TITLE

Faxing: The HIPAA Risk That Hides in Plain Sight

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Steve
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Nov2006, Vol. 43 Issue 11, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the information sent via fax when the security of information required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) in the U.S. Most of the work that has been done to meet HIPAA requirements has focused on improving internal security protocols and encryption or other protection of electronic mail. However, the primary security risk in faxing is that it creates a public view of private documents.
ACCESSION #
23152520

 

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