Privacy & Security

By Kat Jercich 01:17 pm June 25, 2020
A commanding 94% majority of respondents to a new Black Hat survey says the pandemic has increased cybersecurity threats to enterprise systems and data – and many say it will continue to.
By Kat Jercich 09:17 am June 25, 2020
As new distributed ledger platforms have emerged, the tech has shown promise for the security of COVID-19 contact tracing, and so has the potential for data siloing.
By Ahmed El Sherif 11:13 am June 22, 2020
In a new investigation by Amnesty International, the two Gulf states and Norway have released apps that reportedly operate as mass surveillance tools.  
By Mike Miliard 02:26 pm June 18, 2020
The Dell subsidiary will work with the Florida-based health system over three years to transition its newly implemented Epic system to the Virtustream Healthcare Cloud.
Big data analytics in healthcare: Opportunities and obstacles
By Bill Siwicki 01:23 pm June 18, 2020
In a HIMSS20 Digital session, one expert spells out what healthcare can derive from big data, and what stands in the way of that innovation.
By Kat Jercich 12:03 pm June 18, 2020
The platform can now be used to furnish encrypted patient data to third-party applications.

Helen Oscislawski and Gerry Blass

By Bill Siwicki 12:30 pm June 17, 2020
Two compliance experts discuss how healthcare providers should address protected healthcare information, whether HIPAA needs an update, and how to balance the demands of privacy and data exchange.
By Kat Jercich 03:45 pm June 16, 2020
More than 40% of survey respondents said they didn't trust any organization to keep their data safe.
By Kat Jercich 01:58 pm June 16, 2020
The 25-bed hospital, which did not pay the ransom, is still working to get full access to files from August 2012 through August 2017.

Credit: Norwegian Institute of Public Health

By Sophie Porter 12:51 pm June 16, 2020
The Norwegian Institute of Public Health will delete all collected data and suspend operations to address security concerns.