A: Most HIPAA breaches occur when physical media is stolen. It could be a thumb drive, a hard drive, or even an entire workstation with desktop practice management software installed. Physical media is particularly vulnerable to theft and damage. At Planet DDS, we take securing your data very seriously. Planet DDS is compliant with all standards included in the HIPAA Security Rule, HIPAA Privacy Rule standards, and the HITECH Act that applies to Business Associates. We regularly undergo assessments with third-party experts to ensure our continued compliance.