Compliance Tips

How To Streamline HIPAA Security Reminders: A 5-Step Strategic Approach

In the healthcare sector, ensuring the confidentiality and security of patient data is paramount. This involves not only robust security systems but also continual reminders to the staff about adhering to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines. A structured approach toward managing security reminders for HIPAA compliance is essential. Here’s a simplified […]

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Delineating NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-171 Compliance

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has crafted multiple cybersecurity frameworks to guide organizations in bolstering their security posture. Two prominent frameworks among them are NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-171. Both frameworks encapsulate robust security and privacy best practices, categorizing them into controls with precise guidance on their implementation. However, despite their common […]

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What Is GRC in Cyber Security and Why Is It the Bedrock of Digital Defense?

Amidst a digital ecosystem, where cyber threats loom like ominous clouds, embracing a solid governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) framework is akin to having a weather-proof shield. GRC in cyber security encapsulates an expansive strategy focused on aligning business objectives, mitigating risks, and adhering stringently to regulatory standards. This triad is not merely a theoretical […]

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What You Need To Know About Compliance For Startups

If you run an office or own a startup, then you have plenty of challenges on your plate. From getting funding, to making sure your customers are happy, to operational efficiency. There is never an end to the tasks ahead.  Of course, building a startup from the ground up and having a successful exit is […]

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The Role Of GRC In Cyber Security And Why It Matters

When speaking about governance risk and compliance with regard to cybersecurity, it’s not something that every organization specializes in. However, it’s something that cannot be ignored. While cybersecurity typically focuses on devices, data, and networks, GRC is the tool that will help you understand it and communicate it. GRC tools, such as governance risk and […]

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Cybersecurity Risk Prevention in 2023: Three Gaps to Close

ComplyAssistant’s Gerry Blass reviews the three high-priority gaps to concentrate on and close before the end of 2023 in New Jersey’s Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) Focus Magazine (Summer 2023 edition). To read the full article encompassing the following headlines, please click here.

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Business Continuity Planning (BCP) for Extended Downtime

ComplyAssistant’s Gerry Blass describes the importance of Business Continuity Planning for Extended Downtime in New Jersey’s Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HFMA) Focus Magazine (Summer 2023 edition). To read the full article encompassing the following headlines, click here.

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The Crucial Difference Between Security And Compliance For Healthcare

While there is a common misconception that compliance and security are the same thing, they are not necessarily interchangeable. This is particularly true with regard to the healthcare industry.  Of course, when it comes to keeping your company and your patients safe, security and compliance objectives are necessary.  Key Differences Exist It’s important to note […]

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The Differences Between HIPAA Vs SOC 2 For Healthcare

No matter what kind of healthcare organization you operate, compliance is a top priority. However, different regulatory frameworks or organizations require unique approaches. In any case, having the right HIPAA compliance consulting on your side is incredibly useful. But, you may be wondering what the difference between SOC 2 vs HIPAA is. Let’s explore the […]

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The Difference Between Risk Management And Compliance

Leaders of healthcare organizations must focus on compliance and risk management in order to ensure minimal data breaches, financial consequences, or reputational loss. However, risk management and compliance have a few distinctions despite being very similar. While they can help improve the security and integrity of your operations, they have unique definitions that we’ll explore […]

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