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Addressing Email Vulnerabilities with HICP

Safeguarding Healthcare Data: Addressing Email Vulnerabilities with HICP and Robust Security Measures In today’s interconnected world, email has become an indispensable tool for communication in various industries, including healthcare. However, the healthcare sector faces unique challenges when it comes to protecting sensitive patient information, making it an attractive target for cybercriminals. In this post, we …

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Critical Chrome and Microsoft Edge Updates

Critical Google and Microsoft updates

Critical Update Alert Recently Microsoft and Google released a critical security update to their browsers. Since you likely use these browsers in your environment, you need to ensure that they stay up to date. Below we have included sets of instructions for updating these browsers. Please follow the guides for both browsers and perform these updates …

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Online Privacy 2021

Did your privacy take a hit in 2021?

What happened to your data in 2021 We haven’t heard much about HIPAA in the past few years while the healthcare industry and regulators grappled with managing and responding to the COVID crisis. But that distraction has proven to be an ideal opportunity for hackers. In healthcare, Protenus released a new study, the 2022 Protenus …

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The latest cyber news

The latest cyber news I’m sorry, I’m just not buying it. If you’ve been anywhere but under a rock lately, then you’ve heard about the Russia-Ukraine conflict. This week we were treated to the news that Russia has launched a cyberwar against Ukraine, and this is a sign that an attack is imminent. First of …

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REvil strain ransomware

Russia to the Rescue!

Russia to the Rescue! I don’t know about you, but it seems we’ve had a Russia obsession for more than a few years now. If Putin’s goal was to live in the heads of our politicians, tormenting their dreams, it sure seems he has succeeded. Not a day goes by that they’re not in the …

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New HIPAA guidance

New HIPAA guidance Yesterday, December 20th, 2021, the Office for Civil Rights issued new guidance under the Privacy Rule on disclosures of PHI for Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO). Inevitably, this is going to get twisted and contorted by those on the right and the left, so let’s get to the actual ruling and define …

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HIPAA Security Reminders


HIPAA Security Suite has developed a weekly HIPAA Security Reminder series that’s FREE for all of us who are responsible for, or engaged in, the use and protection of PHI.

Pursuant to Section 164.308(a)(5) of the HIPAA Security Rule, the Standard states: Implement a security awareness and training program for all members of its workforce (including management).

This standard is part of our Best Practices Recommendations for HIPAA Security Suite users, but it’s available for FREE to anyone who wants to comply with HIPAA using the easiest, best tools available.

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