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How Falling Prey to a Phishing Expedition Puts PHI at Risk

Phishing has become so commonplace, the word has made its way into the dictionary: Phish — to try to obtain financial or other confidential information from Internet users, typically by sending an e-mail that looks as if it is from a legitimate organization, usually a financial institution, but contains a link to a fake website that replicates the real one. In today’s HIPAA Quick Tip, I’ll show you a little trick that could save you and your staff from taking the bait from someone phishing for information. With regulations about data security getting stricter, hackers have stepped up their game. […]

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