Privacy & Security
11:24 am April 27, 2017
The OCR director stressed the importance of interoperability and protecting patient data during his Thursday morning session at Health Datapalooza.
08:54 am April 27, 2017
Two new reports from Symantec and Verizon say hackers are using ransomware and phishing attacks to target the industry.
10:22 am April 25, 2017
"The stagnation of women’s participation in the workforce is noteworthy because the workforce gap continues to grow," according to the 2017 Global Information Security Workforce Study.
03:19 pm April 24, 2017
The MacBook, which was not encrypted or password-protected, contained emails with names, medical record numbers, partial address information, medications and more.
02:50 pm April 24, 2017
Although only the breach only affected 1,391 patients, the size of the fine reflects the organization’s failure to implement HIPAA Security Rule policies and procedures.
02:46 pm April 24, 2017
The Buffalo-based hospital said no patient records have been compromised but is still working to restore regular functions and continues to operate without interruption.
02:02 pm April 24, 2017
National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center will educate healthcare organizations and patients about risks associated with mobile data and apps.
03:44 pm April 23, 2017
Free to students and teachers K-12, the program hopes to improve teaching methods for computer science curricula.
03:16 pm April 21, 2017
Locky re-emerged on Friday with a new delivery method, presenting more potential cybersecurity troubles for healthcare orgs.
03:08 pm April 21, 2017
Global vice president John Daniels said the new requirements for its Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model are truly aspirational and provide a glimpse at the future with non-scored options as well.