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By Kat Jercich 02:38 pm February 24, 2021
The lawsuit claims that NHS England failed to consider the impact of the deal on patients and the public, according to Sky News.
By Tammy Lovell 06:15 am February 22, 2021
Two French hospitals returned to paper systems after being targeted by hackers.
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By Kat Jercich 03:27 pm February 18, 2021
The Center for Internet Security's service uses software from the cybersecurity vendor Akamai aimed at proactively identifying, blocking and mitigating threats.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm February 17, 2021
ChristianaCare Chief Information Security Officer Anahi Santiago says she's drawn some lasting lessons from the hectic past 12 months, which offered a powerful reminder that "the human component is integral to the success of information security."
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am February 16, 2021
A report Tuesday from South Korea's Yonhap News Agency on Tuesday alleged that the regime of Kim Jong Un had tried to tap into the servers of a local drugmaker to obtain data on the Pfizer vaccine.
By Sara Mageit 04:51 am February 16, 2021
The attack has caused their websites and telephone platform to become unavailable.
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By Kat Jercich 01:47 pm February 10, 2021
A new report shows that almost three-quarters of the number of breaches reported to HHS in the last six months of 2020 were tied to third-party business associates.
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By Bill Siwicki 11:35 am February 10, 2021
In the first of a new feature series focused on the hard-won lessons of the past year, three CIOs, a CMIO and a CHIO describe how their new investments and digital transformation strategies point the way to a healthier 2021.
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By Dave Muoio 10:34 am February 10, 2021
Thirty mobile health apps from larger healthcare information technology companies were susceptible to a broken object level authorization (BOLA) attack.
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By Kat Jercich 11:58 am February 08, 2021
NBC News reports that extensive patient data from Leon Medical Centers and Nocona General Hospital were published in an apparent extortion attempt.