Privacy & Security
01:00 pm March 20, 2017
Big Blue also announced new developer and governance tools for blockchain.
08:50 am March 20, 2017
More than 4,000 ransomware attacks occur daily and healthcare is the largest target. Despite HHS requirements and significant risk of untimely notification, however, breach reporting doesn’t match up.
08:48 am March 20, 2017
The uptick in ransomware is giving rise to a new question of whether hackers actually breach the data they encrypt or not and, in turn, how victimized organizations should respond.
12:59 pm March 15, 2017
A grand jury indicted two Russian Federal Security Service officers, a Russian resident and a Kazakh national for directing, aiding and paying criminal hackers.
11:49 am March 14, 2017
The backup drive contained a trove of EHR data, including Social Security numbers and insurance policy details.
12:26 pm March 10, 2017
Hackers gain access through phishing and key-logging attacks. The Evolve IP report found that more than 76 percent of these stolen passwords can be found on the dark web.
12:16 pm March 10, 2017
DeepMind, the Google-owned artificial intelligence company, is developing a new technology similar to blockchain for secure tracking of patient health data.
04:18 pm March 07, 2017
Brand New Day, a Medicare-approved health plan, is notifying 14,005 patients of a potential breach of electronic protected health information after an unauthorized access through a third-party vendor system.
11:08 am March 07, 2017
The HCI Group, which works with major providers on end-to-end implementation of electronic health record systems, offering support for Epic, Cerner and others, will be acquired by Tech Mahindra in a $110 million deal.
01:27 pm March 03, 2017
The master keys for the ransomware strain Dharma – a Crysis variant – were released on the security website BleepingComputer on March 1.