Ransomware: HIPAA Breaches | Pharmacy Compliance Guide

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Ransomware is a major threat to any and all computer networks. All companies large, small, healthcare, nonhealthcare can be impacted by it. Ransomware is a cyber-attack where the user cannot obtain access to their system. They are criminal acts that much be treated as one, swift action must be taken to protect your system and your patients PHI.

Join Jeff Hedges from the Pharmacy Compliance Guide and Becky Templeton from R.J. Hedges & Associates, as they discuss Ransomware, how to determine a HIPAA breach, what to do if you are a victim of Ransomware, how to report cyber-attacks, how to report a breach due to ransomware attack, how cyber insurance may help, what kind of fines may be associated with a cyber-attack, and the real steps to prepare for an OCR inspection.

Learn more about how to protect your pharmacy from Ransomware threats:

https://www.rjhedges.com/blog/topic/podcasts

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