HIPAA & HITECH security

HIPAA and the Cloud

HHS has released updated guidance on HIPAA and cloud computing to help covered entities take advantage cloud services without risking a HIPAA violation. The main focus is the use of CSPs (cloud service providers) . CSPs are legally separate entities from a covered entity and are classed as bus...

HIPAA Privacy Compliance

You may think that you are compliant with current HIPPA privacy policies – but are you? Many times Physician offices, Pharmacies and Health clinics are violating HIPAA privacy without even knowing it. Don’t ever have a bulletin board or anything welcoming new patients by name. This is personally ...

SMB Security Myths

You may think you are secure and in compliance but there’s a chance you may be wrong. Small companies do not need to complete a security risk analysis. False. No matter what size your company is, a security risk analysis is a requirement to stay on top of your security posture. You can’t protect...

Costs of Breaches

Do you know how much a potential security breach can cost? It may be more than you think. Risks are always there, and are constantly changing and that’s why you need to stay in compliance with the current laws and regulations. In a recent research study conducted by Ponemon in June 2016, “the ave...