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HHS Whacks Texas HHS

The OCR division of HHS imposed a penalty of $1.6 on the Texas HHSC for a breach of the ePHI of 6,000 individuals and the failure to remediate or respond.

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Posted November 26, 2019 by Jack Anderson

Do You Speak NIST?

You don't have to speak NIST to get HIPAA compliant on the NIST Cyber Security Framework. (CSF)

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Posted November 14, 2019 by Jack Anderson

58% of Healthcare Organizations on NIST CSF

58% of healthcare organizations are on the NIST CSF, you should be too.

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Posted November 7, 2019 by Jack Anderson

NIST Videos

Why HIPAA on NIST CSF and Upgrade to NIST CSF are two new videos by Compliance Helper.

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Posted September 12, 2019 by Jack Anderson

The Case for a Cybersecurity Framework

An excellent article about adopting a cybersecurity framework in a small healthcare orgainization. https://www.himss.org/news/cybersecurity-framework

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Posted August 27, 2019 by Jack Anderson


HIPAA compliance on the NIST CSF is the new standard for healthcare.

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Posted August 15, 2019 by Jack Anderson

Ten Commandments for Business Associates

The Office for Civil Rights recently affirmed the conduct that would subject business associates to direct liability under HIPAA, **The Ten Commandments**

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Posted May 31, 2019 by Jack Anderson

Proving HIPAA Compliance

Proving HIPAA compliance with a Certified NIST CSF Risk Assessment is the subject of a new webinar.

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Posted April 26, 2019 by Jack Anderson

NIST CSF, "Cyber Security Cheat Sheet"?

Is the NIST CSF a "Cyber Security Cheat Sheet"?

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Posted April 16, 2019 by Jack Anderson

Ransomware Attack Closed ENT Practice

Hackers erased the patient records and appointment records in retaliation for not receiving $6500 ransom. The doctors decided to close the practice and retire.

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Posted April 5, 2019 by Jack Anderson