5 Things Healthcare Companies Miss When Getting Ready for an Audit

Audit. The mere mention of the word can instantly stir mild to moderate panic throughout even the most diligent healthcare IT department. For a myriad of reasons, most healthcare organizations dread the idea of conducting industry mandated cybersecurity risk assessments. Compliance evaluations are time-consuming, disrupting normal corporate activities and potentially exposing network security risks and… View Article

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Do Your Security Policies Include Your Vendors?

Healthcare organizations recognize the vital urgency of maintaining uncompromised internal network security at all times. Under constant threat of a cyber attack, IT departments at hospitals and providers of every size prioritize cybersecurity practices, making proactive prevention and detection of a data breach a primary goal. Outside Vendors Can Pose A Significant Network Security Threat… View Article

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7 Things Every Healthcare CTO Should Consider When Planning a HIPAA Risk Analysis

The HIPAA Security Rule mandates that healthcare organizations must have the appropriate technical, administrative, and physical safeguards in place to protect the integrity, security, and confidentiality of electronically stored health data against a data breach or cyber attack. To remain compliant with HIPAA regulations, healthcare organizations must conduct an annual risk analysis. However, each year… View Article

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