HIPAA Advice

How to Comply with HIPAA Password Requirements

HIPAA password requirements state that processes must be implemented for setting up, amending and securing passwords unless an alternative, equally-effective security measure is adapted. We feel that the best manner to comply with the HIPAA […]

GDPR Advice

How to Make Your Website GDPR Compliant

On May 25 this year the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) legislation became enforceable in the European Union (EU). GDPR is aimed at protecting the personal data of every EU employee, every EU client, and […]

HIPAA Advice

HIPAA Retention Requirements Explained

The small distinction between HIPAA medical records retention and HIPAA record retention can lead to some confusion when talking HIPAA about retention requirements. This article seeks to explain what records need to be retained under […]

HIPAA Updates

HealthEquity Phishing Attack Exposes PHI

HealthEquity Inc. has been hit by a phishing attack leading to the exposure of members’ protected health information. The data breach was restricted to one email account, although a review of the messages in the […]

GDPR Advice

GDPR Marketing Checklist

Since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became live on May 25 this year in the European Union (EU), those involved in marketing, online and otherwise, have to make some serious changes to the way […]

GDPR Advice

What is a GDPR Recital?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable at the end of last month month in all European Union Memeber States. Many areas of confusion surround this complex legislation, chief among those is the area […]

HIPAA Advice

HIPAA and its Purpose

HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is an vital legislative Act that impacts the U.S. healthcare secor, but what is the purpose of HIPAA? Healthcare workers often complain about the limitations imposed by […]

GDPR Advice

Who Does GDPR Apply to?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) became enforceable on May 25 and there is still a lot of confusion surrounding this legislation. If you are not living in a European Union (EU) country, you may […]

Compliance Vendor News

Egnyte Launches One-Click GDPR Compliance Tool

Startup software vendor Egnyte is launching a one-click compliance solution for the GDPR. This tool aims to reduce the amount of time that companies need to spend on GDPR compliance. Using machine learning features, this […]

GDPR Advice

How US Citizens get Protection from GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation came into effect this week in all European Union m Member States countries. The focus of this new legislation is to protect the right of all European Union citizens. While […]

GDPR News

GDPR hits Johnston Press Group Revenues

The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation has been blamed for a 9% drop in the revenues of the Johnston Press Media Group. Johnston Press operates approximately 200 newspapers and websites across the United […]

HIPAA Advice

Responsibilities of a HIPAA Compliance Officer

The Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act states that that an individual(s) within a Covered Entity or Business Associate must be assigned the duties of HIPAA Compliance Officer. The individual filling this role can be […]