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Why is HIPAA compliance and security so weak?

Computerworld has an excellent article called Healthcare security and HIPAA: Why compliance and security are still lacking. The author does a very good job of trying to figure out why there are so many healthcare related data breaches. Here are some highlights: The author takes a look at a previous article and cites some reasons: […]

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Healthcare Data Breaches Cost $6 Billion A Year (Infographic)

Royal Jay has developed an interesting infographic on healthcare breaches Highlights: 19 out of 20 organizations had at least one breach in the last 2 years The cost of a healthcare related breach is $398 per record In 2014, around 1.6 million patients had their medical information stolen from healthcare providers Medical identity theft victims […]

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Dropbox Business will now sign a HIPAA BAA

Dropbox announced at the Dropbox Open event that their business product is now HIPAA compliant. Dropbox Business is a business version of the consumer file sync product. Dropbox announced that they will sign a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) for the Dropbox Business product. Dropbox now supports HIPAA-regulated businesses Big news for companies that handle […]

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