HIPAA Compliance Tag

HIPAA IT compliance is primarily concerned with ensuring all provisions of the HIPAA Security Rule are followed and all elements on the HIPAA IT compliance checklist are covered. Identifying risks via ongoing assessments and documentation is critical to HIPAA IT security and compliance. Failure is not an Option Failure to comply with HIPAA regulations can result in...

In an earlier blog, we outlined some of the most common HIPAA violations that befall covered entities and business associates. Now we’ve got some tips for MSPs to help their clients avoid those HIPAA violations and costly fines and maintain continual compliance. Set Up Multi-Factor...

Guest blog by Mike Semel, president of Semel Consulting A new federal law plans to reward HIPAA covered entities and business associates for implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF). The law provides ‘safe harbor’ from HIPAA data breach penalties and allows...

The need for HIPAA compliance will never wane. As more Wi-Fi-connected medical devices and apps enter the market and patient data becomes universally digitized, the need for data privacy measures will continue to expand. Since medical organizations are ultimately accountable for that privacy, MSPs should...

By Tara Newman, Director, International Sales and Marketing, RapidFire Tools As the volume of data breaches and malicious network attacks continue to rise, SMB business owners have set their sights on recruiting skilled and knowledgeable “Data Protection Officers” to protect their network from these threats. Since “DPO”...