Expert Determination

Expert Determination

SybilSecurity works with clients to achieve “very small” risks of reidentifying individuals as outlined by HIPAA's Expert Determination provisions.

Breach Support

SybilSecurity provides breach support to assess and alleviate breaches after the fact.

Expert Determination

Expert Determination

  • Defined in §164.514(b)(1)
  • Expert assesses risk
  • Chance of reidentification must be “very small”
  • Preserves data utility
  • Enables analytics
  • Increasingly necessary for robust protection.

Safe Harbor

  • Defined in §164.514(b)(2)
  • Remove 18 identifiers
  • Greatly eliminates utility
  • Protections increasingly limited

Expert Determination vs. Safe Harbor

Feature Expert Determination Safe Harbor
Provides robust patient protection
Maximally preserves data utility
Enables robust analytics
Adapts to increasing attacker sophistication
Expensive

Breach Support

We assess: