HIPAA Security Standards. What’s happening in your office?. Agenda. Industry Statistics Review Rules Assessment -What needs to be done? Physical and Technical Safeguards Technical terminology Next Steps Questions – Open Discussion. Statistics. Statistics.
What’s happening in your office?
Required or Addressable
The final rule has been modified to increase
Flexibility as to how protection is accomplished.
“In meeting standards that contain addressable implementation specifications, a covered entity will ultimately do one of the following:
a. Implement one or more of the addressable implementation specifications;
b. Implement one or more alternative security measures;
c. Implement a combination of both; or
d. Not implement either an addressable implementation specification or an alternative security measure.”
There are several types of firewall techniques: