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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 security regulations  guiding organizations through the HIPAA security risk analysis process. Vendor Background and Information RiskWatch was founded in 1993 in Landover, Maryland (US) with the idea of automating risk assessment modeling for the Department of Defense. Founder, Caroline Hamilton, a statistical modeling expert, put together a prototype for a risk analysis tool and then managed its development into an innovative risk analysis product which was adopted initially by NASA and then the US Patent and Trademark

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4 Key Steps to Automate IT Security Compliance


An unprecedented wave of security breaches has led to the establishment of technical standards, IT governance frameworks and laws designed to improve and enforce IT security. Companies are under increasing pressure to control their IT infrastructures more effectively. Learn how ongoing automated vulnerability assessments, together with well-defined network security policies, can simplify the compliance process.

hipaa security regulations  proactive defense against fraud. HIPAA ' The Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 requires tight controls over handling of and access to medical information to protect patient privacy. GLBA ' The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 requires financial institutions to create, document and continuously audit security procedures to protect the nonpublic personal information of their clients, including precautions to prevent unauthorized electronic access. FISMA ' The Federal Information Read More

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, privacy violations, and other electronic disasters. Find out what it takes to make a compliance program succeed, and learn the importance of establishing clearly written rules, formal employee education, and effective hosted-services solutions right from the start.

hipaa security regulations  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

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 launching the risk analysis engine, and concludes with Phase IV, which generates the report. Using the HIPPA-Watch for Security tool can help an organization comply with the Final Security Rule and help companies understand which safeguards can generate a greater return on investment.

hipaa security regulations  to find any other HIPAA security compliance products that appeared competitive with HIPAA-Watch for Security. However, since the market for HIPAA compliance products is still young, Relevant Technologies expects new competing products to emerge within the coming year. US federal agencies will like that the safeguards list includes the deliverables that are typically required to pass a FISMA-based security certification and accreditation audit. Federal agencies that already have a Certification and Read More

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 record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

hipaa security regulations  (SEC) Rule 17-a, and HIPAA. In Europe, there is Basel II, as well as a wide range of governmental and environmental anti-trust regulations. Records Management Consequently, records management (RM) systems are becoming more important for organizations to manage their documentation and to make their records available. Records management is the practice of identifying, classifying, archiving, and destroying records in a controlled and traceable manner. Previously, RM involved hardcopy paper documents and Read More

2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware


Just when malware design seemed to have reached a plateau, new and more complex attack techniques have now emerged. For a while, security controls designed to manage spam, viruses, and malware were working, but as a result of this success, the threats they protected against were forced to change. Learn about today’s key security trends and how you can fight against the sophisticated new generation of Internet threats.

hipaa security regulations  Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware 2008 Internet Security Trends: A Report on Emerging Attack Platforms for Spam, Viruses, and Malware If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Cisco acquired IronPort Systems in June, 2007. Now a part of the Cisco product family, IronPort email and web security appliances protect organizations of all sizes against spam, viruses, Read More

Case Study: Security Benefit


Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data.

hipaa security regulations  Study: Security Benefit Security Benefit is a financial services company based in Topeka, Kansas (US). The company’s outside sales team operates from remote locations nationwide. For years, the company used an internally developed contact management system to support its remote sales force. But, field sales staff couldn’t stay connected to the most relevant business data. Learn about the solution that gave the company access to real-time data. Read More

Security and Trust: Doing More Business Over the internet


Learn how a secure web site can help you make sales in Security and Trust: Doing Business Over the Internet.

hipaa security regulations  and Trust: Doing More Business Over the internet If consumers don—t trust your web site, you—ll pay for it with lost sales and abandoned shopping carts. Learn how a secure web site can help you make sales in Security and Trust: Doing Business Over the Internet . You—ll learn about the different types of technologies that provide security for sensitive data—identifying your site as trustworthy in the eyes of customers—and how making your web site safe and secure can significantly increase Read More

Security Snafu at NetBank


Online internet bank NetBank suffered an embarrassing security exposure late last week when a customer discovered he had access to more funds and information than his own.

hipaa security regulations  Snafu at NetBank Event Summary NetBank (Nasdaq: NTBK ), an Atlanta based internet bank, suffered a major credibility blow last week when a customer named Mahesh Rao reported that he had been inadvertently given access to another customer's account, transaction history, social security number, and funds. Rao had to call NetBank five times before the problem was resolved. According to Tom Cable, Chief Technology Officer of NetBank, the problem occurred due to human error. NetBank is an FDIC insured Read More

Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS)


The Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS) conducts and publishes research and analysis. IANS also holds forums and peer-based roundtable discussions.

hipaa security regulations  for Applied Network Security (IANS) The Institute for Applied Network Security (IANS) conducts and publishes research and analysis. IANS also holds forums and peer-based roundtable discussions. Read More

Mobile Access Security & Management


The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been further complicated by the proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the network. This white paper discusses some of the challenges involved in delivering secure mobile access to organizational IT resources while also allowing for the use of mobile devices.

hipaa security regulations  Access Security & Management The task of maintaining network and data security is one of an IT administrator's greatest challenges. In recent years, this already difficult task has been further complicated by the proliferation of mobile devices connecting to the network. This white paper discusses some of the challenges involved in delivering secure mobile access to organizational IT resources while also allowing for the use of mobile devices. Read More

Identity-based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance


As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing.

hipaa security regulations  based NAC and PCI Data Security Compliance As of June 2006, the payment card industry (PCI) has established a detailed set of policy, procedure, infrastructure, and data security requirements for merchants that store and process credit card data. That’s why it’s vital for key PCI requirements to be met when it comes to encryption, user authentication, virus and malware control, access control, and auditing. Read More

5 DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night (And How To Get Back To Sleep)


DDoS, cache poisoning, footprinting, oh my! Who knew that there were so many ways to threaten the security of your DNS? Read this white paper to find out all of the scary details about these attacks and what you can do to prevent them.

hipaa security regulations  DNS Security Risks That Keep You Up At Night (And How To Get Back To Sleep) DDoS, cache poisoning, footprinting, oh my! Who knew that there were so many ways to threaten the security of your DNS? Read this white paper to find out all of the scary details about these attacks and what you can do to prevent them. Read More

Developing a Security-oriented Corporate Culture


JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure.

hipaa security regulations  a Security-oriented Corporate Culture JurInnov’s director of information systems and security provides a detailed analysis of why development of a security-oriented corporate culture is imperative for companies wishing to keep their electronically stored information secure. Read More

IT Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big


In the white paper 7 essential steps to security risk reduction, you'll learn about a program that quantifies your security system's ability to han...

hipaa security regulations  Security- What You Don't Know Can Cost You Big You have a network and data security system in place. But can you measure its level of effectiveness? Or its preparedness to respond to new threats? If you can't, you're flying blind, and it could cost you. Without the ability to monitor and measure the state of your security system, you're giving up the ability to truly manage it—and that could mean the difference between failure and success. In the white paper 7 Essential Steps to Security Risk Read More