What should you expect from a HIPAA security risk assessment?

What should you expect from a HIPAA security risk assessment?

A HIPAA security risk assessment is an essential component of achieving and maintaining full compliance with the federal law. Every covered entity and business associate should conduct periodic risk assessments, including whenever they make significant changes to operational or technology infrastructure.

Why you can’t afford to make a mistake when performing a HIPAA risk assessment

Why you can’t afford to make a mistake when performing a HIPAA risk assessment

Healthcare is a favorite target of cybercriminals due to the high value of personally identifiable information on the black market. One of the main tenets of the HIPAA security rule is that covered entities and business associates must carry out periodic HIPAA risk assessments to determine where lie their vulnerabilities and the threats that face them. Even though HIPAA IT security requirements ...

What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

What is a HIPAA security risk assessment, and who needs one?

The healthcare sector is one of the favorite targets for cybercriminals and state-sponsored hackers. Contrary to popular belief, things like stolen medical records are worth far more on the black market than payment cards. That’s why it’s essential to take every reasonable step to protect patient health information (PHI), both for the sake of your organization and your patients or clients. ...