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HIPAA COW Risk Analysis & Risk Management Toolkit:
HIPAA COW is pleased to provide you with this HIPAA COW Risk Analysis & Risk Management Toolkit (Toolkit). Please note that this Toolkit is a work in progress. More documents will be added to further assist organizations in their efforts to complete a Risk Analysis, Risk Assessment, and their Risk Management strategy. Please contact us with any recommendations, questions, or special requests.
The following Toolkit documents are currently available:
1) Start Here: This Guide provides a summary of all the tools in this Toolkit (listed below) as well as ideas on how to use them to complete a risk analysis, risk assessment, and develop and implement a risk management strategy. It also includes a list of references reviewed and used while developing this Toolkit.
3) HIPAA COW Risk Assessment Template Incorporated key information from the NIST 800-30 rev 1, September 2012 into the Current Threat List worksheet. Added Threat Type “header” descriptions. Also added Threat Event Description and Example Measures/Controls that May Reduce Likelihood, Impact, and/or Vulnerabilities columns to this worksheet.
This document contains several worksheets, including:
- Example Security
- P&P List
- Security Questions
- Threat Source List
- Inventory Asset List
- Risk Mitigation
- Implementation Plan
6) NIST Risk Definitions & Calculations
7) NIST Risk Mitigation Activities
8) HIPAA COW Risk Analysis Report Template
9) Risk Management Policy – This may be used by your organization as a template to create a Risk Management Policy. The policy was updated on 1/16/13 to better align with the HIPAA COW Risk Analysis & Risk Management toolkit.
10) OCR Phase 2 Audit Protocol – This is simply a copy/paste of the OCR Phase 2 Audit Protocol that was posted in April 2016 HERE.
11) HIPAA COW OCR Audit Protocol – June 2012 – This OCR HIPAA Audit Protocol, with the last column added by HIPAA COW on the Security and Privacy & Breach worksheets, includes the question numbers that currently are believed to cover some or all of the audit protocol requirements for each specific item. The HIPAA COW Risk Management Networking Group reviewed the established performance criteria and audit procedures in the OCR HIPAA Audit Program and enhance the HIPAA Security questions and recommended controls on the HIPAA COW Risk Assessment Template spreadsheet. This project was completed in August of 2013.
12) OCR Audit Protocol – June 2012: 2013 Cross Reference to the HIPAA COW Risk Assessment Changes Made
13) NIST SP 800-30 v2002 – This Toolkit is based on many of the methodologies described in this document.