Privacy & Security
Supply chain visibility and inventory control tools can help safeguard opioids, controlled substances, expensive oncology therapeutics and vaccines, which are at risk of being stolen and sold on the black market, says Tom Knight, CEO of Invistics.
Bob Chaput, founder of cyber risk management firm Clearwater Compliance and author of the new book, "Stop the Cyber Bleeding," offers practical advice on turning an enterprise cyber risk management program into a business enabler.
This week's top stories include Google Cloud joining the national COVID-19 vaccination effort, the federal government sending one million COVID-19 vaccine doses directly to 6,500 pharmacies, and a security breach at Montefiore Medical Center.
Because ransomware is rampant in the healthcare sector and threats are constantly evolving, hospitals must continuously monitor for them, say CyberMDX's Amir Vashkover and Philips Healthcare's David Franklin.
Hackers are using phishing attacks against employees working from home to gain their user names and passwords, says Christophe Doré, security manager at Capsule Technologies.
This week's top stories include Flo Health landing in hot water with the FTC over data sharing allegations, states moving forward with second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and health IT heavy hitters creating the Vaccine Credential Initiative.
Pure Storage VP Josh Gluck says not only does Pure bake security into its products, it partners with data protection vendors to ensure its products work hand in hand with those that healthcare organizations are already using.
The complexity of managing security tools across multiple platforms is challenging, so there's an urgency to unify security processes and controls across all environments, says Pritesh Parekh, chief trust and security officer at Virtustream.
This week's top stories include a data breach that prompts healthcare organizations to take preventive steps, the CDC giving $227 million for COVID-19 vaccine preparedness and tracking, and Apple Watch adding a new VO2 Max feature.
Ransomware is the last step before threat actors get paid, so Armor Cloud Security's approach to stopping attacks from succeeding is to "secure left," says Chief Security Officer Chris Stouff.