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Security Incident

Author | Date October 26, 2012

Security Incident: when something that does not go along with the guidelines and policies of a covered entity ensuring the protection and safety of health information. This could result in a data security breach or an attack. That is why covered entities have measures and safeguards in place to prepare for when an incident that threatens the protection of health information happens.

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