Ep. 77: Know The Rules! Passwords and Passphrases

Why Does It Matter? The Administrative Safeguards of the HIPAA Security Rule requires Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates(BAs) to: Implement procedures for creating, changing and safeguarding passwords [For details see: Security Awareness and Training, §164.308(a)(5)]. Make sure you create and regularly use strong passwords (i.e. usually 10 characters or more and includes uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters […]

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Episode 17: Know The Rules! Passwords

Passwords and Passphrases The Administrative Safeguards of the HIPAA Security Rule requires Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs) to: Implement procedures for creating, changing and safeguarding passwords [For details see: Security Awareness and Training, §164.308(a)(5)]. Make sure you create and regularly use strong passwords (i.e. usually 10 characters or more and includes uppercase and […]