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Disaster Preparedness: New Jersey Coastal communities brace for Hurricane Joaquin

In most recent press release, Governor Chris Christie Declares State of Emergency In Preparation For Hurricane Joaquin, as a result of severe weather conditions expected in the coming days. The National Weather Service is forecasting a dangerous nor’easter weather pattern impacting New Jersey beginning on October 1, 2015, including high winds, very heavy rain, inland

Anthem Insurance hack puts up to 80 million records of personally identifiable information at risk

In a historic data breach hackers have stolen information on tens of millions records of the insurance company Anthem Inc.. The information hacked from Anthem, Inc. includes patient’s birthdays, medical IDs, social security numbers, mailing and e-mail addresses. Even employment information, and, possibly, individual’s income data was stolen. While Anthem puts accent on the statement

Mobile Device Management, HIPAA, and Your practice

The Violation Concentra Health Services has been fined approximately $1.7 million and Arkansas insurer QCA Health Plan Inc. $250,000 by OCR for stolen laptops containing unencrypted Protected Health Information (PHI). (Stolen laptops lead to important HIPAA settlements). According to OCR, both Organizations demonstrated long-term non-compliance with HIPAA. Along with the fines, both organizations have committed

HIPAA Compliance: Am I A Business Associate (BA)?

HIPAA or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a set of rules and regulations that has historically applied to Covered Entities (CEs) such as health care providers that engage in standard electronic transactions, health plans, and health care clearinghouses to help protect patient’s medical information typically known as Protected Health Information (PHI). As

Encrypt That Flash Drive

Dawn of the USB Drive Flash drives are ubiquitous in today’s digital society. It is an easy, cost-effective way to transfer large amounts of data from computer to computer. With devices reaching 256GB of storage, users are storing more and more data on these small handy plastic devices. But what happens when that device is

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