The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) established national standards for the security of electronic health care information with both civil and criminal penalties for non-compliance by covered entitles, such as hospitals or physician practices. The HITECH Act of 2009 extended these penalties beyond covered entities to their business associates and established more rigorous enforcement policies.
SOX mandates that all publicly-traded organizations demonstrate due diligence in the disclosure of financial information. Each organization must also implement internal controls and procedures to protect financial data from unauthorized access, including access that could occur through file transfers.
PCI DSS is an assessment tool for use during compliance audits. It enhances payment account data security and help organizations proactively protect customer account data. It was developed and is maintained by the major credit card companies and facilitates the adoption of consistent data security for credit card data. Each entity that has a relationship with a credit card company, financial institution, or their agents must provide compliance validation documentation.
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