How HIPAA Security Policies Affect Corporate E-mail Systems

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Starting April 21, 2005, a new security rule focusing solely on PHI that is stored and transmitted electronically will be enforced as part of HIPAA. The requirements of this rule, which are simply information security best practices, focus onrepparttar three cornerstones of a solid information security infrastructure – confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.

The imminent HIPAA regulatory requirements encompass PHI transmission, storage and discoverability. Givenrepparttar 109513 widespread use and importance of e-mail, enforcement of HIPAA encryption policies andrepparttar 109514 growing demand for secure e-mail solutions, e-mail security has never been more important torepparttar 109515 healthcare industry than it is right now.

IronMail significantly contributes to compliance withrepparttar 109516 HIPAA privacy and security requirements as they relate to protecting PHI that is transmitted and stored via e-mail. Everything from data encryption to firewall and intrusion protection to content filtering is included inrepparttar 109517 IronMail solution. Once in place, IronMail can be used to protect e-mail going into and out of corporate networks.

As IronMail is a standards-based appliance, it can be integrated into any existing e-mail system seamlessly, without requiring extensive IT staff training, or relying on users to take extra steps to perform e-mail functions.

The IronMail appliance is tailored to help organizations comply withrepparttar 109518 stringent new guidelines imposed by HIPAA, from security management processes to access control to data integrity.

HIPAA compliance is seen by many organizations as a prohibitively expensive hurdle to overcome. In addition,repparttar 109519 growing dependence on e-mail as a mission-critical application requires security and privacy to be a top priority. A solid combination of security policies andrepparttar 109520 technologies to enforce those policies can ensure improved security as well as HIPAA readiness and ongoing adherence. With IronMail, organizations reduce information complexities as well as associated management costs which can help improve patient relationships, increaserepparttar 109521 quality of care, and improverepparttar 109522 bottom line. E-mail can indeed be safe and secure.

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Secure Your E-mail Systems - Protecting Against Port 25 Vulnerabilities

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Historically, enterprises have turned to multiple vendors to solve their e-mail security issues. They have relied on anti virus vendors to protect them from viruses. They use a separate anti spam vendor to help cut back onrepparttar spam. Then there arerepparttar 109512 issues of content filtering, policy enforcement, encryption, and network security. Over time it has become clear that having so many vendors approaching these issues from so many directions is prohibitively expensive and time consuming for administrators to manage.

Increasingly companies are turning to hardened e-mail appliances like CipherTrust’s IronMail. According to Gartner,repparttar 109513 globally respected IT research firm, “Instead of having several email security-related point products atrepparttar 109514 boundary, many enterprises will want only one”.

IronMail is designed specifically to guard against port 25 attacks on enterprise e-mail systems. It can be tuned to work effectively with any type of organization and has been employed for use in a wide range of industries such as healthcare, government, finance, education, manufacturing, retail, and many more. It allows organizations to stop spam and viruses, protect employees from fraud and inappropriate content, enforce corporate policies, provide secure delivery, encrypt e-mail, and provide remote access.

Findrepparttar 109515 Right Solution

Learn more about how IronMail can secure enterprise e-mail systems by visiting or by downloading CipherTrust’s FREE whitepaper, b>“Securing Email Systems: An Overview of IronMail,repparttar 109516 Secure Email Gateway”. This FREE resource will provide you withrepparttar 109517 information you need to make an informed decision about securing your e-mail systems and ensuring system availability to end users.

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