Privacy & Security

Blockchain in healthcare
By Jack McCarthy 12:03 pm January 31, 2018
Our look at the events to expect around one of the most exciting technological developments right now.
KLAS report
By Jessica Davis 02:20 pm January 30, 2018
This is the healthcare cyber risk management company’s first year in the top spot of the coveted KLAS rankings.
breach reporting

The Iowa Senate Chamber. Credit: Iowa.gov

By Jessica Davis 03:05 pm January 29, 2018
The proposed bill is just the latest from state governments pushing for tighter breach reporting requirements in the wake of major breaches like Equifax, Target and Verizon.
cybersecurity spending
By Bill Siwicki 04:36 pm January 26, 2018
If security strategies don't stay dynamic, the rate of breaches will continue to increase, a new study finds.
genomic security

Thomas Kubisiak, MD, is a researcher at the Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute at the University of Michigan.

By Bill Siwicki 10:18 am January 24, 2018
A researcher at University of Michigan explains how his labs and provider organizations keep massive amounts of patient genomic data secure.
ransomware attacks

Once the hackers get a window into the server, the virus can spread throughout a network.

By Jessica Davis 02:55 pm January 23, 2018
The latest onslaught of ransomware attacks target RDP and JBoss servers using brute force attack methods to gain access to a system.
ransomware attack allscripts
By Jessica Davis 04:42 pm January 22, 2018
Customers are saying that e-prescribing and hosted services are still down.
Spectre and Meltdown
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am January 22, 2018
Medical devices running operating systems like Windows, Linux, etc. on processors that could be vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre.
CareFirst Supreme Court breach case
By Jessica Davis 02:39 pm January 19, 2018
The Maryland insurance giant is asking the Supreme Court to review the August decision because without the review, attorneys argue the company will be hit with a flood of data breach suits.
cybersecurity funding
By Bill Siwicki 02:19 pm January 19, 2018
A lack of priority funding and stagnant staffing hinders cybersecurity, new Forrester Research study concludes.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter