Click on the link in this post for high-level compliance roadmap concerning the Omnibus Privacy Rule under HIPAA and HITECH for covered plans, providers and business associates.
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Today’s Pew Research Center report that 72% of online adults use social networking sites, a significant increase since 2005, should spur more employers to address social media in the workplace.
Continue Reading Pew Research Center Says 72% of Adults Online (Your Employees) Use Social Networking Sites

Numerous companies are considering, or already transitioned to, a "bring your own device" (BYOD) model.  Under a BYOD program, employees are permitted to connect their own personal devices (iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, PDA, etc.) to the employer’s networks and systems to complete job duties either in the office or working remotely.  While a BYOD program has numerous benefits

The New York Times recently reported that hackers from China have resumed attacks on U.S. targets, despite efforts by the Obama Administration to curb these intrusions. According to the article and a report by a security company, Mandiant, hackers from China have been behind…

scores of thefts of intellectual property and government documents over the past five

Michigan becomes fourth state to enact law banning employers from requiring access to employees’/applicants’ social media accounts
Continue Reading Bans on Employers Requesting Social Media Passwords Continue as New Year Approaches