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What is the Difference Between 2FA and MFA?

What is the Difference Between 2FA and MFA?

What is the Difference Between 2FA and MFA?Webster’s dictionary defines the term “Security” as the state of being protected or safe from harm. In relation to online security nothing screams protection more than authentication, and what’s a better way to authenticate a...

What is TLS Encryption?

What is TLS Encryption?

What is TLS Encryption?Email services such as Gmail and Outlook continue to reign supreme in day-to-day business communication. While vanilla text exchange (unencrypted email) is by far the most popular in traditional email applications, this model drawback leaves...

What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

What is the HIPAA Security Rule?

The HIPAA Security RuleEstablished in 2005, the HIPAA Security rule introduced national standards to safeguard electronic personal health information and ePHI. Any electronic health information that is distributed, accessed, created, stored, or maintained by a Covered...

The HIPAA Privacy Rule

The HIPAA Privacy Rule

What Is The HIPAA Privacy Rule?The HIPAA Privacy Rule was established in 1996 to protect persons’ healthcare-related records and data, by law, the HIPAA Privacy Rule applies only to Covered Entities. The Rule demands that individuals’ healthcare-related information...

What is a Business Associate?

What is a Business Associate?

What is a Business Associate?A Business Associate or BA is a person or business that partners with a Covered Entity to help ensure the security of any protected health information, ePHI, or PHI. Covered Entities are generally healthcare plans, healthcare...

What is a Covered Entity?

What is a Covered Entity?

What is a Covered Entity?The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) states that a Covered Entity is one of the following: 1. A Healthcare Provider Doctors, Clinics, Psychologists, Dentists, Chiropractors, Nursing Homes, Pharmacies (referring only...