Privacy & Security

cybercrimes, cyberattack
By Ruggiero Corcella 07:50 am April 28, 2021
In recent years healthcare organisations have been constantly targeted by hackers and COVID-19 has made the situation worse.
A hand on a darkened keyboard
By Kat Jercich 12:27 pm April 27, 2021
And mourners remember Daniel Kaminsky, the white hat hacker and "internet security savior," who died this past week at 42.  
Aarti Borkar IBM Security cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm April 26, 2021
Aarti Borkar, vice president of IBM Security, offers expert advice on how healthcare provider organizations can best protect systems and data in this increasingly connected ecosystem.
A doctor looks at a tablet with a patient looking over his shoulder
By Kat Jercich 12:07 pm April 26, 2021
The framework calls on the federal government to partner with other public health authorities and the private sector to ensure patient safety and security.
executives meeting CIO
By Bill Siwicki 11:48 am April 23, 2021
In the newest installment of our lessons learned feature series, IT execs discuss the past year – a "compelling need to rapidly expand" and provide care in "new and unique ways" – and describe how those quick pivots are leading to lasting improvements.
David Stellfox cybersecurity Geisinger phishing
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am April 19, 2021
David Stellfox, a cybersecurity communications specialist at the Pennsylvania-based health system, offers an in-depth look at how they did it.
Cloud computing, privacy, patient platform
By Tammy Lovell 01:40 pm April 14, 2021
The launch follows a successful pilot scheme in Germany and Italy. 
Person on computers
By Kat Jercich 12:22 pm April 14, 2021
The operation appears to have often taken place without computer owners' knowledge.
John Fowler deputy information security officer Henry Ford Health System
By Bill Siwicki 12:07 pm April 14, 2021
John Fowler, deputy information security officer at Henry Ford Health System, offers an in-depth look at this type of insurance, which can be critical to provider organizations today.
Personreceives COVID-19 vaccine
By Mike Miliard 04:30 pm April 09, 2021
The Vaccination Credential Initiative is planning to finalize two implementation guides in April, and expects to start integrating the SMART Health Cards spec into an array of consumer-facing apps and systems in May.