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Does HIPAA Require Encryption?

One of the most common questions I have fielded in the past two years is, does HIPAA require encryption? The good news is that the answer is simple, yes, encryption is an addressable item under HIPAA. However, that is not the end of the story nor are the answer(s) to surrounding questions as simple as the yes or no. Let’s explore what we have to consider. Data Primer: Before you can even ask...
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