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  1. FBCA Cross-Signing Authority Now Required for Directed Exchange

    Safeguarding user privacy and security is key to the success of healthcare information exchange. In recognition of this fact, the federal government issued a recommendation that agencies implementing Direct are required to use Federal Bridge Certification Authority (FBCA) cross-certified certificates for non-federal organizations exchanging electronic health records (EHRs) with federal agencies. For at least the…


  2. Kill the Fax Machine, Enable Secure Information Exchange

    Fast forward to this interesting article from Christopher Null of PCWorld titled “Why the fax machine still lives (and how to kill it).” Though there might still be a few purposes for fax machines, DigiCert is participating in some initiatives to help bring us forward to a better, more secure way of transferring data. The…