10 Ways You May Be Violating HIPAA Security

HIPAA breaches seem to be popping up everywhere. Most are huge practices or companies that hackers target. But what about the small to mid-size provider? How are you complying with HIPAA Security? Can you afford a $50,000 penalty for one violation? Here are 10 ways you may be undercutting your efforts: Still using Windows XP as your operating system. Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP and as a result, no longer issues security fixes. HIPAA does not mandate a specific operating system nor is a breech imminent with XP, however, HIPAA does require for any system with PHI to address protection from malicious software. Contact us for compatible alternatives. Saving PHI to unencrypted

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