Privacy & Security

Google cloud
By Susan Morse 08:34 am February 22, 2018
Google Cloud has two booths, with one location in the HIMSS Innovation Lab, and its speakers will address a range of topics, including interoperability and security.
Supreme Court rejects CareFirst bid to review breach case
By Jessica Davis 04:47 pm February 21, 2018
The case heads back to a lower court where CareFirst faces a class action lawsuit from patients impacted by a 2014 breach of the insurance company.
blockchain healthcare accountable care
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm February 21, 2018
The analytics company will lead Hashed Health's Value-Based Care Working Group, exploring ways blockchain can help improve quality measures.
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By Verizon 09:40 am February 21, 2018
With more than a thousand security technologies and solutions on the market today, enterprise has been investing in an increasingly sophisticated set of defensive solutions—resulting in a monster stack of protocols and solutions that have added cost and complexity.
enterprise imaging

In addition to imaging enterprise education sessions during HIMSS18, there are demos and sessions on the showroom floor as well.

By Mike Miliard 03:27 pm February 20, 2018
Delivering the right image at the right time to the right physician is the goal but that requires smart decisions about clinical workflow and IT infrastructure.
Cybersecurity incident response

Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:26 am February 20, 2018
Expert Nolan Garrett will address HIMSS18 attendees on how to form the right plan for your organization and put it into practice from the top down.
colorado breach reporting
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am February 19, 2018
The amended bill that would cut breach reporting time in half for healthcare providers, unanimously passed a State House committee meeting last week.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:53 am February 19, 2018
The federal agency aims to help IT decision makers sift through the hype to make "clear-eyed" choices about blockchain.
petya cyberattack ransomware

The hackers disguised the wiper malware, Petya, as ransomware in order to distract from its real purpose -- to destroy data.

By Jessica Davis 12:33 pm February 15, 2018
Officials found the Russian military “was almost certainly responsible” for the massive global attack, and serves as a reminder that nation-state actors can impact even small organizations that weren’t the intended target.
By Tom Sullivan 11:09 am February 15, 2018
The new penetration testing approach, spread over an extended time frame, enables the company to layer on analytics for identifying systemic risk.

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