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HIPAA 2015: Wrath of the Audit - Hudson Harris (ShowMeCon 2015) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

HIPAA 2015: Wrath of the Audit
Hudson Harris
ShowMeCon 2015

Since 2009, 122 million people have had their protected health information compromised. Enforcement efforts and investigations by the federal government are increasing tremendously; 1,516 in 2003 to 14,300 in 2013. In 2014, there were 105,522 formal HIPAA complaints filed. Now is the time to get compliant as the government announced that 10% of all covered entities will be randomly audited for HIPAA compliance in 2015. To be ready, unite the two most important forces in your organization behind the HIPAA effort, IT and Legal. This talk will focus on a nuts and bolts approach to HIPAA compliance beginning with documentation and moving on to the fundamental security risk assessment

Bio: Hudson Harris is a JD, MBA, MA, & Esq. who began his IT career in 1997 in network administration; moved on to tech support for Microsoft and finally University IT.ÿ After leaving the east coast, Hudson obtained his masters degrees and law degree, ultimately opening his own law practice in San Diego in 2010.ÿ Hudson just moved back to St. Louis in 2014 to take his current position as Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel.ÿ He now writes on Technology and HIPAA centered issues at legallevity.com and @legallevity.

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