Privacy & Security

By Jessica Davis 12:50 pm January 17, 2017
The acquisition will expand Auxilio’s reach into health IT security, while broadening CynergisTek’s current offerings, officials said.
By Jessica Davis 11:37 am January 17, 2017
The more advanced organizations are adjusting their security postures, with security leaders working more closely with executives, according to Hewlett Packard Enterprise's annual State of Security Operations Report.
HIMSS Privacy and Security Forum
By Healthcare IT News 11:29 am January 17, 2017
We’re inviting security professionals and experts from provider and payer organizations, as well as government agencies and academic institutions to speak at the upcoming event. 

It's not as easy as just pressing a button. But partnering with other organizations on risk analysis, testing, incident response, and activity monitoring can help better position providers for data security in the year ahead.

By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 16, 2017
We talked to four security experts to garner insights on changes that must be made within the healthcare industry to avoid repeating 2016's cybersecurity mishaps.
IEEE PCHA blockchain HIMSS17
By Jack McCarthy 09:51 am January 13, 2017
The Personal Connected Health Alliance and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will co-host a daylong event to focus on using Blockchain for interoperability and security purposes. 

Francis Collins

By Jessica Davis 12:04 pm January 12, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump appointed former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani as an informal cybersecurity advisor, the presidential transition office announced Jan. 12. He also recently met with two contenders to head the National Institutes of Health.
HIMSS17 Cybersecurity command center

HIMSS director of privacy and security Lee Kim said the command center will offer education, empowerment and even a sens of optimism. 

By Chris Nerney 07:14 am January 12, 2017
Amid the evolving threat landscape healthcare organizations face today, HIMSS said the command center to empower professionals and instill them with optimism, where applicable.
Iatric FlexButton single sign-on
By Jack McCarthy 10:07 am January 11, 2017
The app enables clinicians to avoid multiple sign-ons and re-authentications within an EHR when accessing data from third-party sources. 
IBM Watson FDA blackchain

IBM Watson Health chief science officer Shahram Ebadollahi said the entities will build on Blockchain's decentralized framework for sharing health information. 

By Bernie Monegain 08:01 am January 11, 2017
The organizations aim to advance the secure exchange of health information and will start by focusing on data related to oncology.
By Jessica Davis 01:20 pm January 10, 2017
After suing the two companies who claimed St. Jude’s cardiac devices had severe vulnerabilities that put patients at risk, the organization released security patches for the devices this week.

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