Privacy & Security

By Kat Jercich 02:24 pm June 30, 2020
In a recent HIMSS20 Digital presentation, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance CTO Hemma Prafullchandra warned that bad actors have felt empowered to take advantage of coronavirus fears.
By Mike Miliard 01:47 pm June 30, 2020
The speed and scale at which healthcare organizations have had to embrace cloud hosting, often without proper due diligence, could lead to lasting risks and vulnerabilities for a much bigger attack surface, according to new report from security vendor Vectra.
By Mike Miliard 04:02 pm June 29, 2020
The medical school was hit by an opportunistic malware attack on June 1, and the encrypted data was "important to some of the academic work we pursue as a university serving the public good," officials said.
By Mike Miliard 04:28 pm June 25, 2020
As virtual health deployments scale up and become routine, everyone – vendors, clinicians, patients and compliance officers have a role to play in keeping video and streaming remote monitoring data secure.
By Kat Jercich 01:17 pm June 25, 2020
A commanding 94% majority of respondents to a new Black Hat survey says the pandemic has increased cybersecurity threats to enterprise systems and data – and many say it will continue to.
By Kat Jercich 09:17 am June 25, 2020
As new distributed ledger platforms have emerged, the tech has shown promise for the security of COVID-19 contact tracing, and so has the potential for data siloing.
By Ahmed El Sherif 11:13 am June 22, 2020
In a new investigation by Amnesty International, the two Gulf states and Norway have released apps that reportedly operate as mass surveillance tools.  
By Mike Miliard 02:26 pm June 18, 2020
The Dell subsidiary will work with the Florida-based health system over three years to transition its newly implemented Epic system to the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud.
Big data analytics in healthcare: Opportunities and obstacles
By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm June 18, 2020
In a HIMSS20 Digital session, one expert spells out what healthcare can derive from big data, and what stands in the way of that innovation.
By Kat Jercich 12:03 pm June 18, 2020
The platform can now be used to furnish encrypted patient data to third-party applications.