HIPAA has provided the guidelines and it is beholden upon organizations to take responsible, reasonable and realistic steps to safeguard data
Rocky Hill, CT (PRWEB) July 15, 2006
igxglobal, a leading information security integrator, announces the development and ability to help organizations meet the HIPAA guidelines. In a response to a growing concern of having sensitive ePHI being sent out of corporations networks without any checks and balances, igxglobal will offer an effective assessment service to provide clients with insight into their security posture.
The igxglobal HIPAA email audit allows clients to determine if they meet the guidelines of the HIPAA messaging requirements to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of all electronic protected health information that passes out of their network. Under HIPAA, an organization needs to demonstrate that they have taken reasonable steps to protect against anticipated attacks or threats to individuals personal information. Furthermore HIPAA advises that one must take reasonable measures to ensure that the data is not disclosed improperly and anticipated steps are taken to minimize potential unauthorized disclosures. The unauthorized electronic dissemination of personal records through email is one way to be in violation of HIPAA.
“HIPAA has provided the guidelines and it is beholden upon organizations to take responsible, reasonable and realistic steps to safeguard data,” said Barry Johnson, igxglobal’s Director of Risk Mitigation, “We have a service that is cost effective and ensures that organizations can demonstrate their efforts to be in compliance, without breaking the bank and spending an exorbinent amount of time and money.”
The igxglobal HIPAA service provides a client with everything they would need to ensure ePHI information is not leaving your network. The service includes a thirty (30) Day Email audit using state of the art MTA and Regulatory Compliance modules. igxglobal will provide weekly reports indicating HIPAA email compliance. The installation will be performed by a trained, knowledgeable security engineer. The service offers access to our HIPAA security specialists to assist in answering questions regarding the HIPAA security rules. There are no additional services needed - No hidden costs - No additional fees.