Cybersecurity best practices for email communications

Physicians Practice

Hoala Greevy

Top tips and HIPAA implications.

Email is one of the top threat vectors for cyberattacks in healthcare, so security needs to be top of mind. Not only do data breaches create problems for healthcare organizations if a network is compromised, but they can also lead to trouble with the federal government.

Here are some of the top email cybersecurity tips for healthcare professionals. But first, let’s see how HIPAA plays in.

Understanding HIPAA and how it relates to cybersecurity

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a law that protects patient rights and privacy. The HIPAA Privacy Rule establishes protected health information (PHI) security and compliance requirements, and the HIPAA Security Rule defines the standards for...

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