Federal HIPAA privacy and security rule compliance audits of healthcare organizations and their business associates likely will start later this year, says Susan McAndrew, deputy director for privacy in the HHS Office for Civil Rights.
Before healthcare organizations can prepare to comply with the HITECH breach notification rule, they must understand its complex details. In an exclusive interview, attorney Deven McGraw sorts through the major provisions in laymen's terms.
She provides detailed guidance on:
The definition of the term...
Career Profiles features tips from senior leaders who have made it to the top of the information security profession. Here they discuss their education, keys to success and proven strategies for advancement.
Draft legislation began circulating through the corridors of the Capitol complex that would establish - in the words of its sponsors - meaningful privacy protections for Internet users, which they say is particularly important as businesses begin to adopt cloud computing.
Reacting to physician demand, one of the nation's largest malpractice insurers now offers coverage of expenses associated with healthcare information breaches.
In an exclusive interview, Bill Fleming, assistant vice president at The Doctors Company, describes the new Cyberguard program, which provides coverage of...
'I Wanted to Prosecute Hackers'
Kim Peretti, former senior counsel with the Department of Justice, led the successful prosecution to put TJX/Heartland conspirator Albert Gonzalez and his co-conspirators behind bars. In an exclusive interview she discusses:
How she started her career;
Keys to her...