Lack of Access Management Results in GDPR Fine

Similar to the United States’ HIPAA law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), enacted in 2016, protects Europeans’ personal data. HIPAA and GDPR require many of the same safeguards in regards to the handling of protected health information (PHI), one of which is security controls. Employee Snooping Causes GDPR Fine In the Netherlands, a $516,000 fine was issued as a result of an employee accessing [...]

2023-08-07T16:15:37-04:00July 23rd, 2019|

GDPR Compliance and HIPAA: How to Address Both

GDPR compliance and HIPAA have been topics of international discussion as healthcare organizations prepare to meet the demands of the new regulation. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new data security regulation that's slated to take effect in the European Union on May 25, 2018. Compared to its American counterpart, the US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), there [...]

2023-08-08T09:56:05-04:00September 11th, 2017|