Ransomware and HIPAA - How to Prevent, Prepare, Respond, Recover

Paul Hales is a Keynote Speaker at Compliance Key, Inc. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia University Law School and is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of the United States. He is an expert on HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Noti&....


This course explains treacherous Ransomware threats attacking the Healthcare Industry and how to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from a Ransomware attack. It covers HIPAA Rules that apply to Ransomware, compliance with the HIPAA Rules and how to conduct a HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment to prove a Ransomware attack did not result in a Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information (PHI) - a violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule.

Why should you attend this webinar?

  • Ransomware including new, more treacherous varieties used by cyber-criminals to attack the Healthcare Industry
  • HIPAA Rules that apply to Ransomware attacks
  • "Social Engineering" tricks criminals use to sneak Ransomware into Electronic Information Systems 
  • What to do if your organization suffers a Ransomware attack
  • A Ransomware Attack is presumed by law to be a HIPAA Breach
  • Best practices to: 
    • Prevent
    • Prepare
    • Respond;
    • and Recover from Ransomware Attacks
  • How to do a HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment to determine if a Ransomware attack resulted in a HIPAA Breach - or not - if the assessment demonstrates a low probability of compromise to PHI 
  • What the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires when a Ransomware attack does result in a Breach of Unsecured PHI
  • The interconnected roles and responsibilities of Covered Entities and BAs under the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule concerning Ransomware attacks

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Introduction - Course Agenda and Objectives
  • HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment Explained and Demonstrated
  • Why is the Healthcare Industry a Prime Target?
  • HIPAA Law and HIPAA Rules that apply to Ransomware Attacks
  • Covered Entity - Business Associate Relationship, Responsibilities, Interdependent Liabilities
  • What to Do if (when) your organization suffers a Ransomware Attack
    • Preliminary Description - HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment
  • Best Practices to Prevent a Ransomware Attack
  • How to Prepare for a Ransomware Attack
  • How to Respond to a Ransomware Attack
    • To pay or not to pay?
    • Law Enforcement
  • How to Recover from a Ransomware Attack
  • How to do a HIPAA Breach Risk Assessment - Demonstration
  • What to do if the Ransomware Attack caused a HIPAA Breach
  • Step-by-Step Breach Notification Requirements 
    • Documentation
    • Notifications - Fewer than 500 Individuals affected
    • Notifications - More than 500 Individuals affected

Who can Benefit:

  • Health Care Providers
  • Third Party Administrators - Insurance Brokers
  • Healthcare Practice Administrator Companies
  • Healthcare Record Storage and Retrieval Companies
  • All Business Associates of Health Care Providers and Health Plans
Target Job Titles:
  • C-Suite Executives
  • HIPAA Compliance Official
  • HIPAA Privacy Officer
  • HIPAA Security Officer
  • Information Technology Supervisor
  • Practice Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Compliance Official
  • Healthcare Providers - e.g. Dentist, Optometrist, Chiropractor, Physical Therapist, Podiatrist, Physician

Webinar Id: LSHCRPH001

Training Options:

Duration: 60 mins

 Recorded: [Six month unlimited access]

 $217(Single Attendee) $599 (Unlimited Attendee)

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