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AppRiver Helps Healthcare Providers Increase HIPAA Compliance

Security Leader Offers Complimentary Whitepaper with Best Practices to Maintain Compliance, Prevent Email-based Attacks and Better Safeguard Patient Data

/EIN News/ -- Gulf Breeze, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading cloud cybersecurity and productivity provider AppRiver, today announced a complimentary whitepaper to help healthcare professionals better understand and maintain HIPAA compliance.

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The whitepaper, titled “Healthcare Security: Understanding HIPAA Compliance ,” provides actionable steps for healthcare practices to improve HIPAA compliance, prevent email-based malware attacks and provide greater privacy for patients.

Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – or HIPAA - often keeps doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals up at night. However, there is a great deal of misunderstanding and confusion on the topic. The impacts of HIPAA violations can be devastating. Those who fail to adhere to HIPAA could face significant fines – in some cases ranging into the millions of dollars, as well as face jail time. Violators, who are required to report their non-compliance to those affected as well as the media, could suffer reputation damage.

AppRiver’s whitepaper provides key insights and best practices for healthcare professionals to better understand HIPAA guidelines, and to keep their practices compliant. It’s a valuable asset for all healthcare professionals, and particularly for physicians who establish their own practices and do not have a HIPAA expert on staff.

“The threat landscape always is changing for HIPAA-compliant electronic data transmission, and unsecured email services, untrained staff, and lax security can put confidential medical data at risk,” said Jeff Willard, a strategic account executive at AppRiver. “This whitepaper provides insight and recommendations for healthcare practices to improve email security measures, decrease the risk of social engineering-related attacks and increase regulatory compliance.”

The complimentary whitepaper is available at http://411.appriver.com/appriver-hipaa-compliance-whitepaper.

AppRiver provides solutions to help healthcare providers reduce threats and remain compliant through Encryption, Web Protection and Email Archiving and Compliance tools.

Please visit https://www.appriver.com/free-trial/ for more information and a free, fully functional 30-day trial.

 About AppRiver

AppRiver offers cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services to 53,000 companies worldwide, with more than 10 million mailboxes under its protection. Launched in 2002 as a spam- and virus-filtering company, AppRiver has since added Web malware protection, email encryption, secure archiving and email continuity to its suite of security services. The company is also among the world’s top providers of Office 365 and Secure Hosted Exchange. All services are offered on a pay-as-you-use basis with a free, fully supported 30-day trial and 24/7 US-based Phenomenal Care™ customer service. Easy, effective and affordable solutions – backed by white-glove customer care – have enabled the company to maintain an annual 93-percent customer retention rate. AppRiver is headquartered in Florida and maintains offices in Georgia, Texas, New York, Switzerland and Spain. To learn more, visit AppRiver online, FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.


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Jim McClellan
AppRiver
850-932-5338
jmcclellan@appriver.com

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