Network Infrastructure

Technology optimization: elevating cloud performance
By Bill Siwicki 01:07 pm December 06, 2019
Four analysts from Black Book, Chilmark, KLAS and PwC offer their expert advice for healthcare CIOs and other IT leaders seeking to make cloud technology work for their organizations.
By Mike Miliard 12:05 pm November 25, 2019
Virtual Care Provider Inc., which provides hosting and IT services to post-acute care facilities nationwide, was hit by the Ryuk variant, locking access to patient data at 110 nursing homes.

Credit: BT

By Tammy Lovell 10:02 am November 25, 2019
The partnership will allow staff to remotely manage blood donor and collection information via handheld devices.
By Benjamin Harris 11:27 am November 21, 2019
Developing tools to separate and automatically control Internet of Things traffic is one important way to safeguard medical device security.

Credit: NSW Health Pathology

By Dean Koh 09:38 pm November 20, 2019
The technology is being piloted at six NSW Health public hospitals in a range of clinical settings including hospital EDs, wards, clinics and pathology collection centres.
By Mike Miliard 02:31 pm November 20, 2019
Erik Decker, chief security and privacy officer at University of Chicago Medicine, describes the value of HHS' Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices framework, which offers workable best practices for the management and mitigation of prevalent threats.
By Max Sullivan 02:05 pm November 19, 2019
The Google Cloud Healthcare Data Protection Toolkit can help healthcare organizations chart strategies for HIPAA-aligned data management, the company says.
By Nathan Eddy 10:36 am November 15, 2019
Just under half (49 percent) of all post-acute providers surveyed said the state of their staff's health information technology proficiency is either "extremely poor" or "non-existent," a new Black Book report shows.
‘Intelligent’ honey pot helps John Muir Health defend its network from bad actors

John Muir Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 02:18 pm November 05, 2019
The network-based cybersecurity technology acts as an early warning system, giving the CISO and his team a high degree of visibility into network activity.
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.

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