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Assessing Network Risk for a HIPAA-covered Entity

Every company is concerned with network and data security. If your business needs to comply with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) you have an additional level of concern – you must meet strict compliance requirements for protected health information. Many companies have no idea how exposed they are to risk. That's why our first step in our IT managed services engagements is to assess the risk exposure of our clients. We have to know where your network stands so that we can make the right recommendations based on what your business needs. Because many potential customers kept asking us, “OK, what's that?”, I wrote “What Is a Network Risk Assessment?” last year.  Recently, we've spoken to many companies in the healthcare industry, all HIPAA-covered entities.
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