Archive for author: Dashmir

Cybersecurity

Anthem Inc. now holds the unfortunate records of largest #HIPAA fine and most people affected by a #data #breach. After the #PHI of 79 million people was attacked, Anthem Inc. settled on a $16 million fine. Rea...

Cybersecurity

The #NYTimes claims it is hard to punish companies for #data #breaches. Although there are so many ways to be breached, remember that staying #HIPAA compliant is always a great start. Read more below on the top...

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Yale has been sued yet again for their 10 year old #data #breach that affected over 100,000 students. Read more into the matter below.https://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/hc-yale-data-breach-lawsuit-2018101...

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Are wearables #HIPAA compliant? Your #FitBit is in a gray area of compliance and with #technology on the rise, providers and HIPAA regulations will need to stay up to date to accommodate the new ways of process...

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#OCR has given out $80 million in fines in 55 cases since the hashtag#HIPAA ruling took effect in 2003. Read more below about the hashtag#HIPAA violation cases the OCR has dealt with below.https://healthitsecur...

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Is your daughter a part of the #GirlScouts? Be careful, even the Thin Mints are at risk of a #breach. Read the article below about how the Girl Scouts of Orange County averted the breach of 2,800 girls informat...

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Legacy Health was #breached with the possibility of 38,000 patients at risk. Read more below about the breach and who may be affected.https://www.thelundreport.org/content/briefly-data-breach-could-affect-38000...

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Do you need to comply with HIPAA?

Why do you, as a doctor, dentist or any other medical provider, need to comply with HIPAA?   Listen to my podcast! YouTube: Link: https://youtu.be/b8aqEBfql6Q SoundCloud: Link: https:/...

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What constitutes a HIPAA breach?

What constitutes a HIPAA breach?- A breach is defined as the unauthorized acquisition, access, use, or disclosure of PHI which compromises the security or privacy of the information.HIPAA violations can have ve...

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Cybersecurity tips while traveling.

Cybersecurity tips for when traveling. Cybersecurity is not just for when you are in the office or at home. Sorry, but you are not excluded when you travel. If you have plans on traveling this summer or trave...