As a chief security officer (CSO)
for a large hospital, you are charged with securing medical health care records.
More recently, senior hospital administrators are seeking to provide a complete
online portal for all its doctors and patients. Based on the recent changes
brought about by the Affordable Care Act, you are seeking to develop a scenario
that affords a secure environment. Patients need to be able to access test
results and interact with their doctors that conform to HIPAA regulations.
Doctors need to share records, images (X-rays), test results, and the like
with other doctors or medical facilities for consults.
Write a five to eight (5-8) page
paper in which you:
Describe the Web-based information
technologies (protocols, policies, tools) behind electronic health care medical
Analyze the security requirements
needed to protect the Web-based medical records, especially the requirement to
be able to share them with other medical facilities for consults and emergency
Identify the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements that affect the
electronic health care medical records, detailing the technical
Include a Visio or Dia diagram
that describes your design. Note: The graphically depicted
solution is not included in the required page length.
Use at least four (4) quality
resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar
Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must follow these
Be typed, double spaced, using
Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations
and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your
professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing
the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the
course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not
included in the required assignment page length.
Include charts or diagrams created
in Visio or Dia. The completed diagrams / charts must be imported into the Word
document before the paper is submitted.
The specific course learning
outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze common Website attacks,
weaknesses, and security best practices.
Compare and contrast Web-based
Use technology and information
resources to research issues in securing Web-based applications.
Write clearly and concisely about
Web application security topics using proper writing mechanics and technical