Best practices News
January 04, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services is in charge of assembling a healthcare cybersecurity group, which will evaluate other industries and apply their lessons to healthcare.
December 29, 2015
We've rounded up the top 10 governance, risk and compliance stories of the year, with timely advice about GRC strategy, 2015 compliance challenges and best practices for overcoming data security issues.
December 09, 2015
The top disaster recovery best practices of 2015 include asking the right questions of DRaaS providers, and instituting proper DR planning and testing.
October 02, 2015
A new webinar series from the Microsoft Virtual Academy addresses the barriers to building profitable cloud businesses; more IT channel news from the week.
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As healthcare providers and vendors seek information about how to safeguard personal health information (PHI), texting is one area that without question carries a great deal of risk. It's convenient, but unsecured texting of PHI opens healthcare organizations up to additional scrutiny, at best; at worst, lawsuits and fines.
In this handbook, experts explain how secure texting policies can enable convenience in healthcare organizations but still comply with HIPAA regulations. First, contributor David Weldon examines the role that corporate culture plays in stressing the importance of secure communications throughout the organization. Next, news and features writer Shaun Sutner offers tips from a lawyer on how to combat the dangers of unsecured texting of PHI in healthcare. Finally, contributor Reda Chouffani looks at data breaches in healthcare statistics from 2015 and provides insights into how you can protect your organization against breaches.Continue Reading
A successful cloud-based analytics implementation depends on following best practices to ensure that data from all sources is clean and current. Here are some tips. Continue Reading
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Despite an increased focus on data security protection, mobile application vulnerabilities are still often overlooked by both businesses and consumers. Continue Reading
According to expert Gary McGraw, you're not helping yourself by believing the things -- all seven of them -- you've heard about secure software development. Continue Reading
Do you have the guts and technology know-how to undertake a self-assessment of your organization's Exchange-related risks? If so, start here. Continue Reading