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HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing Platforms: Google Meet, Teams, Skype Comparison

HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing Platforms
  The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, more commonly known by its abbreviation HIPAA, is a crucial piece of legislation tha...

Privacy Rule of HIPAA. What Are the HIPAA Security Rules and Privacy Rules?

Privacy Rule of HIPAA
  Patient privacy and the confidentiality of patient data are paramount to healthcare providers. However, with the increase of electronic healt...

What is FERPA and who does it protect? HIPAA vs FERPA

What is FERPA? HIPAA versus FERPA
  With each passing year, the amount of data educational institutions collect continues to grow. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with th...

Healthcare Cyber Security 2022. Avoiding Data Breaches

Healthcare Cyber Security 2022 | Avoiding Data Breaches
  Though cyberattacks are nothing new in the online world, there has been an astounding increase in healthcare cyber security breaches. While h...

NIST Password Guidelines 2021. Password Policy Best Practices

NIST Password Guidelines | Password Policy Best Practices
  A recent survey has shown that two-thirds of companies don’t change passwords. The reasoning behind this statistic is even more worrying, as ...

NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation & NYDFS Compliance

NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation & NYDFS Compliance

The NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation is a set of regulations from the New York Department of Financial Services. This legislation places cybersecurity requirements on all financial institutions that operate in New York. It stipulates that all DFS-regulated companies should have cybersecurity plans, policies, and maintain detailed reporting systems for cybersecurity events.

What is CCPA and How to Become Compliant?

What is CCPA and How to Become Compliant?
The California Consumer Privacy Act, also known as CCPA, becomes effective on January 1, 2020. Its main goal is to secure personal information of individuals by obliging businesses to collect their consent before gathering or processing any sensitive or personal data. According to the broad consensus, the California Consumer Privacy Act will change the way businesses think about user data.

What is HIPAA Compliance? HIPAA Requirements 2020

What is HIPAA Compliance? HIPAA Requirements 2020
HIPAA is a legal act that establishes the rules for patient information protection. It makes it possible for healthcare patients to control their sensitive information and rely on organizations, which are required to implement standardized patient privacy and security structures. But, even though it has been around for quite a while, its rules, requirements, and security standards aren’t something many people are familiar with. Continue reading this page and get all of the information on HIPAA compliance rules, violation penalties, and other important details in the HIPAA checklist.

California Consumer Privacy Act 2020. What You Need to Know?

California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act is effective on January 1st, 2020. This means that, in a little less than two months, California will be the first state to introduce a clear-cut and precisely defined privacy law. Intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for the residents of the state of California, the CCPA takes a broad view of what constitutes private data.

Who needs to comply with HIPAA? Advantages & Limitations

Who needs to comply with HIPAA? Advantages & Limitations

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was developed as an industry standard to ensure strong protection of personal healthcare information (PHI). Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulates HIPAA compliance, and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) enforces it.

If you have ever asked yourself, Do I need to be HIPAA compliant? —  you will find the answer below.

Authentication in NIST Cybersecurity Framework | Smart Grid Profile for Improving Critical Infrasrtucture

NIST Cybersecurity Framework
The U.S. electric power grid is modernizing through “smart” technologies. These changes bring a lot of benefits, but also a lot of potential cybers...

Navigating HIPAA Authentication: Ensuring Compliance with Hideez

Navigating HIPAA Authentication: Ensuring Compliance with Hideez

There are many IT solutions on the market that can help healthcare organizations meet the security requirements for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) clauses on safeguarding protected health information (PHI). HIPAA’s security rule lays out specific administrative, physical, and technical components that are necessary for full compliance. Hideez supports compliance with HIPAA demands for ePHI protection as a multi-factor authentication solution.