On the other hand, the Security Rule is not: • A prescriptive set of how-to instructions covering exactly how
to secure PHI • A set of rules that must be implemented the same way for
every organization e overall goals of the Security Rule revolve around the conden-
tiality, integrity, and availability of electronic PHI. ese terms are dened as follows:
• Confidentiality: e requirement that data stored or transmitted is revealed only to those authorized to see it.