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The Most Enforced HIPAA Requirement

Of the 180 HIPAA audit requirements, the most enforced requirement, cited in more than 50% of the recent HIPAA financial penalties, is the lack of an accurate and thorough risk […]

Get your FREE 2020 Disaster Checklist & Buyer's Guide

Right in the middle of a worldwide pandemic we've seen: Hurricane-strength winds - in IOWA! Hurricane forecasts - for NEW YORK! The hottest temperature on earth, record-setting wildfires, an unprecedented heat […]

A 12-Step Program to Fix New COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

by Mike Semel - published at   April 15, 2020 You built a strong IT security environment based on people working from your offices, including firewalls, endpoint protection, access controls, and […]

COVID-19 THANK YOU POSTERS

4 FREE COVID-19 WORKFORCE MOTIVATION POSTERS TO DOWNLOAD & SHARE    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THANK YOU POSTER THIS IS THE TIME TO KEEP YOUR WORKFORCE MOTIVATED. THIS IS THE […]

Doctor's Blunt Speech about COVID-19

Dr. Emily Landon, the chief infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Chicago Medicine, gave a 7-minute-long speech that went viral after striking a chord for many individuals. Please share […]

CORONAVIRUS TELEWORKING - CYBERSECURITY AT HOME

Many of you are wondering about running your organizations with all your staff, or at least departments that don’t need to face patients or customers, working from home. Your home was not designed with confidentiality requirements in mind. There are things you must do to ensure that your family and friends (don’t worry about infants or the dog, cat, or goldfish) don’t see or hear things that compromise patient, client, or workforce member confidentiality.

Cybersecurity Policies are Finally Put Where They Belong – Last

First published at HHS says Security and Compliance Require Actions, then Policies by Mike Semel, President, Semel Consulting The common-sense, scalable, and actionable cybersecurity guidance recently released by the US Department of […]

Embarrassment, Career Suicide, or Jail

What You Can Learn from the Russian Army, the US Navy, and a Suspended Nurse by Mike Semel Originally published by: The General Counsel at one of our clients is […]

Are You Investing Enough in IT Security?

By Mike Semel Originally published by Would you put a $ 10 fence around a $ 100 horse? Does it make sense to put a $ 100 fence around a $ 10 horse? For […]

HIPAA May be the Least of Your Compliance Worries

Originally Published at     Editor’s Note: We’d like to welcome Mike Semel as the latest addition to the Healthcare Scene blog team.  We’ve been working with Mike for quite a while […]

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