Compliance & Legal

By Mike Miliard 01:03 pm November 01, 2019
The cybersecurity compliance company says Backbone's advisory services will help clients manage ever-changing infosec and privacy demands, such as the third-party audits required for EPCS, the privacy demands of GDPR and more.
Cybersecurity tips for CIOs and CISOs dealing with the widely dispersed data of healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 12:29 pm October 30, 2019
A security expert says discover assets on a network, perform vulnerability assessments, embrace identity governance, perform privileged access management, hire white hat ethical hackers and more.
Implementation best practices: The optimal way to approach security
By Bill Siwicki 12:39 pm October 23, 2019
Three healthcare cybersecurity experts showcase the most effectual strategies CIOs and CISOs can take when erecting defenses against criminals seeking valuable patient information.
By Benjamin Harris 01:54 pm October 21, 2019
Email cyberattackers frequently use certain keywords in their subject lines, according to Proofpoint, and tend to send their salvos at certain advantageous times of day.
AWS says Amazon Textract is now HIPAA-eligible
By Mike Miliard 04:01 pm October 11, 2019
The machine learning tool, which helps to extract data from scanned documents, joins six other AI tools that are HIPAA-eligible: Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker and Amazon Rekognition.
FDA’s bill of materials creates a cybersecurity blind spot for medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am October 09, 2019
A cybersecurity expert explains the bill, and offers advice on how CIOs and CISOs can overcome some of the challenges it presents.
By Dave Muoio 02:50 pm September 26, 2019
The new guidances are intended to provide clarity on which products are or are not subject to regulatory enforcement, and to bring the agency’s efforts into compliance with provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act.
By Mike Miliard 12:08 pm September 26, 2019
The Omnibus Burden Reduction and Discharge Planning rules both aim to reduce red tape and enable transparency, says Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma.
Could HHS information blocking rule have unintended consequences on data sharing and security?
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm September 13, 2019
A legal expert who helped write HIMSS’ comments on the proposed rule offers an in-depth look at the new regs, and explains what they could mean for IT and infosec leaders.
By Nathan Eddy 05:51 pm September 11, 2019
One new study hypothesizes that a reason medical records aren't being advertised on the underground markets is that cybercriminals are culling PII from the stolen records and selling it off separately.

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