Privacy & Security
This week's top stories include malicious actors looking to infect health systems on a large scale, and provider groups pushing back against Trump's claims that doctors are inflating COVID-19 numbers.
Intelligence sharing and collaborative best practices can help with risk mitigation as pandemic-era cyberattacks increase, says Parham Eftekhari, executive director of the Cybersecurity Collaborative.
This week's top stories include UHS being hit with an apparent ransomware attack, Anthem reaching a $39.5 million settlement, and Apple Watch's abnormal pulse feature driving unnecessary healthcare visits.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents both challenges and opportunities for real-world data generation surrounding scale, privacy and ethics, says Nigel Hughes, scientific director RWD/RWE at Janssen Research and Development.
This week's top stories include a lawsuit by former Zocdoc CEO Cyrus Massoumi, a large uptick in targeted attacks against telehealth systems, and a NorthShore University HealthSystem data breach affecting 348,00 people.
Cybersecurity expert Randy Bradley says outside-the-four-walls threats include makeshift triage units, but moving fast does not have to mean moving unwisely.
This week's top stories include hospitals scrambling to comply with the requirement to submit data to HHS, privacy issues with Google and Apple's contact tracing app, and the feds partnering with Pfizer on a potential COVID-19 vaccine.
Organizations need to have their attacker's view and line up their defenses the same way that they're being attacked, says Ryan Kalember, executive vice president of cybersecurity strategy at Proofpoint.
This week's top stories include CMS giving hospitals guidance in their efforts to reopen ailing service lines, a glitch exposing video of patient consultations and making telehealth accessible to the underserved.
Fortinet's Sonia Arista and Renee Tarun discuss cybersecurity challenges for healthcare in a changing business landscape.