Privacy & Security

Athenahealth CISO describes the company’s new ‘internal offensive’ security strategy
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am February 28, 2020
“We no longer can rely on traditional security controls like vulnerability scans and periodic penetration tests to assure our stakeholders that our systems are keeping up with the rate and pace with which attacks occur,” says Taylor Lehmann.
Making the case for strong IT in facility security
By Benjamin Harris 12:41 pm February 27, 2020
How rapidly evolving new technologies are changing hospital security.
Tech optimization: Keeping infrastructure tech rock solid
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm February 27, 2020
Three healthcare IT infrastructure experts offer best practices for ensuring the foundational technologies are running optimally.
By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm February 26, 2020
AMA officials say the playbook aims to dispel some of the "myths and misconceptions from an array of complex federal and state laws surrounding patient electronic access to medical information."
By Tammy Lovell 04:32 am February 26, 2020
The European Data Protection Board has ordered the firms to mitigate possible risks.
Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm February 20, 2020
The health and wellness data group lead at The MITRE Corporation offers a sneak preview of her HIMSS20 session on the topic.
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Although there’s a massive shortage of cybersecurity professionals, healthcare CISOs can take three steps to mitigate the shortage in their organizations.
By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am February 17, 2020
One sophisticated attack method takes advantage of the trusted World Health Organization name to distribute an attachment that will install the AgentTesla Keylogger.
How to protect against the most pressing threat to healthcare clouds today
By Bill Siwicki 11:09 am February 14, 2020
The director of solutions architecture at a cloud vendor says the top threat is an insufficient protection of sensitive data both where physical and logical safeguards are implemented.
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am February 12, 2020
Healthcare providers and device manufacturers are both responsible for putting mitigations in place to address patient safety risks, says FDA's Suzanne Schwartz.

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