The Indiana Security & Privacy Network (INSPN) is a volunteer, non-profit organization with a healthcare industry base for organizations, individuals and other parties who are interested in security, privacy and data exchange best practices and how it affects their operations. The objective of the group is to support collaboration and the sharing of information and knowledge of best practices and regulatory compliance issues that affect all Indiana industries.
The OCR Names New Director: The Office for Civil Rights named Jocelyn Samuels as the next OCR director, according to govinfosecurity.com. Ms. Samuels formerly served as the acting assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She succeeds former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez.
The OCR announces the 7th Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference Sept 23 & 24. The conference will explore the current health information technology security landscape and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule. This event will highlight the present state of health information security, and practical strategies, tips and techniques for implementing the HIPAA Security Rule. The Security Rule sets federal standards to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of electronic protected health information by requiring HIPAA covered entities and their business associates to implement and maintain administrative, physical and technical safeguards. For more information click here.
Latest Resource Updates
May Meeting Handouts – Members should sign in to see presentation materials from May 8th meeting
Security News – March 06, 2014 Indiana Security & Privacy Network Security Subcommittee Mark Clausman, Chair
Legal Update – March 6, 2014 Indiana Security and Privacy Network (InSPN) Mark J. Swearingen, Hall Render