HIPAA compliance and enforcement saw its share of highs and lows in 2017. As the year comes to a close, it’s a good time to look back on what your organization has learned—in terms of personal growth and lessons gleaned from other organizations.
With massive data breaches rocking industries and the public, and policymakers scrutinizing how organizations respond, it’s time to dust off policies and ensure organizations have meaningful, compliant reporting and response plans.
As cyberattacks become more sophisticated and frequent, the old monitor logs or reliance on security information and event management tools just don’t cut it anymore; neither do old signature-based antimalware tools. Today, there are very sophisticated tools on the market that do a much better job of protecting the data and IT assets of covered entities and business associates.