Hackers Are Not Natural Disasters Or Acts Of God

Data breaches are unfortunately becoming more and more common as the never-ending march toward digital transformation carries on while picking up pace. No other sector is as directly impacted by breaches than health care as medical records are considered an order of magnitude more valuable than even credit cards.Existing security measures as we all know

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$4.3 Million HIPAA Penalty for 3 Breaches

In a statement Monday, the HHS Office for Civil Rights said it was granted a summary judgment by an HHS administrative law judge, who ruled that The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center violated the HIPAA privacy and security rules. The judge approved OCR imposing $4.3 million in penalties in the aftermath of its

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Cybersecurity and Senior Care

Understanding of the regulatory environment and potential hazards can go a long way toward safety for residents and the industry, at large. Cybersecurity is one of the most prominent issues facing the healthcare industry today. According to the 2018 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, 76 percent of respondents say that their organizations experienced a significant security incident

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The Right to be Forgotten: How will the GDPR affect data capture?

When the EUs new General Data Protection Regulation comes into full effect and enforcement in May 2018, businesses both in Europe and those who engage with European customers will face sweeping new requirements on data capture and data erasure.The GDPR will dramatically change the rights of the data subject and how data will be processed.

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