- October 03, 2016
Whether Apple is a HIPAA covered entity was called into question when it advertised for a health regulations lawyer. Expert Mike Chapple discusses Apple's relationship with HIPAA.
- August 19, 2014
The Community Health data breach exposed the personal data of 4.5 million patients of the healthcare entity, opening up potential regulatory issues.
- May 08, 2014
Two New York hospitals agreed to pay a $4.8 million settlement for a potential HIPAA violation dating back to 2010.
- September 23, 2013
All covered entities must comply with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule by September 23, but one expert questions whether business associates care enough.
- June 11, 2013
More frequent audits and larger penalties for violating HIPAA are motivating enterprises to tame HIPAA compliance challenges, Gartner analysts say.
- May 31, 2013
Compliance practitioners say new mandates like the HIPAA Omnibus Rule and Obamacare are making enterprise compliance management even harder.
- March 02, 2009
Do you know where your data is? The latest HIPAA changes should motivate healthcare security teams to understand information flows.
- February 18, 2009
CVS pharmacy employees allegedly committed a HIPAA violiation when tossing pill bottle labels with patient information into the trash.
- May 20, 2008
In addition to monitoring email as a result of an investigation, companies are hiring people to audit content in outgoing messages, according to a new survey.
- April 02, 2008
As Executive Editor Dennis Fisher explains, the Hannaford supermarket breach illustrates how too much emphasis on compliance puts critical data at risk.
- September 25, 2007
TJX Cos. should have moved faster to upgrade its Wi-Fi security from WEP encryption to WPA encryption, say Canadian officials.
- August 24, 2007
Two years after HIPAA security rules took effect, IT pros in the healthcare sector have found that constant security improvements are necessary for compliance.
- August 24, 2007
It's been two years since HIPAA took effect. But for many IT pros in the healthcare sector, measuring actual compliance is still a tricky task.
- July 11, 2007
Karen Worstell, former CISO at Microsoft and AT&T Wireless, recently joined the advisory board of Neupart A/S, a five-year-old European security risk management and awareness firm that just launched a North American office in the Seattle area. The ...
- January 12, 2006
What use are firewalls and intrusion prevention systems if insecure digital documents reveal all of an enterprise's best-kept secrets? That's the question many security experts are asking in the wake of several high-profile incidents in which ...
- December 26, 2005
IT security officers long for a common system to comply with laws that are similar, but often have conflicting demands. Some say a single set of federal guidelines could help, but others fear the implications.
- September 27, 2005
Auditors are honing in on directory services to see if companies have internal controls now mandated by law.
- March 15, 2005
The security market is bulging with products IT administrators can use to manage HIPAA security compliance. Here's what some professionals are using.
- March 15, 2005
HIPAA's security rules at a glance.
- December 22, 2004
For all the bellyaching by those responsible for implementation, a survey released today finds that federal regulations have benefited network security.
- February 20, 2003
The final security rules for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are set to be released today.
- October 17, 2002
In this column, contributor Kevin Beaver urges health care organizations not to rely on vendor enticements that try to sell HIPAA compliance in a box.
- February 01, 2002
Provider's HIPAA implementation points out policy strengths, areas of need