More than just HIPAA: IT Security Considerations for Providers

    30 May 2014

    A Law Review Q&A

    The FBI recently warned the health care community that it is especially vulnerable to cyber risks. Continued reports of significant data breaches and the risks caused by various vulnerabilities, like the recent Heartbleed software defect, shed light on the importance of vulnerability management and being proactive regarding cybersecurity.

    We spoke with Melodi Gates of Patton Boggs LLP to discuss IT security issues beyond HIPAA and legal considerations for providers regarding data breach prevention and mitigation.