Compliance & Regulatory Enforcement

News, Tips and Best Practices Related to HIPAA, HITECH and OCR Enforcement

  • Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon | 2019 Annual Report

    CynergisTek's second annual report analyzed the results of assessments at hundreds of healthcare organizations against NIST CSF and the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules.

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  • Thinking About Buying New IoT Devices? Better Wait ‘til Next Year for Better Security Features!

    Thinking About Buying New IoT Devices? Better Wait ‘til Next Year for Better Security Features!

    IoT Devices Vulnerable to Cybersecurity Threats   Healthcare organizations, like other businesses, are integrating “smart technologies” into devices and facility controls that are connected to the...

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  • Latest Ransomware Attacks Show Diversity of Victims

    Latest Ransomware Attacks Show Diversity of Victims

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  • Watchdog Agencies Report on VA Privacy, Security Woes

    Watchdog Agencies Report on VA Privacy, Security Woes

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  • How Effective is Your Compliance Program?

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  • OCR Issues Two HIPAA Enforcement Actions, Plus Adjusts Future Fines

    OCR Issues Two HIPAA Enforcement Actions, Plus Adjusts Future Fines

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  • Skimming Malware Found on American Cancer Society Webstore

    Skimming Malware Found on American Cancer Society Webstore

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  • Quest Diagnostics Proposed Breach Settlement Approved

    Quest Diagnostics Proposed Breach Settlement Approved

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  • Healthcare E-Commerce Site Breach Undetected for Years

    Healthcare E-Commerce Site Breach Undetected for Years

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  • Debunking Four Common Myths of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

    Debunking Four Common Myths of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

    Read David Holtzman’s latest blog post as he talks about how CCPA applies to healthcare, non-profits, and data outside of California.

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  • Healthcare E-Commerce Site Breach Undetected for Years

    Healthcare E-Commerce Site Breach Undetected for Years

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  • Ransomware attacks on hospitals will worsen if security doesn't improve

    Ransomware attacks on hospitals will worsen if security doesn't improve

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  • Meditech EHR moves to public cloud, points to industry trend

    Meditech EHR moves to public cloud, points to industry trend

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  • HHS Proposes Allowing Cybersecurity Donations to Doctors

    HHS Proposes Allowing Cybersecurity Donations to Doctors

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  • Victim Total Soars in County Health Data Breach

    Victim Total Soars in County Health Data Breach

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  • Why Healthcare Needs to Shift Its Cybersecurity Focus

    Why Healthcare Needs to Shift Its Cybersecurity Focus

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  • National Patient ID Debate Intensifies

    National Patient ID Debate Intensifies

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  • Avoiding Breach Notification Blunders

    Avoiding Breach Notification Blunders

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  • Facebook, APIs, and GDPR, Oh My!58:59

    Facebook, APIs, and GDPR, Oh My!

    Right now, healthcare privacy professionals are faced with an unending stream of news from other industries, from their technology teams, and regulatory actions, much of which seems like it could be r

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  • Prompt Notification Reduces Data Breach Fallout, Consumer Impact

    Prompt Notification Reduces Data Breach Fallout, Consumer Impact

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  • In light of MGH healthcare data breach, experts call for transparency

    In light of MGH healthcare data breach, experts call for transparency

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