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TMCNet:  AppRiver Helps Healthcare Providers Increase HIPAA Compliance

[September 11, 2017]

AppRiver Helps Healthcare Providers Increase HIPAA Compliance

Gulf Breeze, Florida, Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading cloud cybersecurity and productivity provider AppRiver, today announced a complimentary whitepaper to help healthcare professionals better understand and maintain HIPAA compliance.

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The whitepaper, titled �Healthcare Security: Understanding HIPAA Compliance,� provides actionable steps for healthcare practices to improve HIPAA compliance, prevent email-based malware attacks and provide greater privacy for patients.

Compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act � or HIPAA - often keeps doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals up at night. However, there is a great deal of misunderstanding and confusion on the topic. The impacts of HIPAA violations can be devastating. Those who fail to adhere to HIPAA could face significant fines � in some cases ranging into the millions of dollars, as well as face jail time. Violators, who are required to report their non-compliance to those affected as well as the media, could suffer reputation damage.

AppRiver�s whitepaper provides key insights and best practices for healthcare professioals to better understand HIPAA guidelines, and to keep their practices compliant. It�s a valuable asset for all healthcare professionals, and particularly for physicians who establish their own practices and do not have a HIPAA expert on staff.

�The threat landscape always is changing for HIPAA-compliant electronic data transmission, and unsecured email services, untrained staff, and lax security can put confidential medical data at risk,� said Jeff Willard, a strategic account executive at AppRiver. �This whitepaper provides insight and recommendations for healthcare practices to improve email security measures, decrease the risk of social engineering-related attacks and increase regulatory compliance.�

The complimentary whitepaper is available at http://411.appriver.com/appriver-hipaa-compliance-whitepaper.

AppRiver provides solutions to help healthcare providers reduce threats and remain compliant through Encryption, Web Protection and Email Archiving and Compliance tools.

Please visit https://www.appriver.com/free-trial/ for more information and a free, fully functional 30-day trial.

About AppRiver

AppRiver offers cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services to 53,000 companies worldwide, with more than 10 million mailboxes under its protection. Launched in 2002 as a spam- and virus-filtering company, AppRiver has since added Web malware protection, email encryption, secure archiving and email continuity to its suite of security services. The company is also among the world�s top providers of Office 365 and Secure Hosted Exchange. All services are offered on a pay-as-you-use basis with a free, fully supported 30-day trial and 24/7 US-based Phenomenal Care� customer service. Easy, effective and affordable solutions � backed by white-glove customer care � have enabled the company to maintain an annual 93-percent customer retention rate. AppRiver is headquartered in Florida and maintains offices in Georgia, Texas, New York, Switzerland and Spain. To learn more, visit AppRiver�online,Facebook,�LinkedIn�and Twitter.


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Jim McClellan
AppRiver
850-932-5338
jmcclellan@appriver.com

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