The protection of privacy has long been at the heart of regulations that govern the storage and security of sensitive data, like protected health information (PHI). Patient privacy is compromised when organizations fail to properly secure records containing PHI, as well as the applications and systems that store them. This is precisely what the Security and Privacy Rule provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) are designed to address.
Our team at Metalogix has proudly supported local governments on-premises and in the cloud for three and a half years. Today I am excited to share that we will be magnifying our commitment with our partnership with the Microsoft CityNext program. This new certification validates our ongoing work of helping public entities move, manage and secure their collaboration content across on-prem and cloud platforms and we look forward to empowering even more cities and local governments with Microsoft and other CityNext partners.
Today, we are in Aarhus, Copenhagen, at a conference about the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), hosted by our partner NNIT. This is an exciting event, as the EUGDPR has generated a significant amount of media attention on both sides of the Atlantic.