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How to Get Management to Support Your Information Risk Management Program

We hear this question every week: “How can I get support from management for my information risk management program?” Here are some suggestions that have helped other organizations: (more…)

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The Case for Action: It’s Time to Get Serious about Information Risk Management

Picture this. You’re blindfolded. Walking on a frayed tightrope above a choppy ocean. The water is filled with hungry sharks, mouths open with rows of sharp teeth just waiting for you to lose your footing. The wind is blowing sideways … Continue reading

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CEO-to-CEO: Your Next Information Security Expenditure?

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series CEO-to-CEO

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon recently stated that he expects the bank’s annual IT security budget to double from $250 million to $500 million over the next five years in the wake of its massive data breach, which impacted 76 … Continue reading

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Does HIPAA Compliance Need more Clarity?

Does HIPAA Compliance Require More Clarity?

When the Department of Health and Human Services issued the Final Omnibus Rule in 2013, the healthcare industry received the final set of clarifications it needed to effectively respond to HIPAA-HITECH compliance regulations. Or did it? (more…)

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Events Calendar

Clearwater is hosting and attending great events in November!

Throughout the month of November, Clearwater will be attending several industry events as well as hosting great educational webinars. If you are attending an event listed below, please come and see us. If you won’t be able to join us … Continue reading

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Introducing New Enterprise Pricing

Choosing Clearwater solutions means that you and your patients/members/customers can enjoy the peace of mind that their sensitive data is in safe hands, and it’s a strong choice: Clearwater’s market-leading software, supported by our expert professional services, provides hundreds of … Continue reading

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Thinking Beyond the Compliance Checklist – Why Your Organization Needs a Comprehensive Information Risk Management Strategy

Several years ago, many within the finance, banking and retail sectors were guilty of security for compliance sake. Regulations such as the Payment Card Industry (PCI) standard, and US Sarbanes-Oxley Act laid out specific expectations for organizations. But obviously they … Continue reading

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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid: 3 Reasons You Should Fear HIPAA

In a recent Geico commercial, a group of teens are scrambling to avoid imminent danger. One teen says tearfully, “Why can’t we just get in the running car?” Another responds by asking the girl if she’s “crazy” and suggests hiding … Continue reading

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Delay in HIPAA Audit Program Doesn’t Mean You Can Take a Wait and See Approach to Risk Management

Recent news that the Office for Civil Rights is delaying Phase 2 of its HIPAA Audit Program might tempt some organizations to breath a momentary sigh of relief, but taking your foot off the pedal would be a big mistake. Here … Continue reading

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Latest Product Highlights – Identify and Respond to Your Risks

It has always been our goal at Clearwater Compliance to bring you the very best in HIPAA Compliance software and solutions. However, this year we have gone above and beyond our original mission to expand the functionality of our software to … Continue reading

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