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Health IT security vendor news: June 14

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Health IT security vendor news for the week of June 3-6

JangoMail launches healthcare privacy features: JangoMail is strengthening relations with physicians, hospitals and other health care professionals. To comply with HIPAA concerns, JangoMail customers requested additional data privacy, and JangoMail delivered. Upon special requests, healthcare customers’ accounts can be set to hash the email addresses to protect the recipients’ privacy. The hashed addresses will not show up within any section of their JangoMail account. Reporting aggregate tracking only, email is again an excellent option for customers with regulatory needs.

HIPAA Compliance Matrix published by Pega Cloud: Pegasystems Inc., the leader in Business Process Management (BPM) and a leading provider of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions, today announced that its Pega Cloud offerings have successfully completed an independent verification of controls by a renowned Independent Audit firm, confirming that Pega has the information security, compliance and confidentiality procedures and controls to address HIPAA regulatory concerns. The resulting HIPAA Compliance Matrix can be used by healthcare compliance officers to quickly evaluate their own compliance in using Pega Cloud solutions.

AirStrip receives DIACAP Certification from U.S. Air Force: AirStrip is now the only mHealth solution for medical device mobility certified to comply with the security requirements by the Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) by the United States Air Force. The DIACAP certification ensures that AirStrip applications incorporate the levels of authentication and encryption necessary for use in United States government organizations, and allows them to be installed on Department of Defense (DoD) networks.

Trend Micro launches Web App Security offering: Trend Micro Web App Security is a comprehensive service offering that provides enterprise-grade security with proven vulnerability detection and protection for web applications and the platforms they are deployed on throughout an organization. Aligning with Trend Micro’s vision that all Web application communications can be secure, the cloud-based service includes the ability to issue unlimited SSL certificates and can be calibrated to the specific security needs of each application.

NEC successfully completes HIPAA security audit: NEC Corporation of America (NEC), a leading provider and integrator of advanced IT, networking, communications and biometric solutions, announced today that its Managed Services system has successfully completed an independent audit that complies with all HIPAA guidelines for security assessment.

Des Moines data privacy expert Rebecca Herold named to Global IT Association Privacy Task Force: ISACA, a global association of more than 100,000 IT governance, assurance, risk and security professionals in 180 countries, has named Des Moines data privacy expert Rebecca Herold to its new Privacy Task Force. The task force will develop ISACA’s strategy for providing guidance on the key privacy issues facing enterprises worldwide in the wake of challenges such as big data and emerging regulatory requirements. Herold travels the country, giving onsite privacy classes, creating podcasts, working with state government, conducting webinars, crafting public policy, helping covered entities and business associates with HIPAA/HITECH compliance and talking with the media any chance she gets hoping to spread the word about the importance of protecting our privacy.

Clearwater Compliance holds HIPAA Security Seminar: Clearwater Compliance announced today that it is offering an in-depth educational seminar to help Nashville are Covered Entities and Business Associates understand and act on the specific Risk Analysis requirements included in the HIPAA Security Final Rule, as amended by The HITECH Act. The event, Risky Business: How to Conduct a Bona Fide HIPAA Security Risk Analysis, will be held July 30, 2013 from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Navio Health introduces Practice Unite: Navio Health, LLC announces Practice Unite, the first customizable, HIPAA-compliant smartphone application designed to improve hospital-physician alignment and deliver the right message, in the right format, at the right time, to the right physician.


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