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NIST Revises Cybersecurity Guidelines Specifically for HIPAA

July 22, 2022

Via: Nextgov

The National Institute of Standards and Technology updated its guidance on how healthcare organizations and companies can protect their patients’ data security through new cybersecurity recommendations.

Published on Thursday, the new cybersecurity draft resource guide specifically works to help agencies comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security Rule that stipulates the need to protect sensitive health data. Patient data confidentiality, availability and integrity are emphasized in the recommended implementation guidance.

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