HITECH and HIPAA Compliance
Keep patients medical information safe from loss or theft by achieving HIPAA and HITECH compliance
When cyber criminals steal electronic protected health information (ePHI), healthcare service providers can suffer damage to their brand, reputation, loss of trust from their patients and severe financial repercussions. That's why the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) exists: to protect the privacy and security of sensitive health information through HIPAA and HITECH compliance. In addition to HIPAA, the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) bolsters requirements put in place by HIPAA—both HIPAA and HITECH compliance help ensure the confidentiality of health information and protect medical data from security breaches.
Any health service entity that handles sensitive medical information about patients must protect ePHI and demonstrate HIPAA and HITECH compliance.
Rapid7 can help you with HIPAA and HITECH compliance by:
Scanning vital systems for vulnerabilities and risks to ePHI
Nexpose will discover all physical and virtual assets in your organization and find any vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and malware exposure that may put ePHI at risk. Contextual information into the level of risk posed by each vulnerability will help you prioritize remediation and mitigation to ensure you always know if ePHI is truly secure. Use Nexpose today to help you achieve HIPAA and HITECH compliance.
Automatically generating easy-to-use remediation reports
You can easily share information about your organization's HIPAA and HITECH compliance by automatically generating a variety of reports, from high-level executive summaries to detailed remediation reports. A variety of reporting templates come with Nexpose to make reporting easy.
Testing the effectiveness of your security measures and controls
If you want to make sure your ePHI would be secure in a real-life attack scenario, conducting internal and external penetration tests with Metasploit is an effective way to test. By penetration testing, you can determine if and how a criminal might be able to gain access to ePHI—and fix the point of entry before it can be exploited in an attack. Together, Metasploit and Nexpose can help you achieve HIPAA and HITECH compliance.
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HIPAA/HITECH Compliance Guide
Learn the requirements and steps in becoming HIPAA compliant
How to protect patient health info in the
Nexpose Product Brief
Learn more about Nexpose for vulnerability management