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Software Solution for a Risk Analysis Problem

Healthcare & Insurance Entities Turn to ID Experts’ Software, RADAR™, for Data Incident Management Customer Adoption Grows 242 Percent; RADAR 3.0 Now Available PORTLAND, Ore. — October 9, 2013 — Lost laptops and internal snafus happen. If they involve personal information of customers, employees or others—as they often do—organizations must act in accordance with Federal […]

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Idaho State University Hit With $400k HIPAA Fine

HHS hit Idaho State University with a $400,000 fine this week over HIPAA security violations.  The fine comes because of a healthcare data breach involving 17,500 patients where a firewall was disabled for 10 months.  Overall HHS listed a incomplete/inadequate risk assessment/analysis as one of the major factors in their decision. “Idaho State University (ISU) […]

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What You Need to Know About Risk Analysis

We are always surprised to learn how few organizations have had a risk analysis and we even have had clients get audited without having done one. Now they are in a rush to get an ad hoc/band-aid compliance analysis in place while having to do everything else… swimming upstream. Chris Apgar, a former HIPAA Compliance […]

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Data Breach Tips for the Small Business

Small Businesses are especially vulnerable to data breaches as they usually house lots of data but lack the proper resources to protect and maintain that data.  A large data breach can bring a SMB to it’s knees… just ask the recently bankrupt Impairment Resources. Being protected, through routine risk analysis, being informed, through data audits […]

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