Privacy & Security

By Mike Miliard 03:39 pm September 12, 2019
The voluntary recommendations from the industry group, which aim to build consumer trust in companies that handle health and wellness data, are meant to supplement, not supplant, existing legal requirements, says CTA.
By Nathan Eddy 05:51 pm September 11, 2019
One new study hypothesizes that a reason medical records aren't being advertised on the underground markets is that cybercriminals are culling PII from the stolen records and selling it off separately.
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Security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) is receiving more and more print these days—and with good reason.
By Tammy Lovell 05:55 am September 11, 2019
But French website Doctissimo denies sharing sensitive data with third parties.
Digital identity verification is one key to fighting cybersecurity threats
By Bill Siwicki 02:24 pm September 10, 2019
Replacing easily breakable usernames and passwords with other protections such as biometrics can thwart fraudsters. One cybersecurity expert walks provider IT leaders through the hairy status quo.
By Mike Miliard 12:07 pm September 10, 2019
Bayfront Health St. Petersburg pays $85,000 to HHS Office for Civil Rights and promises remediation after failing to give an expectant mother timely access to her medical records.
By Mike Miliard 04:18 pm September 06, 2019
CommonHealth, an open-source app designed to enable easier information sharing, will use HL7 FHIR and other specs to give Android phones similar functionality to Apple Health.
HITRUST intros analytics tools, CISO group to help with security assessments
By Mike Miliard 01:36 pm September 04, 2019
The group's new board subcommittee and automation technology can offer added efficiency for health organizations seeking to boost the quality of their CSF assessments, it says.
Interfaith’s zero trust network protects against cyberattacks, saves $2 million

Interfaith Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 02:03 pm September 03, 2019
Interfaith Medical Center deployed a variety of network security technologies to ward off ransomware and other attacks, virtualizing its servers in the process, which resulted in cost savings of more than $2 million over a seven-year period.
Alert fatigue a big problem for cybersecurity professionals too
By Mike Miliard 01:53 pm August 30, 2019
It's not just for clinicians anymore: Security operations center analysts say they're inundated with more and more alerts, and spend too much time sorting through false positives.

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