Privacy & Security

HHS cybersecurity audit
By Jessica Davis 02:37 pm December 20, 2017
The watchdog’s biggest concern was the agency’s identity and access management at four operating divisions in 2016.
misconfigured cloud database
By Jessica Davis 02:13 pm December 20, 2017
123 million Americans exposed in misconfigured cloud database: What infosec leaders should know
Kaspersky sues US Homeland Security Department
By Jessica Davis 03:36 pm December 19, 2017
The Russia-based security firm is claiming the government denied the company basic due process and has harmed their reputation and commercial interests without evidence of wrongdoing.
OCR revamps HIPAA in wake of opioid crisis, 21st Century Cures rules
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm December 19, 2017
HHS Office for Civil Rights offers new perspective on the privacy law as it relates to mental health and substance abuse, clinical research.

From left, Michelle C. Lardner, RN, Kris K. Wilson and Matthew Ernst

By Bill Siwicki 03:06 pm December 19, 2017
Hospital and health system execs discuss hurdles they’re facing as they move into the new year.
WannaCry ransomware

Kim Jong Un. Credit: Wikimedia

By Jessica Davis 10:34 am December 19, 2017
The global ransomworm attack crippled over 300,000 devices in more than 150 countries in May, including 16 branches of the U.K. National Health Service.
Black book cybersecurity report
By Bill Siwicki 02:01 pm December 18, 2017
With attacks continuing unabated and healthcare again expected to be 2018's top cyber target, just 11 percent of providers plan to get a cybersecurity officer in 2018, the new research report finds.
AHIMA releases 17 steps to cybersecurity as attacks increase
By Bill Siwicki 01:00 pm December 15, 2017
In response to an ever-worsening cybersecurity environment in healthcare, with an increasing number of cyberattacks on hospitals, health systems and clinics, the American Health Information Management Association has issued new cybersecurity gui
Blockchain in healthcare
By Jeff Lagasse 11:46 am December 14, 2017
Company said it will use the investment to build out its technology platform for hospitals, life sciences organizations and payers can engage in patient-centric value-based care.
21st Century Oncology breach
By Jessica Davis 02:38 pm December 13, 2017
After filing for bankruptcy in May, the Florida-based cancer specialty provider also settled with the government for $26 million over false claims allegations.

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