Debunking the Myth: Is Windows 10 HIPAA Compliant?

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We’ve collaborated with Microsoft on a new whitepaper and we want you to be one of the first to receive a copy.

Our whitepaper, HIPAA Compliance with Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise, provides guidance on how to leverage Microsoft Windows 10 as a HIPAA-compliant, baseline operating system for functionality and security. Additionally, we address head on (and debunk) the myth that Microsoft Windows is not HIPAA compliant.

In light of the recent focus on HIPAA enforcement actions; hospitals, clinics, healthcare clearinghouses and business associates are trying to understand how to manage modern operating systems with cloud features to meet HIPAA regulatory mandates. Along with adhering to HIPAA, many healthcare organizations are under pressure to broadly embrace the benefits of cloud computing and manage the security implications.

Microsoft has invested heavily in security and privacy technologies to address and mitigate today’s threats. Windows 10 Enterprise has been designed to be the most user-friendly Windows yet and includes deep architectural advancements that have changed the game when navigating hacking and malware threats. For this reason, organizations in every industry, including the Pentagon and Department of Defense have upgraded to Windows 10 Enterprise to improve their security posture. However, as with all software upgrades; functionality, security and privacy implications must be understood and addressed.

The intersection between HIPAA compliance and main stream applications can often be confusing to navigate. This industry-leading whitepaper addresses the questions and concerns that are currently top-of-mind for healthcare IT and legal professionals responsible for managing ePHI and maintain HIPAA compliance.

Get your copy today and learn now Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise enables its users to meet and/or exceed their HIPAA Security and Privacy requirements.

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