Corporate Compliance

Why data security is crucial today

Compliance Monitor, September 28, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO – Ali Pabrai said it best at the fifth national HIPAA Summit West at the Grand Hyatt in downtown San Francisco.

Leading off Day 2 September 21, Pabrai, a data security expert, said 97%of chief information officers are concerned about data security.

“My question is, ‘Who are these other three percent?’” Pabrai asked to the loudest laughs of the week among the hundreds of attendees.

Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSMP, ISSAP), of HIPAA Academy and ecfirst out of Newport Beach, CA, delivered a message that resonates with HIPAA privacy and security officers: Everyone, especially those in healthcare charged with protecting the privacy of patient information, needs to be concerned about data security.

Read more on HIPAA Update.


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