Network Infrastructure

Joanna Clayborne, commissioner of Minnesota IT Services testifying in the Minnesota Senate on Oct. 17. (Credit: Minnesota Senate)

By Jessica Davis 02:23 pm October 19, 2018
The issues shared during an Oct. 18 state senate meeting mirror those the healthcare sector faces: a lack of resources and an onslaught of attacks make it nearly impossible to keep up.
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By Jessica Davis 02:08 pm October 10, 2018
HITRUST launched a security program to help start-up companies bolster their privacy and security foundations, including the adoption of the most comprehensive risk management, compliance and security services.
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A screensnap of the Amazon S3 bucket indicating thousands of protected personal information were leaked from from MedCall Advisors. Credit: Databreaches.net

By Jessica Davis 12:17 pm October 10, 2018
A researcher discovered the North Carolina-based tech vendor is leaking protected patient data through its Amazon S3 bucket twice in a month.
email login
By Jessica Davis 09:38 pm October 09, 2018
A hacker obtained access to an employee email account of California-based Gold Coast Health Plan, attempting to fraudulently move funds to their account.
doctor looking on tablet at personal health records
By Tom Sullivan 09:59 am October 09, 2018
For National Health IT Week 2018, HIMSS Analytics delivered new research exploring some key trends, looking closely at established software infrastructure and emerging technologies alike.
man working on server stacks
By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 08, 2018
Security experts share insights about crafting lessons learned plans to obtain more resources — and one critical mistake to avoid.
Christian Dameff speaking on stage
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm October 05, 2018
The healthcare sector is well-aware that medical devices are vulnerable, but it’s hard to obtain the extra resources to fix the issue.
computer login screen
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 03, 2018
Simulated attacks on a healthcare organization can help infosec leaders assess their security posture, but not all pen testers are created equal and not every provider is ready to be tested.
10 health tech hazards graphic
By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 03, 2018
The prospect of hackers gaining access to remote access to networked IT systems and connected medical devices raises concerns about serious safety risks.
VA sign
By Jessica Davis 12:46 pm September 27, 2018
Veterans Affairs selected the Veterans Integrated Service Network 20 in the Pacific Northwest for the initial pilot site, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said at the “State of the VA” hearing.

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