This entry is part 24 of 59 in the series Complete Guide to HIPAA Security Final Rule

(e)(1) Standard: Transmission security. Implement technical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to electronic protected health information that is being transmitted over an electronic communications network.

The Transmission security standard includes two (2) implementation specifications:

  • (i) Integrity controls (Addressable).
  • (ii) Encryption (Addressable).
Series Navigation<< 164.310(d)(1) Physical safeguards – Standard: Device and media controls164.308(a)(1)(ii)(C) Standard: Security management process – Sanction Policy >>

Michelle Caswell

Senior Director, Legal & Compliance at Clearwater Compliance
Michelle Caswell has over 14 years legal and healthcare experience and worked as a HIPAA Investigator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights where she ensured covered entities were in compliance with HIPAA, conducted complaint investigations and educated entities on HIPAA compliance. Michelle brings that experience to Clearwater Compliance as Senior Director, Legal and Compliance.