Circulation of personal health records in digital media has increased by intensive usage of technology on health sector. Circulation of personal health records in electronic media brings with security and privacy issues. Electronic health records are all of this information which includes patient data from birth to the death of the patient. Since electronic health records include private and unchangeable information, it is being tried to forbid their usage revelation without permission in accordance with the related legislations. Digitization of personal health records also brings with security risks. A number of technical and legal infrastructure is needed to eliminate these risks. With the scope of the research national (such as HIPAA) and international standards (such as ISO) has been studied.