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By Connection 11:23 am October 31, 2016
Top security concerns for the modern network.
By John Donohue 07:40 am July 11, 2016
Penn Medicine Associate CIO John Donohue envisions cloud-based information security, more effective threat intelligence sharing and user education as critical elements to securing healthcare data.  
By Stephen Nardone 10:14 am March 16, 2016
(SPONSORED) As IT struggles to get out in front of enterprise security risks, mobile devices are adding another wrinkle to defense plans as they become an increasingly active attack vector.
By Mac McMillan 11:16 am February 23, 2016
Last week we all read another sobering account of the disruption that cyber incidents can cause. The ransomware attack at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was despicable in its nature and alarming in it what it says about the overall preparedness of healthcare to deflect these threats.
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By Aaron Miri 10:30 am January 27, 2016
One of my all-time favorite Star Trek original series episodes is entitled "The Trouble with Tribbles." In this episode, Captain Kirk urgently races to a space station that's in distress.
By Mac McMillan 10:12 am January 11, 2016
The real enemies of good cybersecurity -- and its closely related cousin, patient safety -- are often intangible: apathy, ignorance and indecision. Not the many threats we face today.
By Rick Kam 12:26 pm January 07, 2016
Defenders of privacy and security found 2015 a most challenging year. With no obvious end in sight, these trends are likely to continue, but 2016 will present some new challenges across all industries, including healthcare.
By James Socas 12:08 pm December 21, 2015
The scale and intensity of healthcare related cybercrime is a critical and growing threat to the U.S. medical system. If data breaches were a virus, we'd call this a pandemic.
By John Halamka 02:07 pm December 09, 2015
2015 has been filled with denial of service attacks, hard-to-detect malware, and a skyrocketing number of personal internet connected devices at the same time that HIPAA enforcement has expanded.
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By Vinil Menon 10:40 am December 07, 2015
Windows 10, which Microsoft is positioning as an 'Operating System as a Service' model, offers several innovative new features that will be useful to healthcare users. Here are some things to know for a successful enterprise-wide migration.

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