HIPAA and other healthcare compliance requirements
- August 15, 2016
Investors are nervous about bitcoin's future value after Bitfinex, one of the world's "big four" bitcoin exchanges, was hacked and had nearly $65 million worth of bitcoins stolen. Also in recent ...
- July 28, 2016
The Privacy Shield data transfer pact finally received the green light from U.S. and EU privacy regulators, and businesses can begin registering to comply with the framework Aug. 1. Also in recent ...
- June 17, 2016
Late last month, the NFL Players Association informed its member teams that a Washington Redskins trainer's laptop containing players' medical records was stolen and that it would collaborate with ...
- January 07, 2016
Despite several HIPAA violations, recent data analysis found U.S. healthcare providers such as CVS and the VA face few punitive actions. Also in recent GRC headlines: Companies have two more years ...
- September 17, 2009
As Congress moves into its fall term, healthcare, cybersecurity policies and privacy top a legislative to-do list that will affect compliance and security pros.
- September 16, 2009
A Minnesota health collaborative moves closer to the nation's goal of health information exchange with a record locator service that keeps data behind each facility's firewall.
- September 09, 2009
The CVS Caremark case shows the FTC is ready to pursue enforcement of stronger HIPAA laws as a matter of consumer protection -- another reason to review security policies.
- September 01, 2009
New data breach notification rules for HIPAA have health care organizations scrambling to get their privacy practices and those of their partners in shape.
- July 17, 2009
State officials and compliance officers explore what compliance with the Massachusetts data protection law will mean.
- July 15, 2009
Sometimes it takes a crisis to build an information security program. Eric Cowperthwaite, CISO at Providence Health & Services, attests to that and has advice on security maturity.
- June 01, 2009
Software that helps optimize an organization's carbon footprint, water usage, energy usage and waste management can improve operations and save an enterprise real money.
- May 14, 2009
A bill being discussed in the Massachusetts Senate proposes major changes to the state's data breach notification law, including encryption requirements and the law's jurisdiction.
- April 30, 2009
Despite the use of biometrics in security, experts say biometric data should be treated as private information and should be part of risk assessments and compliance strategies.
- April 30, 2009
Enterprises seeking to enter the cloud and remain both secure and compliant within regulatory guidelines were the subject of a panel at the RSA Conference.
- April 23, 2009
The Senate's Internet "kill switch" bill calls for new federal security standards, certification and licensing mandates that would be overkill and hard to implement, experts say.
- March 31, 2009
Two panels shed light on the compliance requirements, impact and potential liability of 201 CMR 17.00, the tough, comprehensive new Massachusetts data protection law.
- February 05, 2009
Regulatory compliance will remain a significant area of IT spending in 2009, despite widespread budget cutting, according to a new survey of senior IT managers. High on the compliance shopping list: backup, archive and network upgrades.
- October 08, 2008
Adoption of the electronic health record and related technology tools for physicians could revolutionize health care. But first, health care CIOs need to overcome cultural obstacles.
- June 03, 2008
An employee could have downloaded peer-to-peer (P2P) network software onto a hospital computer putting the data at risk.