What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

Located at 45 CFR Part 160 and Subparts A and C of Part 164 the HIPAA Security Rule ” establishes national standards to protect individuals’ electronic personal health information that is created, received, used, or maintained by a covered entity. The Security Rule requires appropriate administrative, physical and technical safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of electronic protected health information. ” +

NIST HIPAA Security Rule Toolkit

“The NIST HIPAA Security Toolkit Application is a self-assessment survey intended to help organizations better understand the requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule (HSR), implement those requirements, and assess those implementations in their operational environment.  A comprehensive user guide and instructions for using the application are available along with the HSR application. ” +   NIST HSR Toolkit 

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  • Discover PHI, PII, PCI and other sensitive data stored on laptops, workstations and servers
  • Redact PHI and other sensitive data  being emailed out of your organization
  • Detect PHI and other sensitive data being transferred out of your organization
  • Audit and control PHI and other sensitive data being copied to endpoint devices

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