Data Warehousing

"Every CIO and CISO should consider focusing on critical controls and using a programmatic approach to achieve effective security," says Sanjeev Sah.

By Bill Siwicki 09:51 am April 25, 2016
There are day-to-day blocking and tackling tactics that every healthcare organization should be doing right now to reasonably address the current security threat landscape.
By Bernie Monegain 11:43 am April 19, 2016
Healthcare analytics company Decision Resources Group is growing its healthcare data trove in a big way, adding claims and electronic health record data for its new Real World Evidence repository, or RWE.

Kaiser Permanente headquarters in Oakland, California.

By Mike Miliard 11:51 am April 14, 2016
Kaiser Permanente this week launched a new database that enables researchers to examine participants' DNA in conjunction with environmental and behavioral health.
By Jessica Davis 10:41 am April 12, 2016
More than 1,000 patients of the Florida Department of Health Clinics in Palm Beach County could be at risk of identity theft after a recent medical records breach, department officials announced Monday.
protecting hospitals ransomware cyberattacks

Virtue Security CEO Elliott Frantz said that many healthcare entities are finding it no longer realistic to completely prevent intrusions. 

By Bill Siwicki 06:59 am April 06, 2016
It's now easier than ever for criminals to get into hospital networks, and ransomware is on the rise. Cybersecurity experts offer advice to help hospitals beat back the hackers.
By Jessica Davis 02:14 pm April 05, 2016
With the recent surge in ransomware attacks, cybersecurity is a top priority for healthcare organizations across the nation. But even if providers have top security measures in place, there's another component to consider: the vulnerabilities of third- and fourth-party vendors.
By Jessica Davis 11:38 am April 04, 2016
The Samsam and Maktub Locker malicious code programs attack vulnerable patches and spread to all systems connected to a network.  
FBI Apple encryption
By Tom Sullivan 09:21 am March 30, 2016
Now the question is whether cyber criminals could someday emulate that approach to access encrypted patient data.
Sriram Vishwanath, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas, Austin
By Tom Sullivan 07:31 am March 25, 2016
Leading providers are already thinking about how to transform themselves from data-driven to information-driven organizations, able to offer drastically improved patient experience akin to Amazon and Google. But it's not easy.
FTC wants more action against ransomware attacks like the one that hit Hollywood Presbyterian in February.
By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am March 23, 2016
A member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a Federal Trade Commission official have called for greater protections against and notifications of ransomware attacks – and bolstered cybersecurity for healthcare overall.

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