Privacy & Security

By Benjamin Harris 12:02 pm April 29, 2019
A new security report finds the average institution leaves terabytes of sensitive information exposed to unauthorized parties.
By Nathan Eddy 10:41 am April 25, 2019
A new study from vendor Vectra monitored network traffic for six months to find the most prevalent methods attackers use to gain control and access protected information.
By Mike Miliard 11:42 am April 23, 2019
Frost & Sullivan says the healthcare security space is set for big growth as hospitals recognize new vulnerabilities and vendors innovate their products and pricing models.
Marin General now spends $15,000 instead of $400,000 to protect its printers from cyber attack
By Bill Siwicki 01:25 pm April 22, 2019
Printers present a unique cybersecurity threat, and the provider organization was serious about protecting them and staying in compliance with HIPAA. It also was serious about ROI.
Identity and access management automation saves PeaceHealth hundreds of thousands of dollars

PeaceHealth, a 16,000-caregiver healthcare provider in the Pacific Northwest with 10 hospitals and 250 ambulatory clinics.

By Bill Siwicki 03:38 pm April 19, 2019
Providers there also don't have to wait 28 days for access to Epic and other systems, and now receive full rights within two days.
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By Tom Sullivan 12:57 pm April 17, 2019
The firm’s annual report also finds healthcare professionals expecting more HIT startups to arise in next two years and creating some new concerns amid the ongoing talent shortage.
By Leontina Postelnicu 04:26 am April 15, 2019
The fine was issued for breaching the Data Protection Act 1998. 
By Mike Miliard 12:36 pm April 11, 2019
Despite some halting progress with cybersecurity readiness, healthcare is still lacking in many key areas, according to a new progress report from the consultancy CynergisTek.
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By Tom Sullivan 11:22 am April 11, 2019
Infosec is a patient safety issue and it’s critical that customers trust you. But many health systems have been investing too little for years. It’s time for that to change.
By Deirdre Fulton 11:02 am April 09, 2019
Cybersecurity experts at BakerHostetler document some bright spots and areas for improvement for healthcare organizations.

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