HIPAA Security

HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit 2018

November 8, 2018  Widener University Delaware Law School- Ruby R. Vale Moot Courtroom, Wilmington DE The HIPAA Privacy and Security Summit is co-hosted by Widener…


Join Our Monthly Q&A where we answer your questions on HIPAA. Topic for May: Despite increased spending on IT, healthcare still lags behind other industries…

Are Biometrics the Future of HIPAA Security?

By Kayla Matthews – Medical electronic health records, or EHRs for short, may have the potential to be much more secure than conventional records. That sounds like a bold claim in light of news about data breaches involving personal information.

New HIPAA Guidance on Ransomware Attacks and ePHI Security

By Bob Grant – HHS Office for Civil Rights has released new guidance about how HIPAA-beholden entities can better equip themselves to deal with ransomware attacks. Ransomware is a targeted kind of malware attack that takes data ‘hostage.’ The attackers responsible then give the organization a countdown to a time at which they expect to receive a ‘ransom’ in exchange for restored access to the withheld data.