Concluding this series… Your state’s privacy and breach notification statutes may differ from HIPAA regulations.
Part Two in a series on the fundamental questions about Incident Response tackles when and how a breach must be reported.
In Part One of a planned series of articles to look at Incident Response best practices, we start by discussing who is required to report a security incident to regulatory authorities, government agencies, or consumers/patients.
Compliance begins with risk assessment. Security ends with incident response. And peace of mind requires reliable intelligence.
If (when) your company encounters an IT security incident or data breach, you will need every employee ready to respond quickly and effectively as appropriate for their position. Share these tips to be sure they’re ready.
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.
Security breaches in 2014 underscore the importance of being vigilant in monitoring, training, and response planning.
When your company experiences an IT security incident, the more quickly you can respond, the less damage you will incur. The key to a quick response is in planning well in advance and keeping your team and systems prepared.