Cyber Security

The Effects of HIPAA on Privacy and Security

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 1:12 pm, Last Updated: June 8, 2022 at 2:01 pm

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is federal legislation that addresses issues ranging from health insurance coverage to national standard identifiers for healthcare providers. The portions that are important for our purposes are those that deal with protecting the privacy (confidentiality) and security (safeguarding) of health data, which HIPAA calls Protected Health Information […]

A/V requirements: Screen, White Board and Markers

Matthew Hicks

Things That Keep Me Up at Night: Technology’s Severest Challenges

Posted: April 13, 2017 at 6:48 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 8:12 pm

If you are pretty much comfortable with today’s information technology world, this course is probably not for you. The instructor, who teaches technology policy at Mason, has collected several dozen of what he thinks are the scarier, more worrisome, and potentially game-changing topics in information technology that may be in our near-term and longterm future. […]

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Steve Ruth