time, and headaches.
A new round of HIPAA Audits scheduled to begin in late 2014 will remain on hold indefinitely. Find out what this does, and more importantly, what it does NOT mean for Covered Entities and Business Associates.