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September 17, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Most Popular HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Storage Services

Cloud computing provides undeniable benefits for storing and accessing electronic health records. Files stored in the cloud are accessible anytime and anywhere from any device, which makes it easy to share critical medical information between healthcare workers. But is cloud storage secure enough...
September 17, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Is Microsoft 365 HIPAA Compliant?

Office 365 HIPAA compliance is a pressing concern for an increasing number of healthcare companies. Microsoft’s robust cloud solution lets providers keep records and communicate with ease — but is it too easy? Can sensitive information really be protected if it’s stored in the cloud? Cloud...
August 21, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Key HIPAA Data Security Requirements and Standards

Every organization, regardless of market sector or business size, must secure its data to minimize data leakage and other security incidents.  The importance of data security in healthcare is compounded by the need to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)....
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Why Information Governance in Healthcare Must Be a Requirement

For years, healthcare organizations have been massively transitioning from paper-based health records to digital systems, regardless whether they are a government health agency, a local nursing facility or a small outpatient center. Indeed, for healthcare providers, electronic patient records are...
September 1, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

30% of Healthcare Organizations Lack Resources for Data Protection in the Cloud

Earlier this year, we polled more than 750 organizations to find out what types of data organizations move to the cloud and what actions they take to protect it. The results are presented in our 2019 Cloud Data Security Report. In this article, we narrow down the results to the healthcare industry...
August 11, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

[Infographics] IT Risks for the Healthcare Industry: Expectations vs. Reality

Netwrix conducted its 2018 IT Risks Survey to learn more about how organizations deal with six common IT risks: physical damage, intellectual property theft, data loss, data breaches, system disruption and compliance penalties. We have extracted some interesting data shared by 140 healthcare...
August 13, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

[Infographics] Top Cloud Security Risks for Healthcare

The healthcare industry has always struggled with data security. Because healthcare organizations store enormous amounts of sensitive data and are subject to stringent compliance regulations, they have to make security their number one priority. Therefore, they have long been skeptical about new...
September 12, 2019 | Jeff Melnick

[Infographics] Top Cybersecurity Risks for Healthcare Industry

Netwrix conducted its 2017 IT Risks Survey to learn more about the security, compliance and operational issues that bother organizations worldwide. We asked IT pros from over 30 industries about their thoughts on the adequacy of existing IT security controls, the biggest IT risks they face every...
August 13, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

[Infographics] Is Cloud Secure for Healthcare?

Healthcare organizations face multiple pressure when it comes to data security: high customer expectations, critical internal policies, strict compliance regulations, and increased attention from hackers, since the interest to personally identifiable information is only growing. The cloud offers...
September 12, 2019 | Sarah Greesonbach

3 Ways to avoid HIPAA Violations in a Healthcare Office

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) defines and establishes compliance regulations for healthcare providers surrounding protected health information (PHI) within healthcare organizations. The consequences of non-compliance are dire, as unsecure PHI can significantly...
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