Comply with the Security Requirements of HIPAA or SOX

Compliance and security are two languages; you need to be able to translate them.

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A reactive approach to compliance puts your organization at risk through:

  • Punitive fines.
  • Exposure to personal liability.
  • Punitive sanctions.
  • Poor perception of IT.
  • Mandated changes.

Managing your security compliance properly will result in:

  • Compliance requirements for HIPAA and SOX that can be turned into actions that can carried out.
  • An understanding of the current state and the gaps needed to close your compliance obligations.
  • An overall increase in compliance and decrease in the cost of non-compliance.

Module 1: Make the Case and Assess Your Compliance Current State

The Purpose

  • Identify and document your regulatory compliance obligations.
  • Make the case for a compliance management program.
  • Gain executive buy-in to ensure that you have your compliance program championed.
  • Review your current state for meeting HIPAA and SOX compliance. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Identification of the compliance obligations that the organization faces.
  • Executive support for compliance management.
  • Understanding of the current state of compliance in relation to HIPAA and/or SOX. 

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Identify and document regulatory compliance obligations.
  • Completed Compliance Business Case
1.2 Gain an executive champion.
  • Identified executive champion
1.3 Perform a current compliance state assessment.
  • Determined current state of compliance

Module 2: Determine Your Target State and Perform a Gap Analysis

The Purpose

  • Assess organizational friction to compliance.
  • Determine desired future state of compliance.
  • Identify gaps and initiatives to achieve regulatory compliance.
  • Group similar initiatives and align them under the security framework. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Recognized any organizational barriers to compliance.
  • Determined the target state of compliance.
  • Identified the necessary gap initiatives.
  • Grouped similar security projects that are closely aligned. 

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Assess organizational barriers to compliance.
  • Identified organizational barriers
2.2 Identify gaps initiatives.
  • Actionable initiatives to reach compliance

Module 3: Build a Compliance Roadmap

The Purpose

  • Prioritize the implementation of the initiatives.
  • Identify dependencies of the initiatives.
  • Determine the phases of the initiatives.
  • Create a review process and a metrics program. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Prioritized list of initiatives.
  • Defined compliance roadmap for the gap initiatives.
  • Realized ability to track and review the overall compliance program. 

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Prioritize the initiative implementation.
  • Prioritized initiatives
3.2 Determine the phases of the initiatives.
  • Roadmap of the initiatives
3.3 Develop a review process.
  • Review process for compliance

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