Using data encryption to achieve HIPAA Safe Harbor in the Cloud


Healthcare organizations are struggling to manage the complexity, cost and effort when upgrading their IT infrastructure, purchasing new hardware and software, as well as licensing and maintenance of their existing devices and applications. Cloud computing offers significant benefits for healthcare sector such as scalability, resiliency, adaptability, connectivity and virtualization and optimized performance. However, for organizations that store data in the cloud, the HIPAA Security Rule is of particular concern. While the cloud offers many benefits in terms of cost, scale, and business agility, it poses new challenges in terms of security and compliance. Join our boardroom to learn how data encryption can be used to comply with the rule and achieve a safe harbor.