Category Archives: Compliance

First HITECH Fines Meted Out for 2011 Breach

HIPPA-HITECHWe talk about compliance in the data center world all the time. In fact, the idea of being PCI compliant for financial records (you did see what happened to Target recently right?) or in the medical records world being HIPAA/HITECH compliant has become a throwaway statement.

Well, when you get too comfortable with something to the point that the threat (in this case of fines due to non-compliancy) is no longer seen as even a possibility there is nothing like a little reality check to bring it all back into sharp focus.