01.03 – Privacy and Security

3-5 Minutes

In this lesson, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles and practices required to protect sensitive data within HMIS. Through practical examples, learners will explore the importance of maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability of client information, while complying with legal and ethical obligations. Topics covered will include data encryption, user access controls, incident response protocols, and best practices for safeguarding personal information. By the end of this lesson, participants will have the knowledge and tools necessary to ensure the privacy and security of HMIS data, fostering trust and confidence among stakeholders while serving vulnerable populations.

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