10 Ways Using SIEM Technology Can Automate Fulfilling HIPAA Regulations

Using SIEM Technology Can Automate Fulfilling HIPAA Regulations

Any organization that transmits health information electronically, including health plans, healthcare clearing houses, healthcare providers, and a covered entity’s business associates, must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Yet one of the top problems these organizations face is failure to properly safeguard electronic protected health information (ePHI). One of the greatest […]

3 Things for HIPAA Compliance When Returning to Normal Operations

HIPAA Compliance When Returning to Normal Operations

As workplaces begin to re-open, organizations are looking to return their employees to their office work environments. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) stipulates that employees are responsible for protecting the privacy of protected health information (PHI) at all times. This means employers must continually review and modify their security measures to ensure […]

Complying with HIPAA Encryption Standards; What You Need to Know

Complying with HIPAA Encryption Standards

The Yes or No Question: Have you encrypted your ePHI data at rest and in transit? Have you encrypted your electronic protected health information (ePHI) data at rest (being stored in persistent storage) and in transit (flowing from one point to another, whether it be the over the internet or a private network)? If your […]

Remaining PCI Compliant While Reopening Following COVID-19

Remaining PCI Compliant While Reopening After COVID-19

America is reopening as states announce relaxed restrictions related to the coronavirus. During this time, businesses that handle credit cards must keep their eye on remaining PCI compliant reopening following COVID-19. COVID-19 PCI Compliance Considerations for the Main Payment Channels There are three main payment channels for PCI compliance; call centers, e-commerce, and retail shops. […]

Restaurants, Be Aware of PCI DSS Requirement 3.2 During COVID-19

PCI DSS Requirement 3.2 Compliance During COVID-19

As the world continues to grapple with the corona virus pandemic, many merchants have experienced a fundamental shift in how they must do business. Employers are scrambling to minimize employees’ physical interactions with customers and each other with the intent of limiting the spread of COVID-19. How the New Model of Restaurant Operations Affects PCI […]

3 Ways to Stay PCI Compliant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

9 Ways to Stay PCI Compliant During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on maintaining PCI compliance in a “business as usual” fashion for many organizations.  As businesses transition to support remote work, take other measures to remain operational, and complete assessments on time in the face of COVID-related restrictions, it is important to ensure these alternative work arrangements do […]

HIPAA Compliance During the COVID-19 Outbreak

HIPAA compliance during Covid-19 Outbreak

Information sharing between healthcare professionals is vital and during a pandemic like the one we are experiencing with COVID-19, sharing data is paramount. Information regarding the efficacy of certain treatment plans or the infection and hospitalization rate of the virus can be vital for saving lives. However, even in these difficult times, the patient healthcare […]

Comparing GDPR Versus CCPA

Comparing GDPR versus CCPA

In the last few years, the number and size of data breaches have inspired governments to pass data privacy regulations to protect their citizens.  These laws enforce minimum security standards for organizations holding customers’ personal data and protect the rights of individual citizens regarding what data is collected, why that data is collected, how it […]

5 Steps to Recovering from a Failed PCI ROC

Recovering from a Failed ROC

A Payment Card Industry (PCI) Report on Compliance (ROC) is designed to test the effectiveness of the security controls that merchants implement to protect cardholder data. Merchants that process more than six million card transactions a year or service providers who process more than 300,000 card transactions per year are required to undergo a PCI […]