Privacy & Security

man under two umbrellas
By Jessica Davis 04:28 pm October 24, 2018
The final chapter in our cyber insurance series outlines the legal considerations after a breach, mainly, ensuring the organization can choose its own investigator.
Worker looking at an analytics dashboard.
By Jeff Lagasse 05:40 pm October 23, 2018
Password strength, multiple tabs and SOC audits are some of the means by which healthcare providers can protect sensitive patient data.
Workers looking at an analytics dashboard.
By Laura Lovett 05:34 pm October 23, 2018
Infosec experts share advice about what innovators should track, security-wise, when building new apps and devices.
Staff monitoring security.
By Bill Siwicki 12:41 pm October 23, 2018
KPIs, metrics and other must-haves hospitals should track continuously to protect medical and patient data.
CMS booth at HIMSS17
By Susan Morse 12:29 pm October 22, 2018
Open enrollment, which begins November 1, will not be negatively impacted, CMS says.
Man working in server room.
By Susan Morse 09:52 am October 22, 2018
Hospitals and medical groups with limited security resources still have leadership options in managed care providers and virtual CISOs.

Joanna Clayborne, commissioner of Minnesota IT Services testifying in the Minnesota Senate on Oct. 17. (Credit: Minnesota Senate)

By Jessica Davis 02:23 pm October 19, 2018
The issues shared during an Oct. 18 state senate meeting mirror those the healthcare sector faces: a lack of resources and an onslaught of attacks make it nearly impossible to keep up.

A screengrab of the HealthHub portal's homepage.

By Dean Koh 02:38 am October 18, 2018
HealthHub, a one-stop portal and mobile application for Singaporeans to access a wide range of health content, rewards and e-services, which was launched in 2015, had experienced a series of unauthorised log-ins, according to the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB) recent statement.
FDA and Homeland Security signs.
By Jessica Davis 06:16 pm October 17, 2018
While the two federal agencies have worked together on vulnerability disclosures in the past, a new memorandum of agreement will improve coordination.
Doctor texting.
By Laura Lovett 02:16 pm October 17, 2018
As texting between patients and providers becomes more common, it’s imperative that providers consider the right platform to use and other security features to protect patient data.

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