Privacy & Security

By 01:00 pm June 15, 2017
The recent global ransomware attacks have revealed weaknesses in many organizations’ security plans. The global nature of the attacks demonstrate how easy it is for criminals to target health records for either profit or malicious reasons. And it confirms that the danger of cyber-attacks will not end any time soon.
By 02:00 pm June 13, 2017
Ransomware and Dark Web email vulnerabilities have created a $1 billion industry for cybercriminals. The healthcare industry is experiencing a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks. Many unwanted infiltrations stem from compromised email credentials on the Dark Web.
By 02:00 pm June 12, 2017
Another day, another breach. In a relatively unsurprising start to 2017, fines and settlements for HIPAA non-compliance are on track to break new records…again. Healthcare organizations are threatened by numerous attack vectors each and every day. New threats emerge. Old threats strike back.
By 01:00 pm May 24, 2017
The headline story of the threat landscape in 2016 was the explosive growth of ransomware and the massive email campaigns that distributed it to healthcare organizations around the world, disrupting care capability and causing direct financial losses.
By 03:00 pm May 23, 2017
With the increasing complexity of cyberattacks, a focus on intrusion prevention and detection is not enough to stay ahead of "the bad guys". Just as every person deals with illness at some point in their lives, every organization is sure to experience a security breach.
By 04:43 pm May 05, 2017
The average cost of a healthcare related hack was $2.2M in 2016 and the frequency and economic impact of data breaches continues to rise. Life threatening errors in record, identity theft, and lawsuits are just a few of effects of a breach.
By Cisco 01:00 pm April 27, 2017
In this session, Michael Archuleta, the Director of Information Technology; HIPAA & Information Security Officer at Mt. San Rafael Hospital, will share his strategy for protecting a healthcare enterprise against attack.
By 03:32 pm April 24, 2017
The shortcomings of compliance - as threats and the landscape evolve, how do you keep pace? Here are 3 things to watch.
By 03:28 pm April 24, 2017
Health IT organizations must think about the big picture of health care’s future because reactive, short-term IT strategies will likely limit innovation, slow change and cost more in the long run.
By 03:27 pm April 24, 2017
HIMSS Analytics Survey sheds light on where we've been, where we stand - and where we're headed.

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