Guest Column | October 21, 2013

eGuide To HIPAA Compliance And Cloud Backup For Healthcare Providers

HTO Tim Hannibal, VaultLogix

Faced with overburdened legacy systems, IT budget constraints, and relentless cyber security threats, many healthcare businesses are turning to cloud backup as an optimal way to securely and affordably protect electronic protected health information (ePHI) and other business-critical data. Cloud backup eliminates the need to manage daily pickup and storage of tapes and other physical media, ends vulnerabilities associated with media loss or theft, and offers the business continuity benefit of redundant, offsite storage.

But with more and more offerings in the marketplace, what cloud backup features are most important for the healthcare industry? This eGuide offers guidance to healthcare businesses on what to look for in a cloud backup service provider and what “red flags” to avoid.