Privacy & Security

hospital cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 02:22 pm May 23, 2017
ID management has become central to fighting cybercrime as cloud computing and the internet change the nature of access and security, according to University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s vice president of security.
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By Jessica Davis 01:15 pm May 23, 2017
While WannaCry exploited two of the NSA’s leaked hacking tools, EternalBlue uses all seven and has no kill-switch.While WannaCry exploited two of the NSA’s leaked hacking tools, EternalBlue uses all seven and has no kill-switch.
Georgia Hospital Association cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 10:00 am May 23, 2017
Officials said the goal is to provide each of the state’s 170 hospitals with the necessary cyber tools to prevent breaches.
By Tom Sullivan 12:59 pm May 22, 2017
April was the second straight month where breached healthcare entities improved the time it took to detect security incidents and how quickly they then alerted the government.  
By Jessica Davis 11:52 am May 22, 2017
Cybercriminal was able to steal both personal and financial information of customers for more than 10 weeks.
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.
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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.

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