Privacy experts: Be proactive about data breach security

When it comes to combating health information breaches, the best defense is a good offense, according to a recent post in InformationWeek Healthcare. Proactive encryption test runs of breach response plans are vital, according to best practices discussed by a panel at a recent American Hospital Association event. "We're increasingly finding … hospitals are interested in testing their response plan," panel member Doug Pollack, chief strategy officer at ID Experts, told InformationWeek. "It can make a big difference as to whether you successfully or unsuccessfully deal with an incident." Article

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