Quick Bytes: HIPAA security rule

By Peter Piazza

A new publication from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help organizations understand the nuances of the Security Rule of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The paper, An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the HIPAA Security Rule, explains the security rule in detail and provides recommendations. Included are a glossary, a list of acronyms, and references to other NIST papers related to HIPAA.  @    Get the NIST report  via

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