Is your cloud service provider HIPAA ready?

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Cloud service vendors like Amazon, Google and Microsoft hold valuable patient information, but are they HIPAA compliant?

While there is no HIPAA cloud provider certification, these providers are utilizing advanced technology to protect data. Implementing encryption within their clouds, these three providers are using Advanced Encryption Standards to protect data but use different bit sizes.

“The cloud service provider is responsible for protecting the infrastructure that runs all the services offered in their cloud,” wrote CSO Online. “This infrastructure is composed of the hardware, software, networking and facilities that run cloud services. The customer responsibility will be determined by the cloud services that a customer selects. This determines the amount of configuration work the customer must perform as part of their security responsibilities.”

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