Data Warehousing

"More and more malware is being put into our ecosystem that traditional security techniques are powerless to prevent," said Check Point President Amnon Bar-Lev.

By Jessica Davis 02:23 pm September 23, 2016
Unknown malware attacks have increased nine-fold from 2015, driven primarily by employees who accidentally install malicious software onto their company's network – at a rate of every four seconds, according to a recent Check Point report.
IBM cyber threats
By Jessica Davis 02:51 pm September 21, 2016
The number one threat to healthcare data isn't the most obvious. Rather than malevolent, faceless hackers, it's often an organization's own employees who open the door to theft, malware, ransomware and a host of other problems, according to IBM's 2016 Cyber Security Intelligence Index.

John Riggi, head of the Cybersecurity and Financial Crimes Unit for BDO Consulting and former chief of the FBI's Cyber Division Outreach Section.

By Jessica Davis 01:11 pm September 16, 2016
John Riggi and Judy Selby of BDO Consulting share three steps to effective data mapping: third party assessment, an infinite response plan and a strong employee training program.
By Jessica Davis 10:49 am August 30, 2016
A recent Cybersecurity Ventures report, sponsored by security firm Herjavec Group, also found global cybersecurity defense costs will exceed $1 trillion over the next five years.
By Jessica Davis 11:09 am August 29, 2016
Long Beach, California-based SCAN Health Plan reported its contact sheets' system had been breached by an unauthorized party, which exposed the data from its 107,000 members and some non-plan members who provided their personal information to its sales team.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Karen Murphy, RN

By Jessica Davis 11:01 am August 26, 2016
In response to the growing opioid epidemic in the state, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the launch of the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program this week. State officials hope it will help to spot patients battling addiction and allow for intervention.
By Jessica Davis 10:32 am August 25, 2016
TrapX, a cybersecurity company, has launched CryptoTrap: a community ransomware decryption tool designed to help healthcare organizations and others bolster their security measures.

OCR Director Jocelyn Samuels

By Mike Miliard 09:05 pm August 21, 2016
HHS initiative to re-focus on incidents affecting fewer than 500 patients.
JAMA EHRs
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am August 19, 2016
Stanford clinicians shine a light on how today's products are missing out on big opportunities.
By Jessica Davis 11:06 am August 18, 2016
As cybercriminals continue to assault the healthcare industry, most health executives are elevating data security as a business priority, according to the 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, released Aug. 16.

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