Entries by Sarah Morris

How Does the HIPAA Privacy Rule Affect Your Practice?

Many business associates and covered entities are already overwhelmed with responsibilities, so it can be a struggle to find the staff and resources to dedicate to managing strict regulatory demands. In our highly data-driven world, ensuring the privacy of customer data, specifically protected health information (PHI) and patient data, is becoming a top priority of organizations worldwide. In the world of healthcare, the HIPAA Privacy Rule exists to aid business associates and covered entities in ensuring they are doing their due diligence to protect PHI. What is the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Who needs HIPAA Privacy? What does a HIPAA Privacy Rule assessment include? So, how does the HIPAA Privacy Rule affect your practice? Read on to find out.

Top Cybersecurity Trends for 2018

It’s the beginning of a new year, and everyone wants to know what cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2018. 2017 left a lot of destruction in its wake from cybersecurity attacks and high-profile breaches. And while we can’t say 100% what is to come, we’ve compiled a few cybersecurity predictions based on what we do know. Read on to see five of the top cybersecurity trends for 2018.

Data Privacy Day 2018

In a highly data-driven world, protecting the privacy of customer data is more important than ever. January 28th, a day dedicated as Data Privacy Day, is an international holiday meant to help raise awareness about data privacy best practices. Are you doing enough to protect customer data?

Are You Ready for GDPR Compliance?

Have you been hearing about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? Do you collect, use, or process personal data of subjects in the European Union? What is GDPR? Who must comply? How can you prepare? With the deadline for GDPR compliance creeping closer, it’s important to understand how this new legislation is going to affect your business and to ask yourself: are you ready for GDPR compliance?

HITRUST Update: What’s New in HITRUST CSF v9

HITRUST released the HITRUST CSF v9 as more and more organizations look to the CSF as a way to ensure security and compliance with relevant laws. In an effort to ease the burden of overwhelming compliance demands with all of the requirements that are relevant to healthcare organizations, HITRUST prioritizes regular updates to the CSF in order to incorporate evolving regulations and standards. So, what’s new in HITRUST CSF v9? What do organizations need to know when preparing for HITRUST CSF v9 Certification?