Security in Legal Transcription for Protection of Sensitive Data

by | Published on Aug 1, 2012 | Legal Transcription

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Just as the security of patient data cannot be compromised, so too the privacy of sensitive legal data cannot be compromised. Indeed if you are considering outsourcing your legal transcription requirements to a third party vendor, choose one that has superior security and confidentiality measures in place. This is in addition to other necessary factors such as 99 percent accuracy, flexibility, customized solutions, competitive pricing, reduction in operating expenses and convenient turnaround.

Measures to Ensure Secure Legal Transcription Services

Some of the measures that would be taken to safeguard sensitive legal information are:

  • Password protection of computers
  • Installation of superior anti-virus software and ensuring that it is always up-to-date
  • Firewall protection
  • 24/7 manned security
  • Keeping of fire extinguisher and smoke alarm
  • Technical evaluations would be carried out on a routine basis to ensure that all systems satisfy or exceed particular security requirements
  • Employees are searched before they enter and as they leave the office premises
  • Personnel are not allowed to carry in or take out with them paper or other written documents
  • Adequate security provided to prevent any sort of vandalism or theft of information saved in company systems

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