Antivirus Policy Best Practices
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Antivirus Policy and Procedure Best Practices

The primary purpose of the anti-virus solution or software is to guard against malicious software or scripts by blocking or quarantining this software that is…

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BYOD Security Best Practices
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Mobile Device or BYOD Security Best Practices

This article will provide some guidance and best practices for the use of, and security for, remote access and mobile device technology (e.g. BYOD) that…

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Teleworking Policy Guidance for Healthcare Organizations
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Teleworking Policy Guidance for Healthcare Organizations

The goal of this policy is to govern the controls and safeguards implemented for workforce members that are approved for teleworking activities. What should the…

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Firewall Security Best Practices
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Common Firewall Security Best Practices

Firewall security devices, including routers and Intrusion detection and/or prevention systems, play a critical role in system of controls to prevent and detect unauthorized access…

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Application Development Security Best Practices
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How To Prevent Application Vulnerabilities and Breaches

Any applications developed internally or outsourced should follow secure coding practices to prevent common vulnerabilities and potential data breaches. The application’s design and implementation should…

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Medical Device Security Best Practices
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Medical Device Security Best Practices

Medical devices improve health, quality of life, and even save lives. As such, medical device use must be appropriate for the context and setting in…

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Network Security Best Practices and Checklist
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Network Security Best Practices and Checklist

The network should be designed, configured, and maintained to deliver high performance and reliability to meet the needs of the business, while also providing access…

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Security Monitoring and Reporting
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Security Monitoring and Reporting Best Practices

As a follow up to the security auditing and logging article, security monitoring and reporting is an essential part of a robust information security program….

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