The targeting and theft of sensitive health information continues to challenge covered entities and business associates alike. Increased regulation combined with a dynamic threat landscape require today's health care leader to have a clear understanding of relevant legislation and how to measurably defend patient data and related systems.
Health Care Security Essentials is designed to provide attendees with an introduction to current and emerging issues in health care information security and regulatory compliance. The class provides a foundational set of skills and knowledge for students through the integration of case studies, hands-on labs, and defensible control considerations for securing and monitoring electronic protected health information ("ePHI"). In this class, students will learn about actual attacks and incidents that have affected health care organizations and what can be done to mitigate the damage to prevent your organization from suffering a similar outcome. For compliance and audit professionals, this class details how to automate controls in support of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ("HIPAA") Security Rule and other key regulations.