Ensuring HIPAA Compliance on Mobile Devices: A Vital Guide

In today’s digital age, where mobile devices have become an integral part of healthcare delivery and patient management, maintaining the highest standards of data security and privacy is of paramount importance. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) sets the benchmark for safeguarding sensitive patient information, even in the mobile realm. Let’s delve into […]


This post was originally published by  (ISC)² Management. Security Without Regulatory Muscle As a security practitioner, you may have worked in an industry that was not affected by any regulatory authority. There was a time when security was not driven by governmental power. In many cases, this is why security did not exist in smaller […]

Cyber Attack on DHSS affects 100,000 Alaskan Households data

A cyber attack which targeted the database of the Department of Health and Social Services(DHSS), United States in April last year is reported to have affected more than 100,000 Alaskan Households says the latest statement released by DHSS. The statement adds that the health services provider has already started to send letters to each household […]

Reaching HIPAA Compliance With Bitglass

This post was originally published here by  Jacob Serpa. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, is a U.S. law critical for healthcare organizations. The law aims to safeguard protected health information, or PHI, which is any data that uniquely identifies an individual. PHI can take the form of social security numbers, medical record […]

What is up with HIPAA?

This post was originally published here by mark aklian. After almost 20 years in IT, people still tell me I’m crazy when I say that I sincerely enjoy compliance. I enjoy dealing with lawyers, love audit and compliance teams, and writing service provider security requirements documents. Having been on the enterprise financial side of tech […]

Mobile Security breach makes Healthcare provider shell out $2.5 million penalty!

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has directed Pennsylvania-based wireless health services provider CardioNet to pay $2.5 million penalties for being negligent towards protecting patient data. Thus, the penalty of OCR- HIPAA Settlement’s happens to be the first of its kind in the history of wireless health service providers. On heading further into details, CardioNet […]

HIPAA survey confirms that Mobile Security needs a lot of improvement

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 has some strict guidelines formulated for healthcare organizations to store the data related to patients in the safe and secure way. But as per a recent Scrypt Survey which included 1,800 healthcare professionals as respondents from different healthcare fields, more than fifty-six percent of them reported that […]

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