Security + Certified
The Security+ exam covers the most important foundation principles for securing a network and managing risk. Access control, identity management and cryptography are important topics, as well as selection of appropriate mitigation and deterrent techniques to address network attacks and vulnerabilities.
This exam is approved by U.S. Dept. of Defense to meet IA technical and management certification requirements (8570 – Level II compliant).
Earning this COMPTIA certification demonstrates a base-line knowledge operational security principles.
A Security+ certified consultant has the knowledge to implement a complete solution to secure your medical practice. With the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), complemented by the enforcement mandates with the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) compliance is mandatory, and getting stronger every year.
Penalties are being aggressively enforced by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC). Will your practice be one of them?
Rick Parrott can help prevent a data breach by strengthening or hardening your practice’s network and workflows. Employee education is also important, many medical employees do not know enough about the HIPAA and HITECH Acts to adequately safeguard your patients. Rick Parrott can conduct a Risk Assessmnt of your office to identify and correct any HIPAA violations.