Auditing

HIPAA Compliance: A Demanding Effort Yielding Deserved Benefits

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The heat is on!  Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) has never been more scrutinized and highly regarded.  The push towards compliance has fueled businesses large and small to explore the options and necessary requirements of HIPAA compliance.  Specifically, any organization that meets the […]

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Embracing the OWASP Top 10

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In a previous article, I briefly talked about the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) and based on some recent projects, I wanted to shed some light on this incredible organization. Established in 2001, OWASP’s mission is simply to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations worldwide can make […]

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Advice from an Expert: Taking the worry out of file transfer so Healthcare IT Professionals can sleep better at night

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If you’re a healthcare IT professional, you’re likely losing sleep when it comes to ensuring regulatory compliance. Having the right processes and tools in place to manage the transfer of information in and out of your organization, both via people and systems, is at the heart of this issue. To […]

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File Transfer and Compliance: 3 Proven Steps to Ensure Effective Access Control

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Surveys indicate that many companies fail IT audits of both internal company policies and external regulatory frameworks (i.e., HIPAA, PCI-DSS, ITAR, etc.). Yet avoiding such failures is critical in light of the vast number of external threats such as hacks that occur almost daily. At the same time, employees can […]

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MOVEit 8.0: Adapting to the Changing Managed File Transfer Security Landscape

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Through the years my role at Ipswitch has changed from someone taking front-line calls, going to customer sites and working with the engineering staff to someone who is responsible for the “health” of the MOVEit product. During this time a lot has changed in the market as well. As an […]

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Just What is Managed File Transfer?

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Just what is managed file transfer (MFT)? It’s easy to think of MFT as little more than file transfer on steroids, or a super slick FTP server. But MFT is more than that because the problems IT administrators solve with MFT demand more. Our customers don’t move files for fun – […]

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Rochester General Hospital relies on Ipswitch to manage electronic billing

Here’s a great write-up of how Rochester General Hospital is using Ipswitch’s MOVEit solution to manage over 400,000 electronic billing transfers per year to dozens of payer systems. Quick background on the business need:  Rochester General Hospital needs to exchange patient records, insurance claims, and billing information from their electronic […]

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