Privacy & Security

Children's National cloud computing
By Bill Siwicki 07:08 am February 07, 2017
An executive cautions that the biggest challenge with cloud computing in healthcare is the contract organizations sign with vendors of cloud services.
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By Jack McCarthy 06:55 am February 07, 2017
The New York Giants player filed suit against the television network after a reporter tweeted out a picture of his hospital record after a fireworks accident. 
malware half cyberattack
By Bill Siwicki 09:05 am February 02, 2017
Breaches rose in number last year and continued causing operational, financial and reputational damage to healthcare organizations.
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By Verizon 09:02 am February 02, 2017
Even the strongest IT security doesn’t always “walk the walk” when it comes to the IoT.
Salaries rising health IT
By Gus Venditto 08:57 am February 02, 2017
Today’s growing economy is forcing healthcare organizations to pay more for top talent. And many hospitals are finding that out the hard way. 

Lack of encryption proved costly for Children's Medical Center in Dallas.

By Jessica Davis 04:05 pm February 01, 2017
By Mike Miliard 11:51 am February 01, 2017
The new initiative aims to takes the guesswork out readiness, articulating threats, mapping them to CSF controls and giving healthcare organizations a blueprint for better cybersecurity posture.
Forrester predictions 2017 cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 07:06 am January 31, 2017
The research firm offers five cybersecurity predictions for 2017, ranging from Internet of Things devices to Trump facing a cyber-crisis.
By Jessica Davis 04:01 pm January 30, 2017
Employees of Wyoming-based Campbell County Health and eHealthInsurance are the latest victims of a W-2 phishing scam, the organizations announced last week.
consumers concerned privacy security
By Bill Siwicki 03:00 pm January 26, 2017
And 36 percent of respondents  are worried that their health information will get into the wrong hands.

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