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12 key steps in responding to a data breach

Every healthcare organization should have an incident response plan (IRP) in place before it experiences a breach of protected health information. The IRP is the roadmap for what to do in the event of a data breach—it contains the specific steps to take so the organization can quickly respond and then defend itself against any legal actions that might stem from lost or stolen data. In a new report, cloud security vendor ARMOR walks through the process of assembling an incident response team and the steps an IRP should contain to effectively respond to a breach.

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