HIPAA Compliance

Potential PHI Compromise May Have Impacted 582,000 Patients of California Dept. of Developmental Services

582,174 patients of the California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is contacting customers to inform them that their protected health information has possibly been compromised. Last February 11, 2018, some people broke into the DDS […]

HIPAA Compliance

Cambridge Health Alliance Suffers PHI Breach

Law enforcement agencies have notified Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) that the protected health information of some of its subscibers has been obtained by an unauthorized individual. Everett Massachusetts Police Department alerted, on January 31, 2018, […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity

Liquid Web and HIPAA Compliance

Healthcare groups seeking a hosting solution may identify Liquid Web as a possible vendor, but is Liquid Web HIPAA compliant? Can its cloud management services be used by HIPAA-covered bodies for hosting applications and projects […]

HIPAA Compliance

Threat Detection and Information Sharing in Healthcare Strengthened by NH-ISAC Partnership with Anomali

Anomali has teamed up with the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) and will be supplying threat intelligence to healthcare groups through NH-ISAC. Anomali will be supplying NH-ISAC with the necessary tools and […]

HIPAA Compliance

How Can You Obtain HIPAA Certification?

Many business are seeking HIPAA certification to confirm they are fully compliant with HIPAA Rules and understand all parts of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Due to this many are asking is […]

HIPAA Compliance

Social Media Rules and HIPAA Rules

HIPAA was established many years before social media networks such as Facebook were set up, so there are no official HIPAA social media rules; however, there are HIPAA laws and standards that apply to social […]

HIPAA Compliance

Is Slack HIPAA Compliant?

Slack is a useful tool that can make it much easier to communicate and collaborate, but is Slack HIPAA compliant? Would it be against HIPAA regulations for healthcare entities to send protected health information (PHI) […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity

HIPAA Compliance and eFileCabinet

As a document management and storage service for businesses, eFileCabinet  provide on-site and cloud storage. However, is the service appropriate for the healthcare sector? Does eFileCabinet adhere with HIPAA rules or will using it lead to […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity

Sharepoint and HIPAA Compliance

A web-based document management and storage system, SharePoint is one of the most popular leading collaborative services available, used by 78% of Fortune 500 firms. The service is relies on Microsoft’s OpenXML document standard and […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity

HIPAA Compliance and Yammer

Yammer is a freemium enterprise social networking platform used for private communication and collaboration within organizations since 2008. After a bedding in period Microsoft purchased the company in 2012. It has grown in popularity since […]

Healthcare Cybersecurity

WebEx and HIPAA Compliance

A web and video conferencing and collaboration platform, WebEx allows businesses connect with remote workers and partners as if they are working on site. Using utilities like WebEx, healthcare groups can interact quickly and easily […]

HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Breach at Briggs and Stratton Reported

A HIPAA Breach has been reported at lawnmower engine manufacturer Briggs Stratton which may have affected 12,789 of its employees and potentially resulted in the exposure of names, addresses, dates of birth, driver’s license numbers, […]

HIPAA Compliance

U.S. House of Representatives Approves Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act

The U.S. House of Representatives has paased the Internet of Medical Things Resilience Partnership Act, aiming to put in place a public-private stakeholder partnership. This partnership will be charged with developing a cybersecurity framework that can […]