Network Infrastructure

Blockchain in healthcare
By Bill Siwicki 02:08 pm May 02, 2018
Organizations said they will advance testing of a secure digital ID proof-of-concept program that is designed to reach millions of consumers, while Trusted Key also announced a $3 million round of funding.
cybersecurity threats
By Jessica Davis 03:01 pm May 01, 2018
The planned update is just the latest move to improve the National Health Services since WannaCry.
ransomware attacks

Center for Orthopaedic Specialists in West Hills, California. Credit: Google Maps

By Jessica Davis 02:27 pm April 26, 2018
Hackers hit the IT vendor of three Center for Orthopaedic Specialists locations in February, which locked out users and encrypted patient data.
healthcare data breach
By Jessica Davis 12:41 pm April 25, 2018
MEDantex left a portion of its customer portal open to the public after it rebuilt its site due to a ransomware attack.
cybersecurity healthcare
By Mike Miliard 09:20 am April 24, 2018
Artificial intelligence-powered threat detection and response can be very valuable – as long as it's researched and deployed with care and planning.
bug bounty program
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 23, 2018
While more organizations are warming to the concept of paying hackers to discover and report on security vulnerabilities, there's still some confusion and ambiguity about the idea.
Amazon blockchain healthcare
By Bernie Monegain 11:59 am April 23, 2018
Cloud vendor says it will begin by targeting the healthcare and finance industries with the new tools for developing blockchain-based apps, networks and projects.
WannaCry cybersecurity National Health Service

The WannaCry lock screen.

By Jessica Davis 01:19 pm April 20, 2018
Some NHS units failed because the Cyber Essentials Plus sets a high bar, while others simply have not patched their systems appropriately, the U.K. Commons Public Accounts committee found.
Comcast healthcare
By Jessica Davis 11:22 am April 20, 2018
Companies say the cross-sector partnership will create open source platform that it hopes other tech companies will use to innovate.
UNC Health Care reaches Stage 7

Caldwell Memorial Hospital in Lenoir is among the hospitals with a Stage 7 designations in the UNC Health Care system. Credit: Google Maps

By Bernie Monegain 03:46 pm April 17, 2018
UNC Health Care has reached Stage 7, the highest level on the HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model, which measures healthcare facilities on their use of advanced analytics and health information technology. The designation applies to all UNC facilities: its hospitals, physician practices and applied analytics.

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