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OCR Issues Guidance on Cyber Extortion and HIPAA

The United States Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance on cyber extortion and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).  The OCR guidance lists steps to take to prevent and deal with cyber extortion and also provides links to additional resources on this topic.  To read the OCR guidance on cyber extortion and HIPAA, use the link below.