Privacy & Security

Blockchain in healthcare
By Jeff Lagasse 11:46 am December 14, 2017
Company said it will use the investment to build out its technology platform for hospitals, life sciences organizations and payers can engage in patient-centric value-based care.
21st Century Oncology breach
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm December 13, 2017
After filing for bankruptcy in May, the Florida-based cancer specialty provider also settled with the government for $26 million over false claims allegations.
Clinical interruption from healthcare cyberattacks
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm December 12, 2017
A new report from AMA and Accenture finds phishing is the most common type of attack.
email malware
By Jessica Davis 10:53 am December 12, 2017
New HIMSS Analytics and Mimecast report ranks top cybersecurity strategies hospitals are pursuing for 2018.
Sponsored by
By Commvault 09:45 am December 12, 2017
Healthcare organizations are putting their money where their security concerns are.
Hackensack Sleep and Pulmonary Center breach

Hackensack Sleep and Pulmonary Center in New Jersey. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 12:11 pm December 11, 2017
New Jersey’s Hackensack Sleep and Pulmonary Center at least was able to regain patient files from an offline backup.
Oklahoma health department data breach
By Jessica Davis 11:30 am December 11, 2017
While Oklahoma’s DHS informed its clients within a few months of finding the April 2016 breach, the department failed to report the breach to U.S. Health and Human Services.
2018 healthcare predictions
By Bill Siwicki 03:13 pm December 07, 2017
Here's what you can expect in the year ahead.
2018 Cybersecurity prediction
By Jessica Davis 10:39 am December 07, 2017
Hospital leadership can often be the biggest threat to security because funding is still a low priority.
Hackers breach Henry Ford Health
By Jessica Davis 01:14 pm December 06, 2017
The Detroit health system first discovered the breach on Oct. 3, when a cybercriminal stole the email credentials of a group of employees.

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