April 18, 2018
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Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part III – Administrative Safeguards

In the final post of this blog series, we will cover the Administrative Safeguards required for covered entities as set for in the HIPAA Security Rule […]
March 14, 2018
Pi Day is Cybersecurity Day - 24By7Security

What does Pi Day have to do with Cybersecurity?

Pi Day is Cybersecurity Day.   Why? Because EVERY DAY is Cybersecurity Day.   Cyber crime has become so pervasive that not a day goes by without large […]
March 12, 2018
24by7security blog on HIPAA Technical Safeguards

Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part II – Technical Safeguards

Welcome to Part II of this series regarding the HIPAA Security rule. As a reminder, the HIPAA Security Rule is broken down into three specific implementations […]
March 8, 2018
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World Backup Day: Coping with disasters

This world is moving quickly. From digitizing stock exchanges, to advances in the field of the Internet of Things, the amount of data online is increasing […]
March 5, 2018
24By7Security blog on HIPAA Physical Safeguards

Understanding the HIPAA Security Rule: Part I – HIPAA Physical Safeguards

While HIPAA covers a broad scope of healthcare related items, its Security Rule specifically sets forth standards concerning the safety of electronic Protected Health Information, or […]
February 23, 2018
24By7Security HIPAA Training is not HIPAA Compliance

HIPAA Training is not HIPAA Compliance

We hear from so many doctors’ and dentists’ offices that they are “HIPAA-compliant” because they have completed the required annual HIPAA training for their staff.   FALSE! […]
February 22, 2018
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Cyber Insurance 101

Cyber insurance is a hot topic these days.  Many healthcare organizations are adopting the use of electronic systems like electronic medical records to meet regulatory requirements, […]
February 5, 2018
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February 6, 2018 – Safer Internet Day – Our Top 7 tips to keep our kids safer on the internet

February 6, 2018 is Safer Internet Day. According to the organizers of Safer Internet Day 2018, the 2018 theme is “Create, connect and share respect: A […]
February 1, 2018
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Connecticut patients can now sue healthcare providers for privacy violations or PHI disclosure

The Connecticut Supreme court has ruled that patients have the right to sue healthcare providers for privacy violations and if unauthorized Protected Health Information (PHI) disclosure […]
January 26, 2018
2017 ransomware statistics published by 24By7Security

Have you scheduled your first Cybersecurity task in 2018? Here are some interesting 2017 statistics.

In the first 2 weeks of 2018, a hospital in Indiana was hacked and held for ransom.   According to Health IT Security magazine, 67% of Chief […]