HIPAA Security Rule Awareness training

Train yourself to comply with the HIPAA Security rule. Use this training to learn about the safeguards that you need to follow.


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What is Security Rule

Complying with the Security Rule is deemed necessary under HIPAA, the healthcare law that governs the usage, storage, and sharing of protected health information in electronic format, ePHI. Under the law, every person and organization with access to electronic health information needs to guarantee its safety. This includes measures to protect the information’s confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The security rule codifies the standards of protection you need to put in place to protect ePHI. This covers identifying and guarding against possible threats to the information. Along with this, you need to put safeguards against impermissible use and disclosure in place. And in case of a breach, you must be prepared to issue breach notifications to the affected individuals.

Designed to fulfill the mandatory training requirements set by HIPAA, the HIPAA Security Rule training covers 

  1. What is the Security Rule
  2. General requirements 
  3. Security standards that you need to follow

Beginning with a basic introduction to the Security rule, the course covers the major aspects of the Security rule, such as

  • Administrative safeguards
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards

By the end of the training, you’d develop a good understanding of what information you need to protect, and the do’s and don’ts of using health records in electronic format.

Course Description

Course NameHIPAA Security Rule training for Professionals
Duration30 mins
Certificate IncludedYes
Languages English
Course TypeInteractive online training
FormatLM-light, SCORM 1.2
Supported DevicesDesktop/Laptop, Tablet, Phone
Last UpdatedJune 30, 2021

What you’ll learn

  • What is the HIPAA Security rule, and why is it important to know about it? 
  • Objectives of the Security rule
  • Who is covered under it
  • What information is protected
  • Safeguards that you need to put in place


  1. HIPAA Security Rule: Background
  2. Facts and Figures 
  3. What is the Security Rule? 
  4. What is protected by the Security Rule? 
  5. Objectives of the Security Rule 
  6. Who must Comply with the Security Rule? 
  7. General Requirements and Structure of the security rule
  8. Administrative Safeguards 
  9. Examples of Administrative Safeguards 
  10. Physical Safeguards 
  11. Examples of Physical Safeguards 
  12. Technical Safeguards 
  13. Examples of Technical Safeguards 
  14. Flexibility in the Security Rule

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who works in healthcare and has access to electronically protected health information.
  • Healthcare workers
  • Employees of healthcare providers
  • Employees of Health plans, clearinghouses, and insurance companies
  • Contractors and their employees

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To comply with the security rule, you need to put in place 3 types of safeguards – Administrative, physical, and security. Together, they can guarantee the safety of ePHI stored or used over your computers and servers.

In essence, the HIPAA security rule requires you to protect the electronic health information you come across during your work. This covers the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of the information.

The security rule requires all persons and organizations with access to ePHI to comply with the standards set by HIPAA. This includes healthcare organizations, health plans, clearing houses, insurance agencies, and contractors.

Whereas the HIPAA privacy rule concerns itself with how you use, store, or disclose protected health information, the security rule requires you to put in place reasonable measures to safeguard electronic health information.