Protecting patient health information (PHI) is a top priority for healthcare providers, insurance companies, healthcare clearinghouses and information systems. Title II of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act establishes a set of protocols for the handling of Protected Health Information. The threat of data breaches and lapses in confidentiality in Healthcare IT looms large, as do the regulatory burdens put in place to prevent them.
Safe-T Secure Data Exchange (SDE) Broker is designed from the ground up with compliance as a top priority, and enables enterprises to achieve HIPAA by deploying it Secure Email, Secure File Sync & Share, and Secured Managed File Transfer solutions.
Safe-T SDE is a HIPAA compliant secure data exchange solution that is engineered to execute HIPAA’s Privacy and Security rules. With 256-bit level encryption, Safe-T SDE ensures that protected health information is transferred securely between covered entities. Tools such as one-time passwords, download limits, expiration dates, access restrictions and secured links provide the strongest level of compliance to ensure that patient data is stored and transported in a private and secure manner.
Safe-T’s security policy enforcement engine is a key component for executing a HIPAA compliance strategy. Compliance officers and network administrators can use the policy enforcement engine to create centralized rules that ensure sensitive patient data is only being transferred to certified users and that the data is in accordance with the Transaction/Code Sets as well as the Unique Identifier rules.
Safe-T’s security policy enforcement engine is also the ideal solution to bring the disparate software architectures under a single protocol. Information Security and Compliance officers can set internal controls and workflow standards through the platform to ensure that the data and documents that move internally and externally comply with all HIPAA standards.
An integral part of any HIPAA strategy is a secure perimeter, preventing hackers from breaching PHI records. Safe-T’s Secure Data Access (SDA) is a logical isolation solution, designed to provide an unprecedented level of network protection.
Safe-T’s technology can be employed to eliminate the need to maintain open firewall ports, in order to grant access to PHI storing servers in the internal network. By closing virtually all inbound ports, enterprises and health organizations that employ the Safe-T Secure Data Access (SDA) solution enjoy a level of protection that is unlike any other solution on the market.
With Safe-T SDE, Compliance Officers and Network Administrators have single integrated and streamlined platform that has been constructed with the goal of providing impenetrable security while meeting and exceeding HIPAA compliance standards.