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HHS’ Office for Civil Rights Release Final Version of Special Publication (SP) 800-66 Revision 2, Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule: A Cybersecurity Resource Guide.
Compliance | Health & Human Services | HIPAA Security Rule

HHS’ Office for Civil Rights Release Final Version of Special Publication (SP) 800-66 Revision 2, Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule: A Cybersecurity Resource Guide.

The HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are pleased to announce the publication of the final version of Special Publication (SP) 800-66…

OCR HIPAA Cybersecurity Newsletter
Compliance | Health & Human Services | HIPAA Security Rule

HHS’ Office for Civil Rights Settles Malicious Insider Cybersecurity Investigation for $4.75 Million

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR), announced a settlement with Montefiore Medical Center, a non-profit hospital system based in New York…

HHS Cybersecurity Task Force Provides New Resources to Help Address Rising Threat of Cyberattacks in Health and Public Health Sector
Compliance | Health & Human Services | HIPAA | HIPAA Security Rule

HHS Cybersecurity Task Force Provides New Resources to Help Address Rising Threat of Cyberattacks in Health and Public Health Sector

On April 17th, “The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 405(d) Program announced the release of the following resources to help address cybersecurity concerns in the Healthcare and…

HIPAA reports
Compliance | HIPAA | HIPAA Privacy Rule | HIPAA Security Rule

HHS Office for Civil Rights Delivers Annual Reports to Congress on HIPAA Compliance and Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information

The HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) provided Congress with two reports for 2021 regarding HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rule Compliance and Breaches of Unsecured Protected Health Information. These reports…

HHS OCR Issues Bulletin on Requirements under HIPAA for Online Tracking Technologies
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HHS OCR Issues Bulletin on Requirements under HIPAA for Online Tracking Technologies

The bulletin highlights the obligations of covered entities and business associates when using online tracking technologies like Google Analytics or Meta Pixel. These technologies are designed to collect and analyze…