Privacy & Security

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By Kat Jercich 09:01 am October 07, 2020
The organizations say they expect the platform, announced Wednesday, to reduce the time and cost associated with creating clinical grade AI algorithms while maintaining data security.
By Kat Jercich 12:10 pm October 05, 2020
The Pennsylvania-based chain was targeted by an apparent ransomware attack last week, leading to a network shutdown throughout all of its 250 U.S. facilities.
AWS sign at HIMSS
By Mike Miliard 09:51 am October 05, 2020
The AWS Foundational Security Best Practices standard aims to help healthcare and other organizations ensure they're aligning with a set of core infosec principles.
Workers meet in a computer room
By Kat Jercich 11:53 am October 02, 2020
Computer systems at Pennsylvania-based Universal Health Services began to fail over the weekend, leading to a network shutdown at hospitals around the country.  
Anthem office
By Susan Morse 10:37 am October 01, 2020
This is the last open investigation related to the 2015 cyberattack that breached the PHI of close to 79 million people.
Security team in server room
By Kat Jercich 01:14 pm September 30, 2020
With criminals taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis, security experts show how health systems can respond to a cyber crisis at the same time.
Hands on a keyboard with data on a screen
By Mike Miliard 10:45 am September 29, 2020
The breach at the health plan, which affected 10.4 million people, was the second largest to hit healthcare at the time. Five years later, Premera is making the second-biggest payment ever to settle a HIPAA case.
A computer screen with dates and data
By Kat Jercich 10:35 am September 29, 2020
Universal Health Services, which operates about 400 facilities, was targeted with a cyberattack over the weekend that has triggered a multiday IT outage.
Doctor and patient have telehealth consult on laptop computer
By Mike Miliard 11:53 am September 28, 2020
From managing cybersecurity imperatives with at-home patients as a new X factor to surfing the data tsunami of remote patient monitoring, experts from NIST, FCC, Mount Sinai, Yale, Leapfrog Group and others offer insights on demand.
Woman looking at VPN on her phone
By Kat Jercich 04:26 pm September 24, 2020
CHSPSC, a Tennessee-based management company that provides IT and services to providers indirectly owned by Community Health Systems, agreed this week to settle for potential HIPAA violations.