eConsent Myth #3: There is no regulatory support for eConsent because it isn't secure

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Regulatory authorities are talking about eConsent and even proposing best practices on how it should be used!  The FDA, EMA, HIPAA, OHRP, and E-Sign Act are all major regulatory players, and they all have expressed the benefits and proper usage of electronic informed consent. 

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Security and privacy are two of the biggest misconceptions about electronic informed consent.  Many think that collecting and managing data electronically carries a big risk, when in fact, any responsible eConsent vendor has put effective measures in place to ensure a security breach never happens.   In addition, several regulatory authorities have written guidance on how to best protect subject data when using a third-party eConsent solution.

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