Healthcare networks took a beating last year. As they tighten security, attackers will look for new ways to steal health data – and lawyers may be the next target.
See research showing that many law firms who should comply with HIPAA don't. You will also see how you can use this trend to help protect your clients and win new ones.Continue reading
Healthcare is the most-breached business sector, both in the number of breaches and in the number of records compromised, according to research from Gemalto.
But what are the main causes of data breaches in healthcare? What can you do to prevent them and protect your clients? We dig into Verizon’s 2015 Protected Health Information Data Breach Report to tell you.Continue reading
HIPAA is huge and confusing. The regulations are so massive that few people can point to a document and say “this is HIPAA.”
But if you’re an IT service provider, we have narrowed down the parts of HIPAA that matter to you. You can see them in this document. The text in this PDF comes straight from the Code of Federal Regulations, the only official source of the HIPAA guidelines.Continue reading
Healthcare IT is a fantastic market to break into. Potential clients are high in number and your IT services are in high demand due to regulations like HIPAA and constant news stories about data breaches.
How can you make it easier to sell IT services in healthcare? We interviewed a Calyptix reseller partner who has been rapidly growing in the healthcare industry. Get four simple tips in this article.Continue reading
The last two years have been filled with news reports about major data breaches. First, we heard about millions of records compromised at retailers like Target and Home Depot. Now major healthcare organizations are getting hit.
Why is this happening? In this post, see four top reasons why healthcare networks are a major target for data breaches, and why the criminals seem to be winning the war.Continue reading
A data breach can bring a long list of expenses, and among them is often “damage to reputation.” But do your healthcare clients believe this? Will their reputations be harmed after a breach?
Yes -- HIPAA almost guarantees it.
See how HIPAA forces organizations to spend time and money marketing against themselves after a breach. Show your clients to convince them the threat to their business is real.Continue reading
HIPAA is huge. Out of its hundreds of pages, only a small portion apply to IT. How do you find the rules that matter?
The most important section of HIPAA for IT is the Security Rule. Even within this portion there is a ton of irrelevant information. In this post, we cut through the clutter and show you the parts of HIPAA that affect IT most.Continue reading
You’ve heard about the massive data breaches at hospitals and health insurers – but what about their business associates? Are IT providers seeing similar attacks? And are the attacks successful?
In short: yes. Find out more about the growing number of attacks on healthcare business associates. See the top causes of data breaches and the most-targeted types of data.Continue reading
Health IT departments are looking to make big investments in 2015. If you know their plans and concerns, you can beat the competition and offer the services your clients want most.
Find out how health IT departments are planning to spend their technology budgets this year. You’ll see why security is a major priority, and how mobile technology is predicted to continue expanding.Continue reading