SecurityMetrics Targets HIPAA Compliance

Salt Lake City-based data security and security auditing firm SecurityMetrics announced this morning that it has launched a new program aimed at helping companies evaluate HIPAA Compliance. HIPAA--the set of rules required of businesses handling healthcare data--recently added new requirements for handling of health information by business ssociates. According to SecurityMetrics, its new HIPAA BA Program helps healthcare providers, hospitals, compliance officers, health plans, and clearinghouses with the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to protect data. Pricing on the new offering was not announced. SecurityMetrics is led by Brad Caldwell.