Category: HIPAA

How to Comply with HIPAA Password Requirements

When a data break occurs, the loss of personally identifiable information can be very costly not only as a difficulty but can also lead to identity theft with greater results. In the healthcare sector such as hospitals, doctor surgeries, the results can be even graver considering the sensitive nature...

Does HIPAA Require Encryption

Nowadays, organizations are dealing with an extraordinary volume of data that is personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI) to financial records and other sensitive information. Although avoid risk of data breach, or protect form ransomware attach, organizations are required to encrypt their data as per global privacy policy. These...

HIPAA Record Retention Requirements

HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act also called data protection laws, it is created to provide data processing and security requirements for securing medical information of patients. This law has appeared into greater eminence in recent years with the abundance of health data breaches caused by cyber attacks and viruses or ransom...

Is Skype HIPAA Compliant?

We live in an era of technology and how. We are so dependent on technology that it becomes almost implausible that we live without being invaded by it. Every aspect of the day-to-day work we do relies on technology.  Be it buying something online or ordering food, our personal...