Healthcare Email Security Whitepaper: HIPAA and Beyond

An Update on Healthcare Security Regulations for Email, 2012

HIPAA email whitepaper 2012Healthcare regulations for IT security — such as HIPAA and the new HITECH provisions of HIPAA — are now broader than ever. And they apply not just to healthcare organizations, but to their business partners, as well. All kinds of companies are now subject to HIPAA and other data privacy regulations.

This paper provides a quick overview of what you need to know about the latest security, privacy and data breach regulations for the healthcare industry. It also outlines what to look for in a secure email solution for complying with the web of regulations that now apply to so many companies.

Read this whitepaper to learn about:

  • New provisions of the US economic stimulus legislation (ARRA) and HIPAA that and how they affect your organization's email security and compliance strategy.
  • New HIPAA violation penalties and patterns of enforcement.
  • The impact of other recent data breach notification laws.
  • Technology requirements for protecting the confidentiality of healthcare information in outbound email.

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About Proofpoint Email Security Solutions for HIPAA Compliance

Proofpoint focuses exclusively on the art and science of Software as-a-Service (SaaS) and hybrid email security, management, and compliance solutions. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against spam and viruses, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive messages for easier management and discovery. Proofpoint’s enterprise email solutions mitigate the challenges and amplify the benefits of enterprise messaging.

Proofpoint's email security and compliance solutions help enterprises meet the increasingly stringent regulatory requirements around protecting confidential information at rest and in transit. Proofpoint offers a variety of email solutions to protect your organization from liabilities associated with data protection and privacy regulations including HIPAA, GLBA and PCI.


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