E Com Security Solutions: Security Blog

The Official Security Blog of E Com Security Solutions for advancing the security capabilities of leading businesses and organizations throughout the world.

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Security and Data protection strategy with ISO 27001

In today’s competitive business environment, information is critical to the day - to - day operation, compliance and strategic planning of your business. As a vital business resource its value means that it is constantly under threat from being deliberately or accidentally mis-used, damaged, lost or even stolen from individuals [...]

Build assurance to protect electronic health information by HITRUST CSF

The HITRUST Alliance, a consortium of health information technology vendors, developed a certifiable security framework (Common Security Framework (CSF) that can be implemented in any organization regardless of size or security governance maturity. Founded in 2007, HITRUST is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is “to champion programs that safeguard sensitive [...]

November 10th, 2019|Categories: HITRUST|Tags: , , |

Assessment strategy for security and privacy preparedness

The potential for health plan privacy and security data breaches is substantial. Implementation varies widely within the sector. Adequate data protection and security are priorities for health plans. A basic approach to assessing an organization’s current preparedness requires consideration in three key areas. Risk Management: E Com Security Solutions Identify and [...]

November 10th, 2019|Categories: HITRUST|Tags: , , |

HIPAA Compliance for Medical Software Applications

Medical Software Application including mobile, web, IoT and back-end applications that process Protected Health Information (often abbreviated to PHI, or ePHI when it is stored or transmitted electronically) are required to comply with HIPAA requirements. Examples of these applications include eHealth or mHealth app that collects personal data about the [...]

Overview of HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Omnibus Final Rule, effective March 26, 2013, greatly expands privacy and security standards, compliance actions, breach notification steps, and penalties. The new regulations allow for fines of more than $1 million for health record breaches. The potential for data breaches is significant [...]