HIPAA security rule guide available

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released publication SP 800-66 Revision 1, An Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security Rule, on Oct. 24.

The educational publication provides information on security rule standards, terms, and concepts. To see a copy of the document, go to csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsSPs.html and scroll down to "SP 800-66 Revision 1," dated October 2008.