Tag Archives: Guide

CISA Publishes Mitigation Guide to Combat Cyber Threats in the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors

If you need a little intellectual stimulation after hours of Thanksgiving turkey and football, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has just the thing — the new CISA Mitigation Guide for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors.  This somewhat technical guide is a little dry, but it offers solid recommendations and sugested best practices to combat the pervasive cyber threats affecting the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Sectors.… More

ONC (“Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology”) Issues Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (“ONC”) has issued a Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information Guide to Privacy and Security of Health Information. The guide is targeted at smaller health care providers and their administrative staff members. The 47 pages contain five chapters:

  • Chapter 1: What Is Privacy & Security and Why Does It Matter?
  • Chapter 2: Privacy &…
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FTC Publishes Copier Data Security Guide

As we noted back in May, digital copiers have caught the eye of government privacy enforcers.  If you have a digital copier at your business, you should review the FTC’s Copier Data Security: A Guide for Businesses.  In that Guide, the FTC suggests that “your information security plans .  . . should cover the digital copiers your company uses. If the data on your copiers gets into the wrong hands,… More