Privacy & Security

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By 10:33 am September 26, 2019
Advancements to three-phase uninterruptible power supply bring greater efficiency and modularity, along with a reduced footprint, improved connectivity and a lower total cost of ownership.
By Tammy Lovell 02:42 am September 25, 2019
Two years after the ransomware WannaCry wreaked havoc, the threat to hospitals from worm attacks has not diminished. The BlueKeep vulnerability is the latest to raise cybersecurity fears, but is healthcare doing enough to protect itself?
By Benjamin Harris 10:27 am September 24, 2019
Chief information security officers might not consider it a badge of honor to have presided over a data breach. But many organizations are prioritizing hiring CISOs with experience in managing them.

Sens. Patty Murray, D-Washington, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee
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By Mike Miliard 04:15 pm September 23, 2019
An alphabet soup of healthcare stakeholders, including AHIMA, CHIME, MGMA and others, want the Senate HELP Committee to ensure the proposed regs serve the "needs of patients and those who deliver their care."
Hackers are changing their approach to healthcare ransomware attacks
By Bill Siwicki 03:21 pm September 23, 2019
One cybersecurity expert offers his perspective on the changing threat landscape faced by CIOs and CISOs, and gives some tips for more effective threat detection and response.
By Nathan Eddy 03:41 pm September 18, 2019
Two consultants explain how the agility of remote hosting can boost readiness for social determinant of health initiatives – and spotlight the privacy and security concerns that must be prioritized.
By Dean Koh 05:28 am September 18, 2019
An interview with Richard Staynings, Chief Security Strategist, Cylera.
HHS adds five health security accelerators to BARDA network
By Nathan Eddy 03:58 pm September 17, 2019
The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority network now has 13 accelerators working to, among other things, detect illnesses before people know they’re sick and bolster healthcare security.
Securing remote devices more important than ever
By Benjamin Harris 12:05 pm September 16, 2019
Connected devices make healthcare easier but invite plenty of problems. Here’s what CIOs and CISOs need to do.
Could HHS information blocking rule have unintended consequences on data sharing and security?
By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm September 13, 2019
A legal expert who helped write HIMSS’ comments on the proposed rule offers an in-depth look at the new regs, and explains what they could mean for IT and infosec leaders.

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