Oberman Law Firm

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HIPAA Password Checklist

Password Checklist

  • Policies should be in place prescribing password practices for the organization.
  • All staff should understand and agree to abide by password policies.
  • Each staff member should have a unique username and password.
  • Passwords should not be revealed or shared with others.
  • Passwords should not be written down or displayed on screen.
  • Passwords should be hard to guess, but easy to remember.
  • Passwords should be changed routinely.
  • Passwords should not be re-used.
  • Any default passwords that come with a product should be changed during product installation.
  • Any devices or programs that allow optional password protection should have password protection turned on and in use.

Strong passwords should:

  • Be at least 8 characters in length
  • Include a combination of upper case and lower case letters, at least one number and at least one special character, such as a punctuation mark

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Stuart J. Oberman, Esq.
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Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 28 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company.
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Stuart J. Oberman is the founder and President of Oberman Law Firm. Mr. Oberman graduated from Urbana University and received his law degree from John Marshall Law School. Mr. Oberman has been practicing law for over 28 years, and before going into private practice, Mr. Oberman was in-house counsel for a Fortune 500 Company. <strong><a href="https://obermanlaw.com/people/stuart-j-oberman/"><span style="color: #0059b8;">Read More =></span></a></strong>

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