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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  • Long-Awaited HHS Data Sharing Rules Raise Privacy Worries

    Long-Awaited HHS Data Sharing Rules Raise Privacy Worries

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  • Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

    Health Data Breach Not Reported for Seven Months

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  • Why a new decade should be the end of the line for old operating systems

    Why a new decade should be the end of the line for old operating systems

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  • How Effective is Your Compliance Program?

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  • Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

    Lawsuit Filed in Wake of Ransomware Attack

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  • Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security

    Tying Up Loose Ends for Health Data Privacy, Security

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  • Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

    Ambulance Company Slapped With HIPAA Fine

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  • Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

    Ransomware tops list of healthcare cybersecurity threats in 2019

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  • Sentara Hospitals' HIPAA Settlement: Why $2.2 Million?

    Sentara Hospitals' HIPAA Settlement: Why $2.2 Million?

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  • Google Ascension Partnership Fuels Overdue HIPAA Privacy Debate

    Google Ascension Partnership Fuels Overdue HIPAA Privacy Debate

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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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  • 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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