Addressable: Implement electronic procedures that terminate an electronic session after a predetermined time of inactivity |
The goal of this check is to prevent breaches of ePHI related to users who forget to logoff or lock their computers when leave for the day or for meal breaks. This Action1 query automates verification of correct automatic session management to ensure that users are prompted for credentials after certain time of being inactive.
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