SOURCE: Ipswitch File Transfer Division

May 07, 2008 09:00 ET

Ipswitch, Inc. and HIMSS to Host Webinar on Simple Steps to Achieving HIPAA Compliance

Greg Shields of Redmond Magazine to Participate in Discussion on Six Steps to HIPAA Compliance

LEXINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - Ipswitch File Transfer Division, a developer of secure and managed file transfer solutions, today announced it will host a free Webinar titled, "Six Steps to HIPAA Compliance: Securing Patient Data and Fulfilling Compliance Regulations is Easier Than You Think." Ensuring that IT infrastructures comply with regulations such as HIPAA is often seen as a daunting and complex challenge. Worse, the penalties and other business risks that come with non-compliance can be severe. In this Webinar, Ipswitch will discuss the challenges and hurdles organizations must overcome to achieve and maintain compliance with HIPAA and other regulations. Specifically we will address the requirements placed on healthcare organizations relating to the security of patient data and how these organizations can use technology to successfully fulfill these requirements. The Webinar will include a presentation and question and answer session.

Attend this Webinar to learn:
    -- How your organization can meet the HIPAA compliance challenges
       as they relate to patient data security.
    -- About the categories of security that are required by HIPAA,
       including confidentiality, integrity, availability and auditing.
    -- How other healthcare organizations are tackling the issues
       surrounding patient data security and ensuring their HIPAA

Webinar Details:

Topic:  Six Steps to HIPAA Compliance: Securing Patient Data and
        Fulfilling Compliance Regulations is Easier than You Think

Date:   Thursday, May 8, 2008

Time:   2:00 p.m. EDT


        Greg Shields, Resident Editor, Realtime Windows Server Community,
        and Contributing Editor, Redmond Magazine and Virtualization
        Review Magazine

        Kelly Brady
        Manager, Technical Services
        Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association (GRIPA)

        Kevin Gillis
        Vice President of Product Management
        Ipswitch, Inc. File Transfer Division


Ipswitch's platform of Secure and Managed File Transfer solutions has revolutionized the file transfer landscape with industry-leading security capabilities such as secure SSL and SSH protocols, 256-bit AES transport encryption, OpenPGP file encryption, SHA-512 file integrity, Digital Certificate Management and strong password policies. Ipswitch's Secure File Transfer products enable members of the healthcare industry and organizations with responsibility over private data to move and share that information freely and securely without endangering private information of patients, employees or business partners.

About Ipswitch File Transfer

Ipswitch File Transfer develops and markets a wide range of innovative secure and managed file transfer solutions. For over 15 years Ipswitch brands, WS_FTP® and MOVEit®, have delivered the world's most popular file transfer solutions to over 40 million users in the home, small office, home office (SOHO), small-to-medium business (SMB), mid market and enterprise markets. Visit for more information on the Ipswitch File Transfer division and its range of products for any of your file transfer needs.

About Ipswitch, Inc.

Ipswitch develops and markets innovative IT software that is easy to learn and use. More than 100 million people worldwide use Ipswitch software to monitor their networks with Ipswitch WhatsUp®, transfer files over the Internet using the market leading WS_FTP® and MOVEit® brands of secure and managed file transfer clients and servers and communicate via Ipswitch Imail™ Server. For product and sales information, write to or visit Ipswitch values community involvement; visit to find out how to become involved. Visit for more information on the company.

Ipswitch, WS_FTP and WhatsUp are registered trademarks of Ipswitch, Inc. IMail Server is a trademark of Ipswitch, Inc. All other product names are the property of their respective owners.

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