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HIPAA fines involve very serious numbers

If your business has access, even just in the aggregate, to personal medical data, you are subject to HIPAA regulations and can be fined if a data breach occurs while the data is under your watch.
  For most of us, HIPAA is just some strange acronym for a law we stumble across everytime we visit a doctor’s office or medical clinic. Something about signing to al…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/hipaa-fines-involve-very-serious-numbers

HIPAA: A Quick Primer

What is HIPAA? HIPAA is the acronym for The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.
You deal with HIPAA everytime you visit a medical office. But what is this law that seems to constantly appear anytime you get near a healthcare provider? HIPAA is the acronym fo…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/hipaa-quick-primer

What does HIPAA require of you: A bird's eye view

So you know you are regulated by HIPAA. But in a broad sense, what must your organization do to be in compliance?
So you know you are regulated by HIPAA. But in a broad sense, what must your organization do to be in compliance? First and foremost, you need to understand what HIPAA and the …… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/what-does-hipaa-require-you-birds-eye-view

Who is regulated by HIPAA?

Does HIPAA regulation cover your business? There are two categories of entities who are regulated by HIPAA and are required to be in full compliance.
Does HIPAA regulation cover your business? There are two categories of entities who are regulated by HIPAA and are required to be in full compliance. Covered Entity This is th…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/who-regulated-hipaa

Are you subject to Data Protection laws?

Do you understand Data Protection laws as they relate to your business? It is important that you do because they define fully, or in part, what type of data is covered by government regulations, prescribe general standards for the securing of covered data…
This blog introduces a new topic that many may be unaware of: Data Protection laws. These are laws that define fully, or in part, what type of data is covered by government reg…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/are-you-subject-data-protection-laws

Data Protection Laws and PII

At the Federal level, the United States doesn't have any overarching and comprehensive data protection laws of the sort that most European nations do, but 48 states in the US have some laws requiring private or governmental entities to notify anyone whos…
Last week we discussed the overall concept of “Data Protection Laws,” which govern the handling and securing of specific data. While these laws are wide ranging, mo…… https://customcomputer.me/blogs/data-protection-laws-and-pii