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Risk Assessment Best Practices

Jun 12, 2018 | Risk Analysis

Security Risk Assessments, or SRA, can be difficult to navigate. Here are some best practices you can implement in your organization when conducting..

Completed a Risk Analysis...Now What?

Jun 12, 2018 | Risk Analysis

Rightly or not, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has focused a great deal of attention on conducting periodic security risk analysis. OCR has..

Completed a Risk Analysis...Now What?

OCR has focused so much on risk analysis that there is a common misperception in the industry that a risk analysis is the primary task needed to be..

Decrease Rate of Vulnerbility to Ransom Attacks in 2018

Jan 11, 2018 | Risk Analysis

A recent survey indicated some interesting trends in ransomware attacks against small-to-medium size businesses (“SMBs”). According to the survey of..

Take The Gray Out Of HIPAA - Risk Analysis Will Help

Most people with even a casual understanding of HIPAA realize there is a great deal of gray area involved in the implementation of the Rule. This is..

Timely Healthcare Data Breach Notification

Last week we discussed incident investigation and determining when an incident is classified as a breach.  This week we will take the next step and..

The Three Aspects of a Security Risk Analysis

Completing a security risk analysis (aka a risk assessment) is an essential component of HIPAA compliance and keeping PHI safe. While completing a risk..

Taking the Gray Out of HIPAA

Jun 07, 2016 | Risk Analysis

Most people with even a casual understanding of HIPAA realize there is a great deal of gray area involved in the implementation of the HIPAA Rules...