Privacy & Security

By Dean Koh 12:26 am March 06, 2020
IoT security company Forescout has entered a strategic partnership with Medigate, a medical-device security and asset-management company, to help healthcare organizations continuously discover, identify, assess and secure all Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), IoT, operational technology
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By Laura Lovett 10:37 am March 05, 2020
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) sent a follow-up letter to Ascension CEO Joesph Impicciche regarding privacy concerns about Project Nightingale.
By Dave Muoio 01:40 pm March 04, 2020
"SweynTooth" impacts several microchip and medical device manufacturers, and could allow bad actors to wirelessly crash or access these products, according to the agency.
By Laura Lovett 10:07 am March 03, 2020
Prescription drug information and names were exposed, but financials and Social Security numbers were not.
By Nathan Eddy 02:21 pm March 02, 2020
The expanded bandwidth would be a big boost to smartphone-based healthcare consultations, enabling doctors to remotely monitor a patient’s vitals and analyze the statistics in real time.
Athenahealth CISO describes the company’s new ‘internal offensive’ security strategy
By Bill Siwicki 11:45 am February 28, 2020
“We no longer can rely on traditional security controls like vulnerability scans and periodic penetration tests to assure our stakeholders that our systems are keeping up with the rate and pace with which attacks occur,” says Taylor Lehmann.
Making the case for strong IT in facility security
By Benjamin Harris 12:41 pm February 27, 2020
How rapidly evolving new technologies are changing hospital security.
Tech optimization: Keeping infrastructure tech rock solid
By Bill Siwicki 12:21 pm February 27, 2020
Three healthcare IT infrastructure experts offer best practices for ensuring the foundational technologies are running optimally.
By Mike Miliard 01:24 pm February 26, 2020
AMA officials say the playbook aims to dispel some of the "myths and misconceptions from an array of complex federal and state laws surrounding patient electronic access to medical information."
By Tammy Lovell 04:32 am February 26, 2020
The European Data Protection Board has ordered the firms to mitigate possible risks.

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