By doing so, the healthcare organization is conducting their due diligence. When organizations fail to conduct their due diligence, they are held liable for their business associates’ lack of compliance, and may be subject to fines and corrective actions.
Is Citrix ShareFile HIPAA Compliant: Security Features
HIPAA requires security measures to be in place to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of PHI.
- User authentication: confirms the identity of users, ensuring they are who they appear to be.
- Audit controls: tracks access to sensitive data, enabling the quick detection of unauthorized access.
- Automatic logoff procedures: logs out users after a period of inactivity.
- Encryption: prevents unauthorized access to data.
- Integrity controls: prevents unauthorized alteration of data.
- Account lockout: locks users out of their account after five failed login attempts.