The OCR (Office of Civil Rights) just released new guidelines regarding a Covered Entity’s responsibility in handling and responding to a Cyberattack. This article from the HIPAA Journal is right on point and will ensure you are handling attacks correctly.

Here are the 4 topics covered in this article and what to do.

  1. Responding to an ePHI Breach
  2. Cyberattacks Should be Reported to Law Enforcement
  3. Sharing Threat Indicators
  4. Notifying Affected Individuals and OCR

Take 5 minutes to review the new requirements and read the article.

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