CSA Official Press Release

Published 02/05/2013

CSA Cloud Bytes: HIPAA & The Cloud - A Vendor’s Perspective, Feb. 7 - 12:00pm PST

CSA Cloud Bytes: HIPAA & The Cloud - A Vendor’s Perspective, Feb. 7 - 12:00pm PST

Cloud Bytes As part of our mission to educate the industry on all matters related to the cloud, select CSA research working groups have launched a new educational webinar series called CSA Cloud Bytes. This month, the CSA Health Information Management Working Group is proud to host a CSA Cloud Bytes headlined by Hemant Pathak, Assistant General Counsel at Microsoft. In this webinar, Hemant will cover the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act; and its impact on the cloud and cloud vendors, including privacy and BAA's. The Health Information Management (HIM) Working Group within the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has been designated to provide direct influence on how health information service providers deliver secure cloud solutions (services, transport, applications and storage) to their clients, and foster cloud awareness within all aspects of healthcare and related industries. The efforts are jointly executed by CSA Global, health information cloud communities (i.e. focus groups, associations, vendors, providers, research institutes, forums, and academia), Solution Providers and relevant working group responsible for authoring CSA’s Guidance V.3. Webinar Details Overview: HIPAA & The Cloud - A Vendor's Perspective Speaker: Hemant Pathak - Microsoft, Assistant General Counsel Date: February 7th, 2013 Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Pacific Standard Time (PST, GMT-08:00) Conference number: +1.862.367.5900 (international numbers available on link below) Conference ID: 674-823-196# This is a FREE event. Please RSVP and a calendar invitation with the webinar details will follow. For international numbers and additional conference details go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/csa_cloudbytes_him1 RSVP HERE NOW

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