Privacy & Security

EHR integrating device data
By Mike Miliard 03:12 pm May 19, 2017
Flowing outside data into existing electronic health records can be a difficult undertaking, AHIMA says, but there are ways to make it work best.
security flaws in IoT
By Jessica Davis 02:25 pm May 19, 2017
In the wake of the WannaCry, the Government Accountability Office is trying to bring the industry up-to-speed on the growing threats to devices.
By 12:02 pm May 19, 2017
From the day of the attack to the fall out and official statements about what happened, we break it all down.
healthcare security staffing crisis
By Jessica Davis 11:05 am May 19, 2017
Hospitals already know it’s hard to hire top infosec talent, but an imminent report from the HHS reveals that it may be even worse than many thought.
security WannaCry infosec CISO

Tom Sullivan, left, moderates a panel at the Privacy & Security Forum in San Francisco on May 12 as news was breaking about the WannaCry ransomware attack.

By Tom Sullivan 10:31 am May 19, 2017
As I stood in a room of infosec and healthcare CISOs, the response to the ransomware was nothing short of fear.
Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
Senate cybersecurity bill Schatz and Johnson

The Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act, introduced by Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, left, includes bipartisan support with Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, right, issuing a statement that Congress needs to find ways to "combine public and private efforts to maintain the security of America’s networks."

By Jessica Davis 11:14 am May 18, 2017
Leaked NSA tools led to a global hacking, and legislators don’t want that to happen again.
WannaCry ransomware
By Jessica Davis 10:39 am May 17, 2017
While security experts were expecting a second wave of attacks this week, the outbreak has begun to slow.
DDoS attacks on healthcare
By Jessica Davis 03:32 pm May 16, 2017
A recent Neustar report found denial-of-service attacks on healthcare increased 13 percent in the last year, and the U.S. faced 14 percent more attacks than its global counterparts.
Adaptive authentication to fight cybercrime
By Bill Siwicki 02:27 pm May 16, 2017
Just demanding two-factor authentication doesn’t go far enough, expert says.

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