Top HIPAA compliance pitfalls to avoid
To help organizations wade through the complexities of HIPAA and completing a security risk analysis, we wanted to walk through a few common HIPAA pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Substance Abuse and HIPAA
As part of the renewed effort to combat ongoing substance abuse and provide resources for prevention, 42 CFR Part 2 regulations (Part 2) were enacted in 1987 by the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as authorized by both the Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970 and the Drug Abuse Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1972.
Raising the standard of cybersecurity
Cyberattacks on healthcare organizations are continuing to rise and the threat of a breach is a top concern for many organizations. To help combat this rising trend, we wanted to discuss five new cybersecurity questions to the HIPAA One SRA.
Mitigating the risks of a ransomware attack
In healthcare, ransomware is particularly effective. By directly compromising patient care and safety, attackers are able leverage provider urgency into payment. Many healthcare providers are unprepared to mitigate or remediate these attacks.
Why it might be time to ditch SMS for MFA
If you are serious about security, it is time to think twice about using text-messaging (SMS) as a multi-factor authentication (MFA) delivery method.
Security is a necessity, NOT a luxury
Often, we are deluded in believing our security and privacy defenses have held when in fact, they haven’t even begun to be tested. When faced with an advanced, persistent threat, no one is immune.
Everything you need to know about SRAT version 3.0.1
At HIPAA One we believe the SRAT tool can be an effective training tool for compliance professionals and recognize that it does have its merits and although we are admittedly biased, we’re going to outline everything you need to know about the 3.0.1 update
Ransomware: 3 ways to protect your organization
We at HIPAA One want to share a few ways we see organizations are vulnerable and get hacked. Take action after reading this blog to protect your organization from being the next target.
A balance of trust: new guidelines for business associates under HIPAA
As a covered entity, it is important to partner with business associates that have a strong security posture with safeguards and controls in place to prevent HIPAA violations and fines.
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