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HHS cybersecurity guidance ramps up pressure to protect data

New cybersecurity best practices from the Department of Health and Human Services are more than helpful suggestions for provider organizations—they set security practices that are likely to become the de facto standard industry wide.

The new guidance, available here, should not be ignored, says Bruce Armon, a health law partner in Philadelphia-based Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. The federal agency expects its guidance to be followed, he says.

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