Minimum Safety Requirements

Certifier should be able to confirm that the minimum security requirements (defined below) are met for any computer that the counselor uses to access PHI.


  1. Auto-update enabled
  2. Encryption – BitLocker Drive Encryption
  3. Firewall – Windows 10 Firewall
  4. Antivirus – Windows Defender Antivirus


  1. Auto-update enabled
  2. Encryption – FileVault 2
  3. Firewall – Native Firewall
  4. Antivirus – XProtect


  1. Auto-update enabled
  2. Encryption – Native Encryption
  3. Firewall – Native Firewall
  4. Antivirus – Built In, Always Active

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