Privacy & Security

EHR password sharing
By Mike Miliard 02:18 pm September 28, 2017
Of medical residents polled, all of them had shared authorized credentials at one time or another.
patient ID
By Bernie Monegain 11:36 am September 27, 2017
Partners say they will prevent misidentification by cleaning up patient data and eliminating the creation of duplicate and overlaid medical records.
deloitte breach

Deloitte headquarters in Chicago. Photo via WikiMedia

By Jessica Davis 09:46 am September 27, 2017
Private emails and plans from some of the accounting firm’s blue-chip clients were exposed after hackers got into the network by getting into an admin account without complex authentication.
physical security vs cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 09:29 am September 26, 2017
The same strategies the safeguard digital data can protect items like medical devices, hard drives and paper records.
cybersecurity threats
By Jessica Davis 09:27 am September 26, 2017
Having huge pools of information isn’t enough if you don’t have the analytics tools and skills to make it count.
security policy issues
By Jessica Davis 09:26 am September 26, 2017
Educating users is critical, they are often the weakest links, but don’t exclusively focus there.
wait and see approach to cybersecurity
By Jessica Davis 09:25 am September 26, 2017
While the costs tied to protection can be daunting, especially for small organizations, the costs only increase after an attack happens.
firewalls in healthcare
By Jessica Davis 09:24 am September 26, 2017
Hospitals often put too much weight on the latest technology solution, but these “shiny objects” are still being breached.
security companies
By Jessica Davis 09:24 am September 26, 2017
With staff shortages opening the door to hackers, contract security can help an organization protect its reputation and image.
cybersecurity risks and myths
By Jessica Davis 09:13 am September 26, 2017
As common half-truths and misperceptions plague information security, we separate truth from fiction and outline steps to take in order to make your healthcare institution safer.

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