HIPAA Secure Now!

HHS Urges Continuous Staff Cyber Training

By Art Gross – In a groundbreaking development, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has reached a settlement with Lafourche Medical Group, a Louisiana-based medical facility, following a phishing cyberattack that compromised the electronic protected health information of nearly 35,000 patients.

The Lock & Key of Healthcare: Encryption’s Role in Patient Privacy

By Art Gross – Back in the day, physical safeguards were all we had to protect patient files. In today’s world where most information is stored digitally, a filing cabinet and key can no longer do the trick. The utilization of data encryption stands as one of the most fundamental and effective methods to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of sensitive patient information.