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A Better Approach to Security Awareness

Here’s a novel (and sorely needed) approach to security awareness training – videos that users will actually want to watch. From the Hashtag Awareness website: Cyber security training videos are bad. We know, we’ve sat through them. The Hashtag Awareness

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Cybersecurity 101: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know

By Stephanie J. Rodin, Esq. From a legal perspective, cybersecurity means that all confidential information, including patient health information (PHI), in a healthcare provider’s database or server is protected, confidential, and completely compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability

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Websites, Social Media and HIPAA — Do You Know the Requirements?

By Stephanie J. Rodin, Esq. In this article, I will discuss the requirements for websites & social media to be HIPAA-compliant. As healthcare practitioners already know, the goal of the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is

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Understanding HIPAA: Is Your Practice a Covered Entity?

By Stephanie J. Rodin, Esq. Many healthcare providers are subject to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); however, these laws do not apply to everyone. HIPAA relates to covered entities or business associates acting on behalf of a

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Compliance for Developers of Medical Applications and Software under HIPAA and Other Regulations

By Kaiser Wahab and Susanna Guffey Information and data supplied by patients via smartphones and the Internet are poised to drastically lower costs associated with medical care and make it easier for doctors to treat patients, even remotely. However, developers

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