Tag Archives: Ransomware

HIPAA and Ransomware: OCR Guidance

After promising to provide guidance and insight for a breaking issue, the Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) came out with ransomware guidance under HIPAA. One major issue for debate was whether a ransomware attack constitutes a HIPAA breach. This issue … Continue reading

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Cyber-awareness: New Education from OCR

The Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) at the Department of Health and Human Services sent out an email on February 2, 2016 to announce the launch of a cyber-awareness for the healthcare industry. OCR recognizes the danger faced by healthcare from … Continue reading

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