Tag Archives: hipaa privacy

Covid-19 Does Not Exempt Compliance nor Security Obligations

While companies are consumed with the task of implementing remote work strategies in response to the COVID-19 crisis, it is critical to remember one thing: No matter how chaotic things get, Coronavirus does not exempt you from your industry or government compliancy obligations such as HIPAA, CCPA and PCI DSS. It also does not release […]

Foley Health Care Law Today HIPAA Risk Analysis 2.0 Duty of Care Risk Analysis

In this episode of Health Care Law Today, Foley Partner Jen Rathburn sits down with Terry Kurzynski, founder of HALOCK Security Labs on the Duty of Care Risk Analysis, especially as it pertains to health care.

Chronology of HIPAA, HITECH & the Omnibus Rule – HALOCK

  Chronology of HIPAA, HITECH & the Omnibus Rule. By Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor, Partner HIPAA is a confusing regulation. Since its enactment on August 21, 1996, it has covered topics as diverse as insurance coverage of unemployed people, efficiency of health care administration, data security, and more recently the improvement of healthcare outcomes. HIPAA […]

OVER-SECURING PHI: A DANGEROUS HIPAA VIOLATION | What is reasonable?

By Chris Cronin, ISO 27001 Auditor, Partner Over-securing protected health information (PHI) means protecting the security of PHI so much that patient care or medical research becomes compromised. It may seem strange to hear this from a cyber security firm. After all, security is where HALOCK makes its living. But if your security controls take priority […]

WHAT IS HIPAA?

HALOCK is deep in the regulatory compliance and security field, so we sometimes take for granted that words common to us, like “HIPAA,” are still not clearly understood. So let’s take a moment to lay out the basics of HIPAA. For deeper coverage into the HIPAA Security Rule, take the “master class” here.