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HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part One: Vendor and Product Information
HIPAA-Watch for Security is a tool designed to guide organizations through the risk analysis required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

hipaa law  suggestions and user recommendations. HIPAA Regulation and Compliance Requirements The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was signed into law by President Clinton on August 21, 1996 and authorized the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide Congress mandatory regulations to secure and protect the privacy of patient medical records. The primary purpose of HIPAA was to ensure that patient medical records are kept private and are not exploited. However, the impact of keepin Read More...
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Information Security 101: an Introduction to Being Compliant and Protecting Your Assets
E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for

hipaa law  Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), or in Japan, the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law (J-SOX) and the Protection of Personal Information Law · Capture, monitor, and keep financial file logs (from financial reporting systems) for at least one year, for SOX audits Information Security Slip Ups—or Why Chains around Your Computer Hardware Won’t Keep Your Data Safe When hackers access the credit card numbers (or other confidential personal information) of y Read More...
E-mail Archiving: A Business-critical Application
Small and medium businesses are especially vulnerable to disruptions caused by e-mail loss, compliance demands, and the threat of e-discovery. Yet these

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Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations
Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a

hipaa law  Portability and Accountable Act (HIPAA). Enron. Arthur Andersen. These are some of the names that you hear these days when people talk about regulatory compliances. Since 2001, and the collapse of Enron, a US-based multinational company that concealed its massive debt, and the subsequent trial against its auditor, Arthur Andersen, compliance regulations have changed. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX) was created as a preemptive measure against accounting inconsistencies, and as a result organizations a Read More...
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act May Be Just the Tip of a Compliance Iceberg
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is not the only government regulation that enterprises must comply with. Several others make it imperative that appropriate enterprise

hipaa law  Accountability Act ([HIPAA], see HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance ); Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA); Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); Employee Retirement Income Security Ac t (ERISA); discrimination and harassment regulations; union agreements (where applicable); and those of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB). Given that we live in a litigation-happy society, where a company is more likely to be sued by an employee than to be audited Read More...
HIPAA-Watch for Security Speeds Up Compliance Part Two: Phase III and IV, and Product and User Recommendations
Once the user defines compliance case boundaries and establishes the data criteria in Phases I and II, the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool begins Phase III by

hipaa law  and apropos to a HIPAA audit. Since LAFE values vary according to geographic location, Relevant Technologies would like to see this feature automated so that when you put in your organization's zip code, the LAFE values are automatically adjusted. For example, if your organization is in Omaha, Nebraska (US), you would have a much higher likelihood of tornados that if your organization is in Portland, Maine (US). Today HIPAA Watch for Security allows you to manually adjust these values, however, this Read More...
PKI and Biometrics Ready for Take-Off
Expect the new e-signature law to bolster both the PKI and biometric markets. This new law allows documents signed through digital signatures to have the same

hipaa law  and Biometrics Ready for Take-Off PKI and Biometrics Ready for Take-Off L. Taylor - August 7, 2000 Event Summary With the signing of the electronic signature bill into law, TEC expects PKI and biometric products to gain momentum. The new law, signed by President Clinton on June 30th, makes electronic signatures as legal and binding as pen-to-paper signatures. PKI stands for Public Key Infrastructure, and is a technology that is used to authenticate the origin, or owner, of a file or document through Read More...
Sarbanes-Oxley and MAS 90
The Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002 (also known as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act 0f 2002) was passed by US lawmakers to reinforce

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Rules, Tools, Policies, and Best Practices for Compliance in the United States
A strategic compliance program can help employers in the United States (US) reduce the likelihood of litigation, regulatory investigations, security breaches

hipaa law  Practice: Employers governed by HIPAA have a choice: Use policy, employee training, and technology including Hosted Managed Email Archiving, Anti-Virus, Continuity, and Content Control Services to ensure the safe and compliant use of email to transmit and store HIPAA-regulated patient information or suffer potentially stiff penalties and prison time for noncompliance. In addition, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) , Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) , Office of the Comptroller of the Read More...
Legal ASP Persists
In May 2000, TEC reviewed the web site for ASPORA, an ASP aimed at the Legal Community and found it wanting in substance. This is a revisit to that web site at

hipaa law  ASP Persists Legal ASP Persists C. Lisle - February 9, 2001 Event Summary In May 2000 a TEC Business Analyst, prompted by a press release, reviewed a new ASP solution aimed at helping law firms and corporate legal departments work more efficiently. The idea of an ASP (application service provider) serving law firms and corporate counsel nationwide looked really good. According to the press release, ASPORA, provides the U.S. legal market with integrated high-end applications and services via a common Read More...
Professional Services Are Catching-up With CRM
The CRM market is shifting. Instead of looking for an all-purpose and horizontal oriented CRM application, customers are seeking a more specialized and industry

hipaa law  Services Are Catching-up With CRM Event Summary The CRM market is shifting. Instead of looking for an all-purpose and horizontal oriented CRM application, customers are seeking a more specialized and industry specific tool. From the larger organization to the smallest customers, CRM buyers are expecting their applications to follow their business model with limited need for customization. As the overall services market is projected to grow significantly by 2006, vendors have a propensity to Read More...

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