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Building applications that meet HIPAA standards

See how using GitLab can help you with HIPAA compliance

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) sets security, privacy, and breach notification standards to maintain the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of protected health information (PHI).

Identifying and managing risks and vulnerabilities

A risk analysis is one of the implementation specifications of the Security Management Process standard, which requires organizations to conduct a comprehensive analysis of the potential risks and vulnerabilities to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of their PHI.

GitLab offers several security tools which can help organizations identify and track risks and vulnerabilities across the software lifecycle:

Defining and enforcing development standards and processes

As part of your security and risk mitigation strategy, you may decide to implement development standards and processes. GitLab offers several tools to enforce process, standards, review, and approvals for both code and documentation:

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