Privacy & Security

By Mike Miliard 02:39 pm December 19, 2019
The companies say the partnership will offer hospitals more in-depth visibility, with continuous monitoring of network activity to create a detailed inventory of connected devices. 
By Mike Miliard 10:26 am December 19, 2019
A bug in its codebase could cause protected health information of some beneficiaries to be inadvertently shared with others, or with the wrong BB2.0 app, the agency says.
By Nathan Eddy 11:27 am December 16, 2019
The undisclosed sum paid by the New Jersey health system, one of the state’s largest, is covered by an insurance plan that helps it cover costs related to cyber attacks, officials said. 
By Healthcare IT News 03:06 pm December 12, 2019
Healthcare IT News and Healthcare Finance editors Mike Miliard and Susan Morse join host Jonah Comstock for an onsite recap of the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston this week. They talk about trends, lessons and how the demands of healthcare security are evolving.
What we learned at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum
By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm December 11, 2019
As the role of the CISO evolves, so too does the threat landscape, the infrastructure that needs safeguarding and the policy imperatives shaping the mission of data protection.
By Jeff Lagasse 01:45 pm December 10, 2019
While the shift is necessary, the transition period will likely see hackers targeting newly vulnerable information, said Halamka.

Michael Coates, CEO of Altitude Networks (photo: Jessica Sabbah)

By Jonah Comstock 08:00 am December 10, 2019
Security pros are being outmaneuvered, not outsmarted, said Michael Coates at the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Tammy Lovell 07:22 am December 10, 2019
 A report from charity Privacy International claims that a DHSC contract lacks transparency and prioritises commercial interest.
Anah Santiago of Christiana Care Health System, Omar Khawaja of HM Health Solutions, Denise Anderson of H-ISAC and Brian Selfridge of Meditology Services, discuss risk management at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston.
By Susan Morse 04:39 pm December 09, 2019
IT security is a legacy word, says Brian Selfridge: "This isn't cybersecurity, this is risk."
Healthcare Security Forum
By Jeff Lagasse 04:35 pm December 09, 2019
Risk can have a profound impact on the financial health of any organization, where sensitive information is often hosted on outside servers.

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