Author Archives: Brooks Hoffman

Brooks Hoffman is the CFO of LifeSpan.

The HITECH Act – Recent Changes to HIPAA Data Privacy and Its Impact on You

By Brooks Hoffman, LifeSpan Technology Recycling ITAK V4 I10 Introduction: Among tax cuts and credits, more bailout fund requirements, and restrictions on executive pay packages, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) also includes a section that expands the reach of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and introduces the first federally mandated data breach notification ...

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Red Flags Rule – Guidelines for Responding for Financial Institutions and Creditors

By Brooks Hoffman, LifeSpan Technology Recycling ITAK V4 I9 Summary: The Red Flags Rule was promulgated by the Federal Trade Commission and other federal agencies charged with overseeing compliance to the Financial Service Modernization Act (GLB), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA).  It states that all Financial Institutions and others who ...

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