An omnibus package of regulations that includes a final version of extensive HIPAA modifications, which have been pending since 2010, as well as a final version of the HIPAA breach notification rule has moved one major step closer to completion.
The federal "wall of shame" tally of major healthcare information breaches has been growing relatively slowly the past two months. But why did the number of individuals affected by breaches grow so much in 2011?
Hacking is behind most large-scale data breaches. What steps can organizations and leaders take to safeguard their information post-attack? Karen Barney of the Identity Theft Resource Center offers advice.