Privacy & Security
Many of the top 10 incidents logged by HHS Office for Civil Rights involved ransomware, but a few stemmed from device theft or improper record disposal.
Aetna, which contracts with EyeMed to provide vision benefit services for members, said an EyeMed email mailbox was accessed by an unauthorized individual earlier this year.
With 2020 drawing to a close, Healthcare IT News shares the top 10 most read EMEA news stories of the year.
The Office for Civil Rights' 13th such settlement in the past year-plus comes on the heels of new proposed changes to the HIPAA Privacy Rule that prioritize patient access.
Telehealth relies on reliable, secure connectivity — and that's not something we can take for granted.
Evan Dumas, Regional Director, Southeast Asia, Check Point Software Technologies shares his insights on the opportunities and threats of IoT in healthcare, as well tips on preventing ransomware attacks.
The relaxation of regulations around telemedicine has undoubtedly made it easier for patients to access virtual care – but has also presented new privacy risks.
As COVID-19 wreaked havoc at health systems worldwide, hackers and bad actors were all too happy to take advantage of the confusion and expanded attack surface – in a new "cyberpandemic" that shows no sign of abating.
Breached network management software vendor SolarWinds has also listed the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Blue Cross Blue Shield as customers.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requested that states share information about individuals who receive the COVID-19 vaccine.