Research and prepare a 6â€“8-page paper (not including cover page, abstract, or bibliography) on HIPAA. Briefly describe
the origins of this legislation, but more importantly, discuss its goals, impact, cost, and effectiveness on organizations to
which it applies.
Find business examples for these topics and evaluate intentions and outcomes of this legislation. Explain briefly how
HIPAA differs from other regulations that also seek to protect or safeguard sensitive personal information. Summarize
your findings about the value of these regulations in the context of overall IT information security.