Privacy & Security

By Healthcare IT News 03:06 pm December 12, 2019
Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance editors Mike Miliard and Susan Morse join host Jonah Comstock for an onsite recap of the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston this week. They talk about trends, lessons and how the demands of healthcare security are evolving.
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm December 11, 2019
As the role of the CISO evolves, so too does the threat landscape, the infrastructure that needs safeguarding and the policy imperatives shaping the mission of data protection.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm December 10, 2019
While the shift is necessary, the transition period will likely see hackers targeting newly vulnerable information, said Halamka.

Michael Coates, CEO of Altitude Networks (photo: Jessica Sabbah)

By Jonah Comstock 08:00 am December 10, 2019
Security pros are being outmaneuvered, not outsmarted, said Michael Coates at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Tammy Lovell 07:22 am December 10, 2019
 A report from charity Privacy International claims that a DHSC contract lacks transparency and prioritises commercial interest.
Anah Santiago of Christiana Care Health System, Omar Khawaja of HM Health Solutions, Denise Anderson of H-ISAC and Brian Selfridge of Meditology Services, discuss risk management at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Susan Morse 04:39 pm December 09, 2019
IT security is a legacy word, says Brian Selfridge: "This isn't cybersecurity, this is risk."
Healthcare Security Forum
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.

Greg Singleton, director of HHS' Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

By Mike Miliard 03:54 pm December 09, 2019
VPN vulnerabilities, variations of "the Blues" and PACS imaging servers are among the risks the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, or HC3, is tracking.
Healthcare cybersecurity employee training best practices for CIOs and CISOs
By Bill Siwicki 12:19 pm December 09, 2019
A security expert offers a variety of suggestions for how to improve security training to effectively beat the threat of ransomware and other criminal mischief.
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.

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