Privacy & Security

CMS booth at HIMSS17
By Susan Morse 12:29 pm October 22, 2018
Open enrollment, which begins November 1, will not be negatively impacted, CMS says.
Man working in server room.
By Susan Morse 09:52 am October 22, 2018
Hospitals and medical groups with limited security resources still have leadership options in managed care providers and virtual CISOs.

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.

Sentara CISO Dan Bowden, speaking at the Healthcare Security Forum on October 15

By Tom Sullivan 11:31 am October 19, 2018
It starts with hiring "hardcore cloud animals," to change the culture and rethink infosec’s role in patient experience.

A screengrab of the HealthHub portal's homepage.

By Dean Koh 02:38 am October 18, 2018
HealthHub, a one-stop portal and mobile application for Singaporeans to access a wide range of health content, rewards and e-services, which was launched in 2015, had experienced a series of unauthorised log-ins, according to the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB) recent statement.
FDA and Homeland Security signs.
By Jessica Davis 06:16 pm October 17, 2018
While the two federal agencies have worked together on vulnerability disclosures in the past, a new memorandum of agreement will improve coordination.
Doctor texting.
By Laura Lovett 02:16 pm October 17, 2018
As texting between patients and providers becomes more common, it’s imperative that providers consider the right platform to use and other security features to protect patient data.
illustration of man holding red umbrella
By Jessica Davis 03:37 pm October 16, 2018
Part three in our cyber insurance series highlights red flags and common mistakes to avoid when shopping for a cyber policy.
HIMSS Security Forum Leadership Panel.
By Jessica Davis 11:19 am October 16, 2018
While healthcare organizations are better understanding and investing in cybersecurity needs, hackers are keeping pace -- and then some, according to a panel of CISOs at the HIMSS Security Forum in Boston.
Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions

Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions, speaking at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston on Monday.

By Tom Sullivan 01:54 pm October 15, 2018
Experts at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum said the next phase of infosec should be to secure the human and put safety nets in place to protect them.

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