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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.5

Audit Trail and Node Authentication (ATNA) Integration Profile
Audit Trail and Node Authentication (ATNA) Integration Profile Standard or Specification

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Description: The Audit Trail and Node Authentication (ATNA) Integration Profile establishes security measures which, together with the Security Policy and Procedures, provide patient information confidentiality, data integrity and user accountability. The profile contributes to access control by limiting network access between nodes and limiting access to each node to authorized users. Network communications between secure nodes in a secure domain are restricted to only other secure nodes in that domain. Secure nodes limit access to authorized users as specified by the local authentication and access control policy.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v19.2
Decision Date: 02/14/2019
Aliases: ATNA
Introduced By: TRM Request
Standards Body: IHE
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/14/2019).