HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. Any company that deals with protected health information (PHI) must ensure that all the required physical, network, and process security measures are in place and followed. A critical component of HIPAA compliance is the implementation of Technical Safeguards set forth in § 164.312.
Teleport is a modern SSH access system that can help organizations comply with many of the Access and Audit requirements at the systems layer through its ability to integrate with existing identity management services and its out of the box features, including role based access controls (“RBAC”), access auditing, session recording and ephemeral certificates. Below is a summary of the Technical Safeguards outlined in HIPAA with information on how Teleport can help achieve compliance.