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How Integris Health fortified data security with identity governance

After failing several audits, the health system turned to an IG vendor to help it understand which users have access to what and, more importantly, ensure users have the right access to data.

LifeBridge Health reveals breach that compromised health data of 500,000 patients

LifeBridge said they discovered the breach on March 18, which involved malware that infected the server that hosts their EMR, patient registration and billing systems.

ClearData releases GDPR compliance tools for hospitals

The dashboard can help health systems manage the stringent privacy rules of the EU's looming General Data Protection Regulation, which goes into effect this week.

HITRUST, NIST team up on cybersecurity certification

Security organizations just made it easier and more effective for hospitals to deploy and operate the dominant infosec frameworks.

Digital health: Hospitals must keep pace or be exposed to risk, experts say

As the healthcare sector continues to shift into value-based care and consumers become more involved in the care process, telemedicine and big data will continue to hold a crucial role in advancing patient care.

Telemedicine has developed from a “shiny new toy” to “the standard of doing care,” said Lisa Schmitz Mazur, a partner at McDermott Will and Emery, who co-authored the book The Law of Digital Health with Bernadette Broccolo, also a partner at the law firm. 

SamSam hackers hit Indiana's Allied Physicians of Michiana

The provider group worked with its inside responder and outside counsel to restore data and successfully contain the security incident.

Despite email attacks, healthcare still not using DMARC to protect against spoofing

The Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard can help hospitals protect against ransomware and phishing, but is only successfully used by 1.7 percent of large healthcare organizations.

205,000 patient records exposed on misconfigured FTP server

MedEvolve, a practice management software vendor, left its FTP server open to the public without the need for a login.

Proposals: Last call for security, analytics speaker submissions for October events

The Healthcare Security and Big Data & Healthcare Analytics forums in Boston are accepting speaker proposals until May 25.