Medical communities, law firms, accounting offices, major corporations and government agencies seek the most secure way to transmit information over the Internet. Protecting privacy is an important issue and government regulations such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) stipulate how digital records containing sensitive information should be kept secure to ensure privacy. We are also compliant with FDIC and FISAP. The consequences for violations can be costly.
With DSS, HIPAA Compliancy has never been easier
DSS can help your company or organization complies with HIPAA electronic transmission regulations. DSS is by no means a comprehensive overall HIPAA security solution, however if used properly DSS can help your business to meet the following
|HIPAA Rule||Security Procedure||HIPAA Rule Description||DSS Solution|
|164.312(e)(1)||Ensure Transmission Security. (Required)||Implement technical security policies and measures to guard against unauthorized access to electronic protected health information (EPHI) that is being transmitted over an electronic communications network.||DSS offers security and integrity of files before, during and after transmission.|
|Implement Encryption||Encrypt EPHI whenever deemed appropriate.||Easily encrypt files while stored, viewed or transferred from DSS.|
|Implement Mechanism to authenticate EPHI||Consider possible electronic mechanisms for authentication such as: digital signature, error correcting memory.
||Encryption secures files during transfer or viewing from DSS.|
|164.312(d)(1)||Device and Media Controls. (Required)||Implement policies and procedures to address the final disposition of EPHI, and/or the hardware or electronic media on which it is stored.||Protected files can only be viewed or transferred by authorized individuals.|