08:55 am June 27, 2018
Lee Kim, director of privacy and security at HIMSS, says the industry has a long way to go to be able to fend off next WannaCry or Petya. But the good news is collaboration is happening across healthcare to better get prepared.
03:45 pm September 21, 2017
Sachin Shetty, associate professor at Old Dominion University's Center for Cybersecurity Education and Research, is excited about blockchain's potential, and is doing research with Sentara Healthcare into how it could be deployed. But privacy and scalability pose challenges, he said.
04:34 pm September 11, 2017
Matt Fisher, partner and chair of the health law group at Mirick O'Connell, says hospitals need to know the facts about HIPAA compliance (it does not gurantee security), risk analysis (it shouldn't necessarily be done alone), business associate agreements (read them, don't just sign them) and cyber insurance (it's not a...
11:03 am September 11, 2017
At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, the chief information security officer of Penn Medicine describes the state of cybersecurity in 2017 – from the potential incidents that keep him awake at night to emerging signs of encouragement. He also explains why military veterans have the right skill sets for IT and security work.
11:02 am September 11, 2017
With security risks on all sides, healthcare providers must have a game plan. At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge lays out the top things they should be doing right now to gain visibility into the threats – and how they should be planning for the future – while explaining the...
12:42 pm February 25, 2017
(SPONSORED) Prescription 4: Balancing Regulatory Compliance with Strategic Initiatives. Healthcare organizations rely on IT teams to carry out their strategic initiatives, such as interoperability across systems.
10:53 am January 30, 2017
(SPONSORED) Prescription 3: Managing Complex Health IT Environments More Simply. With healthcare organizations managing hundreds of applications on myriad platforms within their enterprise, streamlining IT management is critical.
08:00 am January 16, 2017
(SPONSORED) Prescription 2: Leveraging Automation to Resume Mission-Critical Applications. Following a disaster, healthcare organizations need to minimize disruption to patient care delivery by ensuring that mission-critical systems get up and running soon after a disaster.
12:09 pm December 19, 2016
(SPONSORED) Prescription 1: Continuous Availability of All Applications Across the Care Continuum. Develop a disaster recovery plan that enables clinicians to provide patient care without disruption.
11:22 am December 05, 2016
After a banner year for healthcare breaches, it's worth taking stock of where we are and what we need to do to ensure 2017 is better for cybersecurity. Darren Lacey, chief information security officer at Johns Hopkins offers his perspective on the state of the industry.