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ODI Presents TrueCDR Anti-Malware Service for the Cloud

ODI Presents the First TrueCDRAnti-Malware Solution for MSSPs (managed security service providers )
As part of a company strategy to provide its TrueCDR™ anti-malware technology as-a-service, ODI announces a new version of the ODIX Kiosk especially designed for managed security service providers and distributed networks.

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Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud

Regulatory Compliance in Action and in the Cloud – Sharing Responsibility and Ensuring Compliance

Choosing to upload your data to the cloud is, for the most part, a moot point; the advantages of mobility,

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Compliance and Cloud Computing

Best Practices for Ensuring Compliance in the Age of Cloud Computing

by Amrit Williams – CTO at CloudPassage – Wednesday, 2 September 2015.

When was the last time you heard someone utter the sentence, “I’m looking forward to the audit next week.” Most likely,

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Unpatched Software? $150,000 HIPAA Fine

OCR Imposes HIPAA Penalty on Alaska Mental Health Provider

By , December 9, 2014. Follow Marianne @HealthInfoSec

Federal regulators are sending a powerful message about the importance of applying software patches by slapping an Alaska mental health services providers with a $150,000 HIPAA sanction.

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HHS Planning Changes to Online Patient Data

HHS CTO Bryan Sivak Unveils New Initiatives in Open Data

January 22, 2014 By

Whether the conversation is about federal health data or health data housed at the state and local levels, major changes to that information may be on the way,

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Data Breach: Patient Information Exposed on Google

Business Associate Blamed for Security Lapse Leading to Breach
By , December 18, 2013. Follow Marianne @HealthInfoSec

Some 32,500 patients of Cottage Health System in California apparently had their personal and health information exposed on Google for 14 months because of a lapse in a business associate’s protections for one of its servers,

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Confidentiality and Data Security in The Cloud and Social Media

Cloud Computing, Social Media, and Confidentiality

By Maria Pirrone and Joseph E. Trainor for The CPA Journal
Keeping data confidential and secure in the digital age is a paramount concern for most CPAs. These concerns are particularly important because the disclosure or release of sensitive data could have serious implications for not only a CPA’s clients,

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Shaming China to Stop Hacks Doesn’t Work

Commission Also Warns of China Threat from the Cloud
By , November 21, 2013. Follow Eric @GovInfoSecurity

Attempts to shame China haven’t been effective in stopping that country from pilfering intellectual property from the computers of American companies,

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HIPAA Training: A New Approach to Compliance

A Case Study on Cloud-Based Compliance Training

HIPAA compliance training can play a critical role in preventing data breaches.

“I believe at least 50 percent of all breaches could have been prevented if the folks who were the cause of the breaches had been given effective training,

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Vendor Compliance: Google, Amazon Adjust to HIPAA Demands

Cloud Vendors Signing Business Associate Agreements
By , October 9, 2013. Follow Marianne @HealthInfoSec

The HIPAA Omnibus Rule spells out that business associates, including many cloud vendors, must now comply with HIPAA.

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