It is of utmost importance to observe the laws aimed at the protection of patient medical data as regulated by the United States Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Data backup and protection of this data is mandatory.
In this article, we are going to discuss HIPAA principles — the basic law that regulates operation with personal medical data. We will also create a HIPAA compliant backup using CloudBerry Backup.
There are a number of storage classes for every need and budget in Amazon Web Services cloud storage. The cheapest method to store the backup for a long time is Amazon Glacier. However, there are two different ways to upload files to that storage: direct and using the lifecycle policy. In this article we will demonstrate why the lifecycle policy method is more practical. Continue reading →