Privacy & Security

Health Net cybersecurity

HealthNet headquarters in Gold River, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 08:39 am February 23, 2018
While the insurer complied with the initial rounds of audits, Office of Personnel Management officials said it soon became clear Health Net didn’t intend to fully comply.
Google cloud
By Susan Morse 08:34 am February 22, 2018
Google Cloud has two booths, with one location in the HIMSS Innovation Lab, and its speakers will address a range of topics, including interoperability and security.
blockchain healthcare accountable care
By Mike Miliard 02:43 pm February 21, 2018
The analytics company will lead Hashed Health's Value-Based Care Working Group, exploring ways blockchain can help improve quality measures.
Cybersecurity incident response

Nolan Garrett, principal and CTO at Intrinium, will be speaking at HIMSS18 on March 8.

By Beth Jones Sanborn 08:26 am February 20, 2018
Expert Nolan Garrett will address HIMSS18 attendees on how to form the right plan for your organization and put it into practice from the top down.
colorado breach reporting
By Jessica Davis 11:45 am February 19, 2018
The amended bill that would cut breach reporting time in half for healthcare providers, unanimously passed a State House committee meeting last week.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:53 am February 19, 2018
The federal agency aims to help IT decision makers sift through the hype to make "clear-eyed" choices about blockchain.
petya cyberattack ransomware

The hackers disguised the wiper malware, Petya, as ransomware in order to distract from its real purpose -- to destroy data.

By Jessica Davis 12:33 pm February 15, 2018
Officials found the Russian military “was almost certainly responsible” for the massive global attack, and serves as a reminder that nation-state actors can impact even small organizations that weren’t the intended target.
By Tom Sullivan 11:09 am February 15, 2018
The new penetration testing approach, spread over an extended time frame, enables the company to layer on analytics for identifying systemic risk.
Blockchain in healthcare
By Tom Sullivan 09:44 am February 13, 2018
Chief executive Neil de Crescenzo said the vendor will be bringing artificial intelligence, cloud computing and revenue cycle tools to HIMSS18.  
Blockchain in healthcare

burstIQ data currency model. Credit: burstIQ

By Bernie Monegain 08:54 am February 12, 2018
Blockchain healthcare data company BurstIQ has landed a $5 million investment from Millennium Blockchain.

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