Privacy & Security

‘Interfering’ with hackers before they can disrupt or steal
By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm January 15, 2020
A cybersecurity expert explains for healthcare CIOs and CISOs her firm’s proactive approach and describes a technology for dealing with threats, from within and without.
By Bill Siwicki 02:16 pm January 13, 2020
Five health IT experts from patient experience and patient engagement IT vendor GetWellNetwork open up about what they are seeing as important trends this year.
By Nathan Eddy 10:00 am January 10, 2020
Healthcare providers will increasingly be seeking innovative technology as they develop new patient engagement and experience strategies to remain competitive.
By Mike Miliard 02:48 pm January 08, 2020
The company is making the agency's open-source MyStudies platform available, enabling for easier access to data for research into new medications, devices and more.
By Nathan Eddy 11:04 am January 08, 2020
While Americans think consumer tech is driving more connected relationships with their providers, they also see voice technology and AI with a skeptical eye.
Ransomware attacks in 2019 forced some health systems to pay up
By Nathan Eddy 10:52 am January 02, 2020
Cybersecurity experts warn healthcare organizations not to pay up for fear of more attacks, but some provider organizations had no choice last year.
Rather than be an asset, health data can quickly become a liability
By Bill Siwicki 11:23 am December 30, 2019
A cybersecurity expert discusses how digital risks and the needs of patient care turn health data into a liability, and that CIOs and CISOs must treat data as a living, breathing entity.
By Piers Ford 05:00 am December 27, 2019
The monetisation of patient data is set to be one of the biggest drivers of new business models across the healthcare landscape – and ownership of that data can give patients the power to shape the kind of healthcare they want.
By Mike Miliard 02:10 pm December 20, 2019
At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum this month, a Google Cloud exec discussed some of the technologies and strategies that can help manage a hybrid environment.
Threat intelligence analyst documents, assesses 117 healthcare ransomware incidents
By Bill Siwicki 01:21 pm December 20, 2019
For a variety of reasons, ransomware is difficult to comprehensively research, the expert notes. But he offers a look into the problem and has some advice for CISOs, and other security professionals.

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