Privacy & Security

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By Tom Sullivan 07:30 am October 08, 2018
NHITWeek 2018 moves beyond proving the value of HIT to focus on showing successes of using information and technology.
Christian Dameff speaking on stage
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm October 05, 2018
The healthcare sector is well-aware that medical devices are vulnerable, but it’s hard to obtain the extra resources to fix the issue.
CHIME booth at HIMSS18
By Mike Miliard 10:24 am October 05, 2018
A new CHIME-KLAS survey of CIOs, CISOs and other security leaders finds that few are confident in their ability to protect patient safety and prevent disruptions from cybercriminals.
Dan Constantino speaking to HIMSS TV

Dan Costantino, CISO at Penn Medicine, will be speaking at the upcoming HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in Boston, Oct. 15-16.

By Dan Costantino 09:42 am October 04, 2018
Penn Medicine CISO Dan Costantino outlines the steps to gathering information so you can plan strategically and educate the business about threats.
man putting thumb on biometric reader
By Tom Sullivan 12:48 pm October 03, 2018
More than 70 percent of respondents ranked biometrics, such as fingerprinting and facial recognition, as the top choice for a unique identifier while hospital executives raised some questions.
computer login screen
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 03, 2018
Simulated attacks on a healthcare organization can help infosec leaders assess their security posture, but not all pen testers are created equal and not every provider is ready to be tested.
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By Mike Miliard 08:00 am October 03, 2018
The prospect of hackers gaining access to remote access to networked IT systems and connected medical devices raises concerns about serious safety risks.
computer screen with data breach
By Jessica Davis 08:00 am October 02, 2018
Part one of our cyber insurance series focuses on cyber policies and how organizations need to do their homework to ensure they’re covered after a breach.
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By Jessica Davis 09:50 am October 01, 2018
Take our quick survey and we’ll report the results back so you can learn about what your peers are seeing in terms of breaches, hacks and other cybersecurity events. 
collage of photos about security breaches
By Jessica Davis 09:00 am October 01, 2018
As seen with Nuance and the Allscripts lawsuit, when a breach or cyber incident occurs – like ransomware or network outage – an organization can face serious ramifications for failing to be transparent about what happened.

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