Privacy & Security

By Dean Koh 02:14 am September 21, 2020
IHiS, Singapore’s national health IT agency aims to better digitally engage patients in a less transactional manner in the post pandemic era.  
By Mike Miliard 03:21 pm September 17, 2020
A German woman died after Düsseldorf University Clinic's servers were encrypted, which necessitated that she be relocated to a hospital 20 miles away.
Hackers used social engineering and exploited authentication protocols in an attempt to divert payments from the VA's Financial Services Center.
By Mike Miliard 04:38 pm September 14, 2020
Cyber crooks used social engineering and exploited authentication protocols in an attempt to divert payments from its Financial Services Center.
By Kat Jercich 11:09 am September 10, 2020
A new study from SecurityScorecard and DarkOwl sees increased risk across application and endpoint security, IP reputation, patching cadence and network security.
By Jeff Lagasse 10:34 am September 10, 2020
The exposed information included patients' full name, date of birth, contact information, and admission and discharge dates.
By Mike Miliard 01:14 pm September 09, 2020
The lawsuit had alleged that de-identified data from University of Chicago Medical Center patients, used for machine learning projects, was still identifiable given Google's data mining and AI capabilities.
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm August 26, 2020
With President Trump calling upon those who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate their plasma, the agency says HIPAA allows insurance plans to contact beneficiaries about donation.

Credit: TMC

By Dean Koh 06:04 am August 26, 2020
TMC is the first private hospital in Singapore to make NetSfere’s secure, HIPAA and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant messaging service.

Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2020 (Source: Gartner)

By Mike Miliard 11:30 am August 21, 2020
Those pandemic-era technologies will reach the fabled Plateau of Productivity sooner than other emerging innovations approaching the peak of the curve, such as digital twins, data fabric and SASE network architecture, researchers say.
By Mike Miliard 04:35 pm August 18, 2020
A new survey from CynergisTek finds widespread acceptance and use of virtual care among patients – but also shows that many would lose their enthusiasm if data breaches became common.