Analyzing Whether HIPAA’s ‘Industry Standard’ Means You’re Safe From Cyber Attacks

Analyzing Whether HIPAA’s ‘Industry Standard’ Means You’re Safe From Cyber Attacks

Analyzing Whether HIPAA’s ‘Industry Standard’ Means You’re Safe From Cyber Attacks

The HIPAA Security Rule requires covered entities to implement “appropriate” security measures and to maintain such precautions in a manner that is both “continuous” and “reasonable” in order to protect electronic protected health information (“e-PHI”). The HIPAA Security Rule identifies two different types of implementation specifications in its attempt – regrettably, only partially successful -to guide efforts to meet these laudable, but highly elastic, standards.

Read more of this co-written contributed article
from Eric Armstrong, Controller and Compliance Manager at WhamTech

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One thought on “Analyzing Whether HIPAA’s ‘Industry Standard’ Means You’re Safe From Cyber Attacks

  1. mybenefitdollars.com

    These common sense standards were intended to provide a scalable, flexible framework so that all organizations across the industry-large and small, provider and health plan-could find their way toward compliance.

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