Today’s need to be effective change agents in order to build and lead that are successful in managing information risks for their organizations. This is particularly true for CISOs of organizations that are in the midst of the build out of their Information Security organization and capabilities in response to a breach or other information […]
Archive | June, 2012
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A recent data leak at TRICARE has exposed the healthcare information of millions of military patients. To compensate, the company is now offering free credit monitoring to anyone affected by the event.
Computershare is currently taking one of its ex-employees to court over stolen company documents.
While some data has been successfully recovered, the case is still ongoing in an attempt to prevent
any further information breaches.
On November 8, 2011 OCR published a new web page providing details about the upcoming initial 150 compliance audits that will be performed by KPMG. Over the last several years, it has become very apparent that HIPAA enforcement is in effect, on the upswing and the consequences are serious. Read more about yesterday’s OCR announcement and aour free webinar to help you prepare…
Great new research paper by the Health Research Institute on safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI). “As the health industry converges in a new data-sharing playground healthcare organizations will need to assess the trade-offs between protecting privacy and the quality of information leveraged from individually identifiable health data…” Enjoy!
If you’re into “graduate level” risk management, you should be aware of some changes undertaken by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Here’s today’s big tip – Risk Assessment breaks out with special treatment! …learn more…
Are you ready for an OCR-funded KPMG audit? Need help starting or revitalizing your program? Learn how to prepare…
It’s possible that you just returned from an inter-planetary mission and missed the fact that The HITECH Act of 2009 has made sweeping changes to HIPAA compliance requirements. Enforcement is on the upswing; penalties are orders of magnitude higher; and a much larger net has been cast to include Business Associates (stay tuned agents and subcontractors!) Needless to say, the consequences are non-compliance are very serious.
I spent the last couple of days Josh Corman as he was in town for OWASP and a meeting with my team at work. Tuesday night we went to dinner with a few others and naturally the conversation was dominated by security. One of the topics as around groups such as anonymous, lulzsec, and others. […]
It has become very apparent that HIPAA enforcement is in effect, on the upswing and the consequences are serious. A recent hire by the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), however, means enforcement may soon ramp up even more. OCR has hired Virginia-based audit firm KPMG to implement its HITECH-required HIPAA compliance auditing plan. Are you ready? Learn the latest from our panel of experts…