Privacy & Security

By Tammy Lovell 06:15 am February 22, 2021
Two French hospitals returned to paper systems after being targeted by hackers.
Cybersecurity monitoring
By Kat Jercich 03:27 pm February 18, 2021
The Center for Internet Security's service uses software from the cybersecurity vendor Akamai aimed at proactively identifying, blocking and mitigating threats.
By Bill Siwicki 12:51 pm February 17, 2021
ChristianaCare Chief Information Security Officer Anahi Santiago says she's drawn some lasting lessons from the hectic past 12 months, which offered a powerful reminder that "the human component is integral to the success of information security."
By Mike Miliard 10:53 am February 16, 2021
A report Tuesday from South Korea's Yonhap News Agency on Tuesday alleged that the regime of Kim Jong Un had tried to tap into the servers of a local drugmaker to obtain data on the Pfizer vaccine.
By Sara Mageit 04:51 am February 16, 2021
The attack has caused their websites and telephone platform to become unavailable.
Security professionals sit in front of a computer.
By Kat Jercich 01:47 pm February 10, 2021
A new report shows that almost three-quarters of the number of breaches reported to HHS in the last six months of 2020 were tied to third-party business associates.
Telehealth telemedicine virtual care nurses
By Bill Siwicki 11:35 am February 10, 2021
In the first of a new feature series focused on the hard-won lessons of the past year, three CIOs, a CMIO and a CHIO describe how their new investments and digital transformation strategies point the way to a healthier 2021.
Computer code
By Dave Muoio 10:34 am February 10, 2021
Thirty mobile health apps from larger healthcare information technology companies were susceptible to a broken object level authorization (BOLA) attack.
A person sits in a darkened room in front of a computer
By Kat Jercich 11:58 am February 08, 2021
NBC News reports that extensive patient data from Leon Medical Centers and Nocona General Hospital were published in an apparent extortion attempt.
Runner with smart device
Digital health and data experts illustrate the risk of sharing anonymized fitness data and call for systematic reform.