Privacy & Security
Confront cyberthreats to healthcare reliably and affordably: Leverage a security operations center-as-a service
10:46 am December 03, 2019
A security operations center (SOC) provides a focal point for security operations, but providing 24x7 SOC coverage is beyond the means of most organizations due to people and technology costs.
Rouen hospital confirms 90% of IT services have been resumed after cyberattack rendered computers unusable
10:37 am November 26, 2019
Ransomware attack had a “strong impact” on operations over the weekend.
12:05 pm November 25, 2019
Virtual Care Provider Inc., which provides hosting and IT services to post-acute care facilities nationwide, was hit by the Ryuk variant, locking access to patient data at 110 nursing homes.
11:27 am November 21, 2019
Developing tools to separate and automatically control Internet of Things traffic is one important way to safeguard medical device security.
02:31 pm November 20, 2019
Erik Decker, chief security and privacy officer at University of Chicago Medicine, describes the value of HHS' Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices framework, which offers workable best practices for the management and mitigation of prevalent threats.
02:05 pm November 19, 2019
The Google Cloud Healthcare Data Protection Toolkit can help healthcare organizations chart strategies for HIPAA-aligned data management, the company says.
12:35 pm November 18, 2019
The palm print identity authentication system connects 750,000 patients to their Epic EHR – in one case, even when a patient was having a stroke and unable to speak.
UK regulator to assess claims that UK health websites shared users’ sensitive data with third parties
11:28 am November 18, 2019
An investigation by the Financial Times found popular sites disclosed personal information to third-party companies.
12:34 pm November 14, 2019
Two healthcare cybersecurity experts who will be speaking at the upcoming HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum offer comprehensive advice on everything from breach containment to security operations centers.
09:41 am November 14, 2019
Despite HIPAA's right of access rule, and CMS and ONC prioritizing consumer access in their forthcoming 21st Century Cures regs, a new scorecard shows that providers have some work to do.