Archive for July, 2009

what we’re reading, week of 7/27

Posted: 30th July 2009 by VPN Haus in Highlights

Endpoint-Security Info… US Federal Agencies Flunk the Security Standards Exam Agent Smith provides some shocking information about the US federal civilian agencies. According to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) almost all the agencies had major flaws in security controls and management—in particular, one that was lacking was the use of firewalls (see [...]

what we're reading, week of 7/27

Posted: 30th July 2009 by VPN Haus in Highlights

Endpoint-Security Info… US Federal Agencies Flunk the Security Standards Exam Agent Smith provides some shocking information about the US federal civilian agencies. According to a report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) almost all the agencies had major flaws in security controls and management—in particular, one that was lacking was the use of firewalls (see [...]

Network Security with electronic health records

Posted: 28th July 2009 by VPN Haus in HIPAA, Posts

In last week’s highlights, we included a post from Branden Williams’ Security Convergence Blog on EMRs. We thought this weeks’ post would be a good opportunity to elaborate on Branden’s and our own from earlier in the year, How can businesses ensure HIPAA compliance? The push is on for adoption and if healthcare providers don’t [...]

what we’re reading, week of 7/20

Posted: 23rd July 2009 by VPN Haus in Highlights

Branden Williams’ Security Convergence Blog… Guest Post: HITECH Alters HIPAA—Will HIPAA be ‘Hip’? Guest blogger, Bindu Sundaresan discusses the changes to HIPAA, and how they will impact healthcare management’s current way of dealing with electronic health records (or EMRs). As these ‘rules are here to stay’, Bindu reminds us to seek advice from our security [...]

what we're reading, week of 7/20

Posted: 23rd July 2009 by VPN Haus in Highlights

Branden Williams’ Security Convergence Blog… Guest Post: HITECH Alters HIPAA—Will HIPAA be ‘Hip’? Guest blogger, Bindu Sundaresan discusses the changes to HIPAA, and how they will impact healthcare management’s current way of dealing with electronic health records (or EMRs). As these ‘rules are here to stay’, Bindu reminds us to seek advice from our security [...]