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ISMG Offers HIPAA, HITECH Webinar for Vendors

Information Security Media Group, publisher of, announces an exclusive new webinar, HIPAA & HITECH Updates: The Vendors' Guide to the Security Essentials.

Princeton, NJ, August 06, 2010 --( This 60-minute session, which debuts Aug. 17, is tailored to the unique interests of healthcare industry vendors, offering expert insight on the new HIPAA security/privacy modifications, as well as the HITECH Act's new rules regarding the federal electronic health record incentive program.

The webinar is led by noted healthcare experts Tom Walsh and Kate Borten, and it features:

-- An explanation of how the HIPAA modifications would beef up requirements for business associates, hospitals and physicians;

-- A detailed description of the security components required for electronic health records software in the incentive program;

-- An analysis of the security steps hospitals and physicians must take to qualify for the incentives;

-- Answers to the questions that matter most to healthcare/security vendors.

This webinar is a companion to a prior session, HIPAA Modifications & HITECH Rules: A Guide to the Security Essentials, which was geared toward the specific interests of healthcare providers.

"No question, the new HIPAA and HITECH updates affect healthcare organizations, business associates and other industry vendors, so it's critical we look at this issue from all perspectives," says Tom Field, ISMG Editorial Director and moderator of this new webinar. "This session will answer a lot of burning questions for healthcare industry vendors, who in turn can help their clients attain and maintain compliance."

For more information about HIPAA & HITECH Updates: The Vendors' Guide to the Security Essentials, please visit:

About ISMG:
Based in Princeton, N.J., Information Security Media Group publishes,, and, which are one-stop sites for the latest news, insights and education on the top information security issues facing U.S. financial institutions and government agencies today. Through articles, webinars, podcasts, blogs and news alerts from federal regulatory agencies such as the FDIC, GAO, NCUA, HHS, FTC and NIST, the ISMG team is committed to providing up-to-date information on the security regulations, threats, solutions, training and career trends that most impact banks, credit unions, government agencies, healthcare organizations and other related enterprises. Leading companies supporting and benefiting from these initiatives include CA, Fortify, RSA Security, Secure Computing, Symantec and VeriSign.

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