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A Reminder That Security Does Not Come About By Accident But Needs To Be Planned For.

February 22nd, 2013 by davidmore
This useful summary popped into the inbox during the break. 11 data security tips for a healthy organization in 2013 By Rick Kam, President and co-founder ID Experts 2013 is the Year of the Snake in Chinese culture. In the healthcare world, I predict 2013 will be the Year of the Data Breach. The numbers back me up: 94 percent of healthcare organizations surveyed suffered data breaches, according to the Third Annual Benchmark Study on Patient Privacy & Data Security, a report recently issued by Ponemon Institute. Given their frequency, data breaches have become what I call an everyday disaster. Healthcare organizations want and need to protect against organizational and financial stresses of data breaches, but the pervasive nature of electronic protected health information (PHI) makes this a difficult task an understatement to be sure. Nonetheless, I agree with Richard Santalesa, senior counsel at InfoLawGroup LLP: Resist the urge to skimp on security in 2013, thinking...

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.
 
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