Protecting Patient Health Records
Our data security services include planning and implementing security measures to protect your computer systems, networks and patient health data. We also specialize in EMR (Electronic Medical Records) protection. Our information security analysts are up-to-date on the latest intelligence, including hackers’ methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches your practice may face. Our core goal is preventing HIPAA violations and service interruptions through data loss and virus infections by implementing, researching and developing new technologies that will effectively protect your network.
What we do:
- Installing Anti-Virus Software
- Training your staff on network and information security procedures
- Creating, testing and implementing network disaster recovery plans
- Performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems
- Installing firewalls, VPNs, Access Points, data encryption and other security measures
“A recent U.S. Government interagency report indicates that, on average, there have been 4,000 daily ransomware attacks since early 2016 (a 300% increase over the 1,000 daily ransomware attacks reported in 2015). 1 Ransomware exploits human and technical weaknesses to gain access to an organization’s technical infrastructure in order to deny the organization access to its own data by encrypting that data.” – HHS.gov Full text here.
HHS.gov- “The entity must then comply with the applicable breach notification provisions, including notification to affected individuals without unreasonable delay, to the Secretary of HHS, and to the media (for breaches affecting over 500 individuals) in accordance with HIPAA breach notification requirements. See 45 C.F.R. 164.400-414.”