HIPAA News Updates

New HIPAA Regulations in 2021

Although the changes to HIPAA regulations in 2021 were not much, new laws were introduced that are associated with the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, with regards to cybersecurity, patient access to medical information, and HIPAA enforcement. 2021 HIPAA Safe…

HIPAA Violation News

Escalation in Class Action Lawsuits After Healthcare Data Breaches

The law agency BakerHostetler has publicized its 8th Annual Data Security Incident Response (DSIR) Report, which gives information based upon 1,270 data security incidents handled by the agency in 2021. 23% of those occurrences involved data security incidents at healthcare…

New Mexico Hospital Faces Class Action Lawsuit Due to 2020 Data Breach

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against San Juan Regional Medical Center located in Farmington, New Mexico over a reported data breach in June 2021. Based on the breach investigation, an unauthorized person acquired access to its system and exfiltrated…

Healthcare Cybersecurity News

Healthcare Data Security News

Password Security and Management Recommendations

Creating and recalling long, difficult passwords is problematic for a lot of people, and it is made even more challenging as a result of the need to produce passwords to secure several accounts - A research by NordPass indicates the…