Healthcare Cybersecurity News

QI’s Experts talk Cyber, HIPAA Compliance, and everything you need to know to keep your patients safe.

Decrease Rate of Vulnerbility to Ransom Attacks in 2018

Jan 11, 2018 | Risk Analysis

$301M Paid In Ransoms

The Growing Interest In Access

Jan 11, 2018 | PHI Security

Benefits to Patient Access to Health Records

 Last week the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Office For Civil Rights (“OCR”) rolled out a..

Guarding Against Fileless Ransomware Attacks

Dec 13, 2017 |

Fileless ransomware attacks are predicted to comprise 35 percent of all attacks next year, according to the Ponemon Institute

How to Protect Against the KRACK Vulnerability

The KRACK WIFI vulnerability was announced by security researchers and the US-CERT today. This vulnerability can affect every modern WIFI network and..

QI Express to Present at 89th Annual AHIMA Convention

Sep 29, 2017 |

 

The American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention and Exhibit is taking place this year in Los Angeles. This annual five-day..

Where In The Cloud Is Your PHI?

Storing Protected Health Information (“PHI”) in the cloud can be a very useful thing for covered entities and business associates.  As we know, HIPAA..

Emergency Preparedness Best Practices

In the wake of two damaging hurricanes, the topic of emergency preparedness is at the top of mind for many Covered Entities and Business Associates...

Can I Send Patient Information To...?

One of the most common questions I hear is, “Can I send patient information to…” with a plethora of situations and organizations completing that..

What To Do About Insecure Business Associates

As a Covered Entity or a Business Associate, you know you need Business Associate Agreements with entities that perform a service or a function for you..

Breach Notification Requirements

Most people in the industry believe HIPAA requires notification of a breach to the federal government and affected individuals within 60 days of discovery..