Privacy & Security

Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement
By Bill Siwicki 12:24 pm February 20, 2020
The health and wellness data group lead at The MITRE Corporation offers a sneak preview of her HIMSS20 session on the topic.
By 09:24 am February 18, 2020
Although there’s a massive shortage of cybersecurity professionals, healthcare CISOs can take three steps to mitigate the shortage in their organizations.
By Nathan Eddy 11:10 am February 17, 2020
One sophisticated attack method takes advantage of the trusted World Health Organization name to distribute an attachment that will install the AgentTesla Keylogger.
How to protect against the most pressing threat to healthcare clouds today
By Bill Siwicki 11:09 am February 14, 2020
The director of solutions architecture at a cloud vendor says the top threat is an insufficient protection of sensitive data both where physical and logical safeguards are implemented.
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am February 12, 2020
Healthcare providers and device manufacturers are both responsible for putting mitigations in place to address patient safety risks, says FDA's Suzanne Schwartz.
By Nathan Eddy 04:18 pm February 11, 2020
To prevent cybersecurity incidents, it is important to recognize the enormity and complexity of the problem, and to catalog various threats and vulnerabilities, as one infosec expert will show at HIMSS20.
By Nathan Eddy 11:34 am February 11, 2020
Ponemon Institute and Keyfactor say 60% of organizations aren't adequately maintaining their digital certificates and public key infrastructure.
For HIMSS20, IBM says security, seamless data exchange, AI are key trends
By Bill Siwicki 11:22 am February 07, 2020
The general manager of IBM Watson Health talks digital transformation, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, blockchain, quantum computing and more.
By Benjamin Harris 11:54 am February 06, 2020
The modern cyber threat landscape means health systems can't take any chances on their networks. At HIMSS20, one expert will describe the ethos of "never trust, always verify."
By Nathan Eddy 10:35 am February 04, 2020
With the number of connected devices steadily increasing, health systems and hospitals need a comprehensive plan to guard against cyber threats. At HIMSS20, one infosec pro will describe some best practices.

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