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Infosec Standards and Regulations: A Primer Sorting Compliance By Hogwarts House

Written by - May 23, 2017
infosec standards and regulations

Infoc standards and regulations being sorted into Hogwarts houses seems silly, but it helps organize the way we think of them.

4 Steps to Get Started with HIPAA Compliance

Written by - June 2, 2016
Get started with HIPAA Compliance

If your business deals with healthcare providers or healthcare data, chances are you’ve heard of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA. If you have to be HIPAA compliant, here are some easy ways to get started. 1. Learn the Basics. The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for HIPAA administration, and they publish a great resource called “HIPAA for Professionals”. In 2009, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) added additional controls that intended to promote the use of technology. With this in mind, it’s important that the HIPAA security officer understand the security standards for which they are responsible.  2. Identify Who You Are Covered Entity: Covered entities…

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