All U.S. businesses involved in holding, using, or transmitting personal health information (PHI) electronically, must abide by strict HIPAA data security and privacy rules. What does it really take for covered entities to become HIPAA complaint today?
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) outlines protections and guidelines to which businesses of all sizes must adhere. Co-managed IT services are a cost-effective way to ensure HIPAA compliance by providing both administrative standards and cybersecurity requirements.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets a framework for protecting medical data and healthcare records. But how do you know if the Act applies to you, and what happens if there’s a violation? Here’s a comprehensive rundown of what you need to know.
Cybersecurity management is about learning what to expect and being ready for it. And, on that note, running a cybersecurity risk assessment helps you evaluate and improve your organization’s security stance through discovering new threats, vulnerabilities, and countermeasures.
A multi-layered security approach ensures you protect your company’s critical data and infrastructure from all angles. But what exactly is multi-layered cybersecurity, why does comprehensive enterprise security matter, and how do you deploy it across your business? Here’s what you should know.
Cybersecurity is both proactive and responsive. Besides putting in place preemptive measures to deter cybercriminals, you also need an IT incident response strategy to counteract imminent threats. Think of an IR plan as a damage control measure.
There’s a lot to pen testing, and it’s critical to do it right. When you know how to perform penetration testing, you can better protect your network from cyber threats and reduce the risk of a data breach. Do it yourself or partner with experts to ensure success and safeguard your network.
Many companies allow remote working, but they often neglect the most important thing: device security. The problem? If you don’t protect your devices when working remotely, you risk serious data breaches. So, here’s why security matters and how to write an effective remote security policy.
Intelligent IoT technology is the heart of modern automation. Although ideal for enhancing workplace efficiency, some IoT devices harbor critical digital security risks. Cyberattacks perpetrated through IoT networks are increasing, mounting concerns over the safety of using these devices.
October 2020 is Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM 2020) — a month of events designed to promote safety online. CSAM has been held annually since the National Security Alliance and the United States Department of Homeland Security inaugurated the first session of awareness back in 2004.