Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

OMG! I spent hours trying to solve Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected.  The user may not be able to provide required input to unlock the volume.  I just had to post for future reference as I will surely forget this in a months time. I have been enabling Bitlocker encryption for pre-boot … Continue reading Bitlocker Error Code 0x803100b5 No Pre-Boot Keyboard Detected

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HIPAA HITECH and Windows 10 – 5 Settings to better secure ePHI

Windows 10 and HIPAA HITECH compliance was called into question soon after the OS was released.  This is not another post on whether or not Windows 10 is HIPAA compliant; for more on that you can read https://maaadit.wordpress.com/2015/12/15/hipaa-windows-10-privacy-concerns/. What this post is about is how to better secure ePHI if using Windows 10 in healthcare.  Should … Continue reading HIPAA HITECH and Windows 10 – 5 Settings to better secure ePHI

HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

Windows 10 has generated privacy concerns for Healthcare IT professinals as much as it has generated interest in the consumer market. HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns are in full swing as healthcare organizations begin making preparations to update. Windows 10 privacy concerns regarding HIPAA regulations has risen from all the new features offered in Windows … Continue reading HIPAA Windows 10 Privacy Concerns

Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Is Symantec Endpoint Protection compatible with Windows 10? Only if it is the latest Symantec Endpoint Protection version 12.1.6.  Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.5 and previous versions are not compatible with Windows 10. With Microsoft upgrading Windows 7 and Windows 8 to their newest OS platform, Windows 10, businesses are evermore challenged in keeping their security … Continue reading Symantec Endpoint Protection Windows 10 Compatability

Do WES7 Thin Clients need Antivirus Software to be HIPAA Compliant?

While developing a custom image for a new HP T620 thin client with Windows Embedded Standard 7, I came across the obvious security question: Do WES7 Thin Clients need Antivirus Software to be HIPAA Compliant?  Not being sure whether it is an industry standard to include antivirus software for thin clients, I posted the question … Continue reading Do WES7 Thin Clients need Antivirus Software to be HIPAA Compliant?

Why I Don’t Do Hosted Fax Service – Healthcare IT

Hosted fax service is a shady line when it comes to security and HIPAA. Undoubtedly there are great benefits to a hosted fax service such as:The ability to share the same account amongst many users makes the service low cost.The benefit of sending faxes via the email client means fewer hassles for users.A hosted fax … Continue reading Why I Don’t Do Hosted Fax Service – Healthcare IT

HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption

This post is about HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption. Encryption is a process used to make data incomprehensible to unauthorized users and readable to authorized users by encoding. In healthcare information technology, encryption is a very important tool in protecting patient data and is addressed in HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption … Continue reading HIPAA Security Rule Section 164.312 Encryption and Decryption